How To Spot A Legit Job Opportunity Abroad

Spot A Legit Job Opportunity Abroad

With numerous job search moving online, it is hard to spot whether a job opportunity or recruiter is legit or not. The bad news? Job scammers are out there. The good news? Overseas job scams can be avoided if you deeply understand what to look for.

To avoid fraud and identify theft, follow our tips below:

Tips on how to spot a legit job opportunity abroad

Tip #1: If it is too good to be true

If you’re a certified job hunter, you probably know the average salary and experience level for your job expertise. If the found job opportunity lists the position for two or three times the typical salary, be wary and check.

Tip #2: You did not apply

Don’t be fooled by employer or recruiter saying that they found your resume online even if you didn’t apply for them. In these cases, it is better to conduct a background check on the firm to see if it actually exists.

Tip #3: Confidential information

Job sites don’t usually ask for your social security number, bank account details, and credit card information. Never give out such information and ensure you leave the site as well.

Tip #4: Emails full of errors

If you receive a job offer letter with capitalization problems, missing commas (or too many), and generally bad English it can indicate that the offer isn’t real.

Tip #5: Vague job description

If you stumble upon a job advertisement with vague job descriptions, you can contact the company and ask for further details. A real organization will provide you with more information about what the role entails.

For aspiring OFWs, the best way to know legit job opportunity is to visit Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s Website. you can also find the list of accredited overseas workforce agency on the said website.

Great Ways Manpower International is a POEA registered company that has been in the industry of providing manpower requirements of companies abroad for more than 20 years.

With excellence and prudence in mind, we have established a standardized business process from accreditation of clients to deployment of candidates. To know more about our overseas job openings, click here.

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