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With unemployment through the roof and many people too lazy to try harder, innocent Newcastle residents are subjected to a variety of scams. As a result, unfortunate job seekers are being conned into thinking employment is just around the corner.
Firstly, ER24 is being falsely associated with unofficial jobs and paramedic learnership programs via advertisements on social media. “At this time of year, people are often seeking new employment and other learning opportunities, and these advertisements can be a much-needed hope in troubling times,” the company points out.
However, ER24 says it is important to note that these scams seek to solicit payment in advance as part of the hiring process. This being a common sign of fraudulent employment.
The company stresses that people should know that the ER24 fees will only be requested during registration.
All official ER24 positions are advertised on its official website. Click the link to visit their website: ER24 Careers.
Adding to this, the South African Police Service (SAPS) has issued a scam alert, following messages spreading on social media.
The message invites unemployed graduates to apply for jobs at the SAPS. However, the SAPS, on the other hand, claims that not only is the message fake, but it is also a scam.
“There are no vacancies for new recruits to join the SAPS at the moment, and there are also no internship posts advertised,” the SAPS says.
The public is encouraged to visit the official police website for the most up-to-date information on advertised positions. Click the link to visit their website: SAPS Careers.
As with ER24, the SAPS reminds job seekers that they will never be charged a fee to apply for a posted position.
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