Click link to register for Tuesday, March 25 - Thursday, March 27 virtual job fair.
Here are some signs of a common job scam: being asked to create an instant messenger account for online "interview" (Yahoo IM is very popular among scammers and a good way to hide their identity), may use a real company name but a personal email account such as Yahoo or Google (email address does not match company name and does not include verifiable address, phone number and website that corresponds to a legitimate company), get an email/text that references your AbilityLinks resume but no or general knowledge of resume details, easy to get the job and being pressured to take it, offered a phony check to pay for software or training or equipment and then asked for a copy of bank deposit slip (this is a way to get access to your bank account.) Read more.
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ACLU, undergraduate summer internship, New Youk, NY
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Illinois Tollway, call center agent, Chicago, IL
Brookfield Zoo, temporary seasonal workers, talent acquisition coordinator, Brookfield, IL
PNC, multiple admin, technical and professional opportunities across U.S. Click link, enter keyword PNC
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AbilityLinks will host its first virtual job fair of the year Tuesday, March 25 to Thursday, March 27.
"AbilityLinks has hosted numerous job fairs over the last few years because they are dynamic and accessible from almost anywhere,” explains Ken Skord, AbilityLinks program director. “These virtual job fairs not only benefit talented—yet often overlooked—job-seekers and inclusive employers, but will also help federal contractors comply with a new rule scheduled to go into effect March 24, 2014. It sets a 7% utilization (hiring) goal for qualified persons with disabilities within each of the contractor’s job groups or their entire workforce. Read more.
The goal of job scams is to get money from you but that won't be apparent at first. Read these common signs of a JOB SCAM:
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