5 Red Flags of an Unethical Workplace: Q&A

According to the newly released Global Business Ethics Survey, close to 50% of US workers witnessed unethical and/or illegal conduct on the job in 2020. In addition, retaliation against employees who reported wrongdoing rose steeply, up to 61% in 2020. G. Richard Shell, Chair of Wharton Business School’s Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department is author of the bestselling Read More …

FlexJobs Identifies Common Job Search Scams

Job search scams have been around for a long time. However, as technology has evolved and new challenges appear for job seekers, scammers have developed new tactics. According to the Better Business Bureau, the COVD-19 pandemic has caused an increase in work-from-home job scams. In a recent article, job search site FlexJobs identified fourteen common Read More …

FlexJobs: Beware of Work-at-Home Scams

As the number of unemployed workers continues to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic, work-from-home job scams are also likely to increase. The promise of working remotely has always been appealing for many people, but it’s particularly enticing for those wishing to stay safe at home while earning money. Work-at-home jobs have always been a target Read More …

Don’t Be Pressured to Compromise Your Values

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   I recently was presented with an opportunity to make money on a “sponsored” post. However, the company did not want me to disclose the sponsorship. If you are a blogger or content creator online, you know that FTC guidelines dictate that sponsorships must be clearly disclosed. This company pressured me to compromise.  Read More …

Flexjobs.com Identifies 3 New Online Job Scams

FlexJobs has detailed three new online scams that specifically target job seekers interested in work-from-home jobs. These job scams include the reshipping scam, the Post Office scam, and the online interview scam.  According to a FlexJobs survey with over 2,600 respondents, 17 percent of job seekers have reported being a victim of a job scam Read More …

Signs of a Bad College or University

Choosing the right college or university is a major decision that can greatly impact your future. Attend the right college and you can expect a great career and financial success. Choose the wrong college, and you may not learn the skills necessary for your chosen career path which will lead to a lack career satisfaction Read More …

Signs of Job Scams and Pyramid Schemes

College students and recent graduates are particularly vulnerable to scams, pyramid schemes, and generally awful jobs. Companies know applicants with little or no experience are desperate and won’t ask for much in the way of salary or benefits. They lure you in with big promises but offer few details on the actual job. If  you’re Read More …

Tips for Avoiding Job Scams

on line pharmacy Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier via Compfight Searching for a job is hard enough, but job seekers must also worry about the prevalence of online scams. Scammers have become more sophisticated over the years, making it difficult for job seekers to distinguish legitimate job ads from fake postings or pyramid schemes. Luckily, there are Read More …