How To Spot Work From Home Scams

Work from home scams is abundant online. They squeeze into every platform possible, and you might fall for one if you are not careful.

Let's talk about what characteristics to look out for with work-from-home scams.

It doesn't matter if you want to work remote part-time as a side hustle or find a full-time remote job; you need to look out for the sleazeballs!

If you see vague job listings anywhere online (not just job boards) that lack detail, are generic or seem fishy, it's most likely a work from the home scam – it is best to steer clear.

The Job Posting and Description Lacks Detail

They Require Payment Up Front

If a work-from-home job ever requires you to pay any fees upfront to get started working, that's an immediate red flag.

On job boards like indeed, where you surf their jobs using the “remote” location filter, you will see a rating under each company name on each listing. Pay attention to these.

You Can't Find Any Information About The Company.

If the position pays $100,000 a year for 20 hours a week (that can be done from home), no experience necessary, start tomorrow with no on-call and pick your schedule; please don't do it. That isn't a good sign.

When Things Are Too Good to Be True, They Usually Are

There will always be people out there trying to turn a trick. If you know what to look for and have realistic expectations when searching online for work-from-home jobs, you will avoid most of these work-from-home scams.

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