Avoiding job scams

With the average length of joblessness now a shocking 30.2 weeks and the possibility that some unemployment insurance benefits may end, the jobless will likely become even more desperate and more vulnerable to  scammers who prey on people's vulnerabilities. On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a crackdown on these creeps. The commission urges you to think twice before spending money. You shouldn't have to buy a job. Here are some other tips...

You can click here to read the FTC's advice on avoiding scams and here to read my article on the subject in Thursday's Philadelphia Inquirer.

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