Considering the high employment rate in the country, some 'ill' motive
individuals might have seen this as an opportunity to swindle
unsuspecting job seekers.
In this post, we will be sharing our experience with supposed "Corinthia Hotel"
received a call from a young lady requesting to post a job for their UK
branch office for job seekers in Nigeria on MyJobMag.com. The default question we asked
was: "If you are recruiting people for a company in UK, why not
target UK audience first?"
This raised a red flag, but we decided to go a step further with the quest. We requested that the job details be sent to us.
When we received the email, we noticed three things:- The job titles and details were omitted
- There was a glaring line: "Monthly Salary: 200,000NGN and above depending on level of work experience."
- They are using firstname.lastname@example.org email addressThese points raised the following questions:
For an advertiser, is the job detail not key? How will job seekers know
if they are qualified and know the positions they are even applying
for? or is it an all comers affair?
- A minimum of 820 GBP for any
position! Come on, when you get to UK, you will find lots of people
begging for that position; and crying out loud that seems to be the only
selling point the company has! They are not promising any career prospect.
- How come a company this big uses @ovi email address?
take the game to the next level, we queried the email address, and in a
bid for them to fix this flaw, they changed it to @outlook.com.
This is the straw that broke the camels back, there was no need playing further. It was obvious something is fishy.
As if the above isn't enough, they sent the plethora of job positions:Conference/Banqueting Operations Manager
Food/Beverage Team Members
Banquest Sales Executive
Banquest sales Coordinato
Assistant Manager of front office
Housekeeping Service Coordinator
We took out time to visit Corinthia Hotel website: http://www.corinthia.com/en/our-hotels/
and it was clear they are not in Nigeria. How come we received a call from their branch in Nigeria?
We strongly advise you, yes you to beware of this type of job posts offering juicy pay in UK, when we have lots of unemployed graduates in the UK!
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