Did you know job scams make up the biggest category of online crime reports?
That’s according to a Bank of the West infographic titled “Worked Over.” It breaks down some of the most common dangers and offers really good tips for how to avoid them. I was surprised to see the most popular scam is asking for payment before receiving job materials.
With 94% of Americans using online searches as a means for finding work, there are loads of opportunities for identity thieves and online scammers to take advantage of unsuspecting job seekers. Don’t be a victim.
See the two really useful sections below. For the full infographic, click here.