Beware of online predators while searching a job

I am currently looking for a job so I have posted my resume on some known sites like www.hotjobs.com and www.careerbuilder.com. It has option of make resume searchable by employer. That is the best thing but sometimes it is a hotbed for online scam companies and predators. I got an email with title “Vishal , regarding your online resume”. The content of it is as follows:

Dear Vishal ,

My assistant forwarded your online resume to me as a possible candidate for a position with our company. Based on your credentials, it appears you may be qualified for the Technical position we currently have available. xxxx xxxxxx is the largest online talent company in the United States. Our talent have worked with such companies as Tommy Hilfiger, Universal Studios, Pepsi, MTV, HBO, Reebok, and hundreds of others.

Our tech department involves working as a team to constantly maintain and upgrade our website. The majority of our programmers/webdevelopers work from home, maintaining contact by telephone, email, and instant messaging. Our starting compensation for the tech department includes the following:

* First year base salary of $40,000 – $75,000 based on experience and skill
* Bonus plan that can add 25% or more to base salary
* Medical, Dental, and Vision plan
* Expense Account
* Paid Vacation
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Rapid Fast Track advancement program

To be formally considered for the Tech position, please visit our website at:

www.xxxxxx.com?A=1346477

then click on the “careers” tab and select “information technology.”

Once you have completed the online application, I will review it and contact you shortly to schedule an interview.

Best regards,
xxxxx xxxxx

Being in computer profession, I directly never click on any link which comes from unknown source. I copied just web address and opened their website. Google page rank for this website was not good. so I thought let me try google god and searched for company information. I found that it is a company run by people who had been previously involved in frauds.

Now a days predators are using technology to prey. I got this email from a well known website careerbuilder.com. So beware of job scams.

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