If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
With more than a million new job listings every month, Craigslist is flush with opportunities in every industry.
Seasonal retail jobs, research assistants, project managers, tanning salon sales associates -- the list goes on.
There's something for everyone, it seems. There are good jobs to be had, but spotting a scam might not be as easy these days. In the telecommuting and flexible job industry (envelope stuffing, craft assembly, mystery shopping and the like), for every one real job listing there are 60 to 70 scams, according to Sara Sutton Fell, chief executive and founder of FlexJobs.
Scam artists are preying on desperate job seekers, using surprisingly creative techniques to con them on free job posting sites like Craigslist.
After checking in with employment experts, we've compiled a list of 13 "red flags" that your dream job may not be all it's cracked up to be:
1. Generic and/or vague job titles. Look for descriptions that fail to list a location andRead More »from 13 Tell-Tale Signs Your Craigslist Dream Job is a Scam