I love Craigslist! I have gotten more than one real, legitimate job from there, both W-2 and 1099, non-remote jobs. But Craigslist can also be a hotbed of scammer activity. And now after COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns have brought Depression Era-levels of unemployment, millions of people are desperate for jobs — especially jobs which […]
Avoiding Scams: Is the Company Legit?
So you’ve found that remote job posting or work-from-home gig that seems just right — just what you were looking for! It’s not ‘too good to be true,’ obvious-scam kine posting, but you still want to know a bit more about the company before you submit all your personal data. Gone are the days when […]
That tired old cliche: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. -everyone’s auntie Unfortunately that tired old cliche is one of the best protections for remote job hunters. If it makes your “scam” antenna go up, or if your spider-sense starts tingling, there’s a good chance you’re looking at a scam […]