Recruitment scams happen when a scammer claims to be a recruitment agent, approaching you for a job that does not exist. Unfortunately, job scams and phishing in the recruitment sector is increasing, and we are aware that scammers are unlawfully using the Hudson RPO name and logo in an attempt to obtain your personal and/or financial information. These scams prey upon an individual’s desire to obtain a job and they can sometimes “feel” like a genuine recruitment process.
Whilst employment fraud is becoming increasingly sophisticated, the best way to help prevent yourself from becoming a victim of a job scam is to educate yourself on things to look out for during your job search.
We have set out our top tips to help you spot a potential job scam.
Remember if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!
WhatsApp contact: Hi How are you?
WhatsApp contact: Nice to meet you. I’m Eunice from Hudson RPO. We are urgently hiring for several job positions. May I share the position details with you?
WhatsApp contact: This is our package. PT£32-£38 per hour. FT £900 -£1100 per week.Located in the UK. A flexible application is available to accommodate your schedule. No contract or investment is needed. British Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Visa holder (T&C)
WhatsApp contact: Can the person in charge forward the full job details to your WhatsApp? You can take a look and decide if it suits your preference.
You can find more information on employment fraud and recruitment scams on the UK Government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/understanding-the-impact-of-job-scams