UAE Fake Jobs Guide (2017)

2017 is just 3 days old, hope you scatter joy and happiness wherever you go all 362 days of the upcoming year.

New Year gives us the perfect chance to start something new and fresh and that’s why we are here with you to give you something informative and very very important.

Thousands of Job hunters will be looking for new Jobs across United Arab Emirates especially in Dubai & Abu Dhabi because of its rich hunting ground for job seekers.

 
This is really sad and disturbing that the Fraudulent Companies or Recruitment firms in United Arab Emirates are playing with people’s Life especially with those who are on Visit visas or those who are looking to change their sponsor’s because of Low salary, Duty Timings or other related issues.

We have written the most causes and the way to avoid being scammed in below Guide, Please read out and do share with your love ones for awareness.


Online Recruitment:
Fraudulent websites are using online ads to advertise their fake jobs on Internet. Once you have landed on their websites they will somehow make you ready for registration or sign up process.
After sign up or account registration process, scammers will start to collect your data by creating a profile, at the completion of your personal profile they will try their best to force you to subscribe or upgrade for their premium or paid service.

Candidates who are willing to pay will get entertain with below Fake Features:

1: Premium or Paid candidate moves to the top of Employer list any time user applied for Job.
2: You will get most experienced and attractive profile.
3: You will be given best position on all listings.
4: Your job applications will be always on top of the list.
5: You will get high salary job with all benefits.
    
Above are the most common reasons why job seekers are paying those fake website owners. Please note that fraudulent websites will also show you some fake candidate’s or companies testimonials by adding false images and text. Search Google for more regarding "Fake Testimonials"

Check out an example of Fake Jobs Testimonial.

Such type of website are controlling or operating outside United Arab Emirates, so the risk of getting arrest or other legal action from local authorities is very low and the opportunity to target unsuspecting and innocent job seeker is very high. So be Careful.

Online Ads but Physical Recruitment:

  • Companies who are having recruitment staff are using advance technology gadgets and desktop ads to advertise their hiring, it is noted that mostly Fake Jobs are advertising online mentioning high salaries and benefits for user’s attraction.
  • Candidates were given contact numbers only, once you have called those numbers you will be address for Interview on urgent basis.
  • After visiting to the given address, you’ll see dozens of job seekers waiting for their turns, the waiting time makes you believe that the setup is 100% genuine.
  • You have called by Recruiters they will ask you some questions including your current visa status, employment history, expected salary and few more.
  • You will be given maximum 1 week time to make yourself ready for face to face interview with officials.
  • You will be excited and sometimes more excited that you have done everything and get a great job but do not know that somebody is paling with you.
  • After waiting for few days, you went for another interview on different location where a recruiter so called HR of the company addressing you:
  • “Congratulations Mr/Ms. Fool” You are hired, our HR Department had a close look at your resume and would like to tell you that you are suitable for this post.

So, where is the Problem?

  • The problem begin when recruitment agent the so called HR ask you to pay Hiring Fees or Registration Fees in Advance that worth 200 to 300 AED.
  • Due to long wait, 2 Interviews, desperation, urgency and other financial or family issues candidate loosed his/her strength and ready to take chance and make the payment with positive thinking that he/she secured a job.
  • But let us tell all of our readers that you have been fooled by those fake Recruiters. You will be never ever call for contract sign or visa process, so please be careful, don’t waste your time and money,  as we have noticed that educated candidates from Pakistan, India and Philippines also complaining about the drama played with them, so When a well-qualified candidate fell into that drama, how about job seekers with less knowledge and education?
 

How Fake Recruiters & Companies attracting candidates?
We have collected the most common trends of UAE Job Scammers:

1: Advertising High Salary Jobs.
2: No Experience is required.
3: All benefits will be provided.
4: Direct Hiring from Home Country.
5: Urgent & Immediate Hiring.

How to Avoid Being Scammed and Cheated?
We have written the basic points that you need to check before online registration or before creating an online profile or going for an interview with recruiters in UAE:

1: Always apply through Company official website.
2: Do the Authentication of Website.
3: Do not Pay for Jobs, this is 100% scam.
4: If you already visited recruiter, ask the web name and details of Company you will work for.
5: Do not provide your Bank Details to anyone.
6: Do not pay Processing Fee, Registration Fee or Hiring/Service charges.
7: Do some research about the company you are going for interview.
8: Check out LinkedIn.com that contain data of most companies around the globe.
9: Do not reply to the spam mails, it mostly cheats.
10: Always check “About us” Page on site you are applying, if this page is not present, do not deal with them.
11: If you are applying through third party site, check out the Company Name, Email Address, Website Link and Contact Number for verification, if third party site can provide those details, you can trust and apply. (Check Below Image taken from our Blog)

We are ending our Guide with few words, their are hundreds and thousands of those who have lost their jobs or looking for new jobs, and or visiting those fraudulent companies on visit or Tourist visa and getting cheated every day. Companies and Recruiters who are involved in scams and other illegal activities should be put behind bars.
Please register a complaint to Police on any site that conducting scam, hope authorities will take legal actions.

To,
UAE Job seekers,
Please be on high alert when approaching such companies, and one more time please do not pay anyone for Jobs.
Take your best care, Good Luck

Source: uaelabours

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