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Scammers abound… The latest scam you need to know? The corporate con known as jobfishing.

    According to a yearlong investigation by BBC News, a faux creative agency called Madbird positioned itself to job applicants as a hot new design agency… The promise of a sleek, creative position working remotely during a pandemic ultimately lured in over 50 employees.

    But the commission-based employees were never paid, and they eventually discovered that the company they "worked" for was completely fabricated… Jobfishing is becoming a serious concern for would-be workers navigating employment opportunities.   MORE

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The two biggest words in the English language are…

➔    No, we’re not talking about long, unusual or difficult to pronounce words such as triskaidekaphobia (the fear of the number 13). We’re talking about two simple words, powerful words which are famously underutilized in today’s world. These are two words which happen to be very important to the job seeker. MORE 

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