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Employment Guide Still Running Bogus, Scam Ads
As it has for as long as I can remember, the Employment Guide is still running job scam ads in all of its papers across the country. As I’ve written about before (here), this particular scam ad purports to offer postal worker jobs and other government jobs. When an unsuspecting job seeker calls the number, they are informed that to apply, they need to send $24.99 to the company running the ad to obtain the application which is freely available on government web sites. It is a horrendous disservice to readers to be placing classifieds for companies that blatantly rip people off and take advantage of their circumstances. It shows how little regard the Employment Guide has for its readers (and advertisers) and how desperate they are for whatever revenue they can generate, no matter how unscrupulous the source. I was particularly surprised to see a half-page ad for the postal worker scam in the New York edition of the Employment Guide (which was, like most of its papers across the country, only a thin, meager 8 pages). Later in the edition, there was a second, quarter-page ad for the same scam. Unbelievable.
[tags]Employment Guide, The Employment Guide, Companies That Rip People Off, Ad Scams, Job Scams, Businesses That Don’t Care About The People They Pretend To Serve, Bad Business Decisions, What Goes Around Comes Around[/tags]