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Sault Area Hospital Cautions about Job Scam E-mails

Ontario, Canada based SAH (Sault Area Hospital) cautions of new e-mails posing as messages from SAH that actually are a fake. Saultthisweek.com reported this dated June 5, 2012.

Looking like an elaborate letter, the fake e-mails seemingly arrive from the President of SAH alternatively, other staff at SAH, and are passed via "Sault Area Consultancy," presenting job openings to health-care experts, particularly nurses, inside the Philippines while asking the potential recruits to go through an "Interview Coaching" program spanning 2-days.

But, according to SAH, it doesn't provide jobs solely on the basis of applications sent online, nor does it mandate fresh recruits for attending any "Interview Coaching" alternatively similar training that requires a fee payment. There's also no association of the hospital with "Sault Area Consultancy" or any involvement with employment activities inside the Philippines.

Meanwhile, regarding the current e-mail scam, security analysts remark that it's another kind of the globally-known "advance fee scam" wherein individuals pretending to be employers present impressive job openings that require the employment-hunter in submitting fees beforehand supposedly for travel expenses, work visas alternatively "interview coaching" like in the current instance.

A few of such e-mails are likely to be pretty un-problematically recognized with their weak grammar and incorrect spellings as also unbelievable cover stories, however, still more maybe fairly sophisticated while possibly have detailed company info that are actually to ensnare the e-mail reader. Hence, it's advisable that recipients of the e-mails follow the steps given below no matter how true an employment opportunity may appear:

First, they should be vigilant of e-mails that present work even if they haven't applied for it as such a work is surely a fake. Also, suppose an arbitrary e-mail arrives inside their inbox mentioning about a job available, they should certainly verify it by searching for the organization online and especially whether that organization is indeed seeking employees.

Secondly, Internet-users must be careful while handling job-recruiters that state they're presently on an overseas tour on business for, such people are scammers who make up the story to avoid meeting the victim. Such people also insist on solely communicating through electronic mail.

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