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CAUTION: Not All ‘Recruiters’ Are Really Recruiters

Posted March 16th, 2021 | Author: John G. Self

As the employment picture continues to improve, I have received several questions regarding recruiters and the recruitment process. Here is an example:

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Scam artists, regrettably, are as American as apple pie. So it is not surprising, with an improving job market and millions of workers still pounding the pavement trying to re-enter the workforce, that scammers would enter and complicate this picture.

Beware.

“I spoke with a recruiter for the first time today.  He says he wants to put me up for a nice management position.  He asked for my references and my driver’s license, and social security numbers to complete a standard background check before he could submit my resume.  I was uncomfortable.  What should I do?”

Part II – Tomorrow

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