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Personal Assistant - might be a job scam?! - 468 Replies

I received the same email..Glad I checked it out here first before responding... Hello, How are you doing today? I received your resume...


Updated 3 hours ago

Scam job - 51 Replies

Was contacted by Crescent Development Group and it was very clear that this was a scam based on the way the person spoke. I just received a call from...


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JOB HOAX!!!!! Data Entry position - 89 Replies

I recieved this email this morning. This woman states she is with Apptio. And she does send me to their site to do research on the company. I have...


Updated 4 hours ago

Job Hoax - 1847 Replies

Thank you for your answers and congratulations once more on the position. You have successfully passed my checks and confirmed for the position. You...


Updated 22 hours ago


I thought when they said "here is money for computer equipment"...that was that. Not "here's money for computer equipment...but send the money here...


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I'm getting emails from jobs I've applied to saying they tried calling but I have no missed calls - 2 Replies

We still have time to wait for the right jobs and are not even looking for anything special right now but the places that contacted me were for...


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If I'm so 'impressive' how come I can't get an interview? - 58 Replies

This might help


Updated 2 days ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 575 Replies

I'm retiring soon so no more interviews for me. No more petty tyrants in HR, no more conceited interviewers with their crazy pet questions, no more...


Job interview question

I am a fresh graduate at university and have experience only of an internship. How can I answer the following questions: 1. What is your biggest...


Updated 3 days ago

loss of job due to failed drug test what do you say to a new potential employer in an interview. - 68 Replies

Forum monitor, I think I realize what happened. I was replying to someone else, and maybe your vulgar language/personal attack detecting program...


Updated 4 days ago

Final Job Interview - 1 Reply

Walk away. Any company that makes you front your own money for an interview is too cheap or too financially unstable to work for.


Updated 4 days ago

Legitimate company names used for scam - 44 Replies

I experienced the same! I researched previously so now I'm just playing their game. What they gaining by doing this? My contact person,"Mrs Richard...


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Being ghosted after interview! - 1 Reply

I doubt that you did anything wrong. Unfortunately, ghosting by employers after interviews is very common these days. I’ve lost count of how many...


Updated 4 days ago

Any Experience with Suspicious Recruiters? - 73 Replies

My experience is very similar. I've found CoreTech to be a big offender. I have had a bunch of recruiters from that firm contact me over the years...


Updated 5 days ago

Offered a job that sounds like a scam. - 21 Replies

Yes, this definitely looks like a scammer to me.


Updated 5 days ago

background check for pending cases - 91 Replies

I have been falsely accused,arrested and face a felony charge that I intend to fight and be found not guilty of. If they don't dismiss it first. I...


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Hiring Manager didn't asked about salary expectation - 10 Replies

I have done a phone interview and a face to face interview, they stated they were interested in hiring me but never approached the subject, just...


Updated 6 days ago

What percentage of jobs posted online are fake? - 13 Replies

I have been getting a lot of interviews from jobs I’ve applied to on Indeed. Now, when I apply to large companies (like national chains), I rarely...


Updated 6 days ago

Recruiter / Staffing Agency Scams? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lyddd in Marietta, Georgia"]Did you ever go to this interview? Curious to learn more about this 'Do agency". Seems sketch.[/QUOTE] was...


Updated 6 days ago

Being Interviewed by 4 People - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Eva14 in Medford, Oregon"]Roofing, thanks for the good advice. I brought along extra resumes and passed them out to everyone there. That...


Updated 6 days ago


It's incredibly frustrating! Very sorry you are going through this too. Being that you have already called and emailed the HR rep I would say that is...


Updated 7 days ago

Not sure how to read how my interview ended - 1 Reply

I think all you can do now is wait and hope for the best. When there are that many applicants, I suppose it just isn’t practical for the company to...


Updated 7 days ago

Should I Contact Employer or Not? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Eva14 in Medford, Oregon"]A couple of weeks ago, I had a phone interview with an employer. It was just for a customer service position,...


Updated 9 days ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 379 Replies

It’s my experience that usually “we’ll keep your resume on file and let you know if anything matching your qualifications opens up.” Is just a B.S....


Updated 9 days ago

I cannot tell if this if a hoax or not. - 8 Replies

Same thing just happened to me this morning actually the name was Miller Jack but I'm not sure if it's a scam job I applied for data entry on indeed...


Weird interview requests for jobs I haven't applied for

Today I got two different interview requests for companies I definitely did not apply for. I received emails and text messages. One of the weird...


Updated 9 days ago

You don't speak Spanish? Well that's too bad - 147 Replies

[QUOTE who="RoBro in Denver, Colorado"]Actually it is a skill to know more than one language and English is NOT the official language of USA. We...


Updated 11 days ago

Has anyone ever got an job or interview from this site? - 55 Replies

I’m getting some interviews, but I never get the job. I don’t know if that means I come across better on paper than I do in person, or what. I really...


Updated 12 days ago

Third Interview... No response! - 67 Replies

[QUOTE who="That Guy in Brooklyn, New York"]Well that's that. Anyone reading this can at least get the story... Got an email from the Creative...


Updated 12 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 381 Replies

This and your “misc. job duties” are not always mentioned in a forthcoming manner during the interview. You could find yourself working at days and...


Updated 12 days ago

New Personal Assistant Scam - 4 Replies

Thanks so much for info because I was to be starting this week for "Receptionist/personal assistant-Mooresville NC. He is going by Name Eric...


Updated 12 days ago

Recruiter called I picked up but said that I was out at the moment. Is that bad? - 1 Reply

I'd email them if you have their contact info. If not, call them during regular business hours and leave a detailed message with: 1) Your full...


Updated 12 days ago

Delayed decision - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="JB58 in Miami, Florida"]That means that they want to keep you as a back up. Sad, but companies do this all the time.[/QUOTE] I didn't...


Updated 12 days ago

Low-balled myself - Advice? - 19 Replies

Hi CaJazz, That's good advice. I definitely fell for their tactic, but at least it's not something outside the range I'd consider for a part-time...


Recruiter called I picked up but said that I was out at the moment. Is that bad?

A recruiter called me saying that they were interested in scheduling me for an interview and if I had any questions for them. I said that's great to...


Updated 13 days ago

Recruiter doesn't show for a telephone interview - how would you follow up - 5 Replies

If they are fishy just give them the review they deserve on here so you can warn others of how unprofessional they are.


Phone Interview-geographically undesirable?

I recently applied for a territory sales manager job and called someone that I know that works for the company and asked if he would put in a good...


Updated 14 days ago

Legitimacy of job offer? - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="ramagio in Toronto, Ontario"]whats the update with this? i just accepted a job with a comapny similar called Bright Union, had a “phone...



So I applied for a dental office manager position in my local area.I was supprised when I called to get a update the guy stated on the phone he was...


Updated 16 days ago

frito-lay hiring process - 208 Replies

How does the charlotte location drug test ? Mouth , hair , urine


Updated 16 days ago

If an interviewer says they'll probably be making decisions within the week, is that usually accurate? - 55 Replies

I am in the same boat too, but mine is much longer wait. I had a informal interview with Regional Manager of Eastern Canada of the company 3 months...


Updated 17 days ago

Average typing speed - 17 Replies

I was a transcriptionist for 10 years. 85 WPM for me is nothing. XD


Seriously confused

I'll try to be short with my story that's driving me crazy: I applied for a job that is more senior than my current role, I mean I aimed really high...


Updated 18 days ago

When should I call back? - 9 Replies

I missed a call from a very important employer back home being appling for this position for sometime now I he call me monday at around 230pm I was...


Updated 19 days ago

Should I expect to hear back? - 1 Reply

I would think so. As a hiring manager, I would understand that "moving soon" == "NOT a 1 hour commute". As a result, I wouldn't be concerned with...


Updated 20 days ago

Rude interviewer - how to respond? - 44 Replies

[QUOTE who="Monica80 in Scarborough, Ontario"]I was invited to an interview by the president and director of ecommerce. During the entire interview,...


Updated 20 days ago

Second Interview - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Fjohnson2271 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]I would give a call. You never know if unforeseen things have delayed them giving you a call...


Updated 20 days ago

Advice since no reply after a month! - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="bilfrobaggins in Langley, British Columbia"]Thanks for your reply. They just called me today to inform that they would not proceed with...


Post interview email response

I just had my third interview with a company with the VP of operations. I felt like the interview went well. His response to my thank you email was...


Updated 22 days ago

Taleo - "Withdraw" button removed? - 50 Replies

[QUOTE who="YCIR in Arlington, Virginia"]Hey LMK - can you help me out since you seem to be very knowledgeable on this topic, here is my...

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