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Do you work through an agency, have you recently applied for a new job, or do you have information about a recruiter where you or a colleague have experienced fraudulent or unfair activity?

If you suspect that you have been targeted, treated unfairly or been the victim of a scam, then the Safer-Jobs team would like to learn about your experience.*

* All information provided is treated in the strictest confidence.

SAFERjobs is a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation designed to support job seekers, agency staff, and contractors with any suspected fraud, malpractice, breach of legislation, or poor experience they may encounter. SAFERjobs is supported by the DWP, BEIS, Metropolitan Police, and other government and industry organisations.

If you have experienced any issues, please let us know by hitting the report button, we would love to hear from you. To see which recruiters have committed to job seeker and agency staff welfare see the below list or visit the Who We Work With page.

SAFERjobs also helps raise awareness and combats criminal activities facing recruiters. To get information on protecting your business and to join the SAFERjobs campaign, recruiters (job boards and recruitment companies) should visit the Recruiters page of this website.

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Young people most defrauded jobseekers in Britain

Get Safe Online, Safer-Jobs and Action Fraud are warning young people to take precautions whilst looking for jobs online, to avoid falling victim to scammers.

Thousands of people affected by online job fraud

Online job fraud now affects thousands of people in the UK every year – with the average scam costing the victim around £4,000.

Ben Howlett MP Launches SAFERjobs Recruitment Framework at Parliament

Last year, over 700,000 job hunters reported losing more than £500,000 in alleged fraud – and in just two years, there’s been a 300% rise in job scams.

The following job boards promote job scam awareness and take seriously the campaign for a safer job search by advertising SAFERjobs on their websites: Adview, Adzuna, CWJobs, CV Library, e4s, Empty Lemon, Executives on the Web, Globe UK, Guardian Jobs, Gumtree, HIJOBS, Indeed, Inploi, Job Magpie, Jobs4.co.uk, Jobs4.com, Jobs4 Network, Jobsite, Jobs Bucks, Jobs Today, Jobteam, Junior Broker, Media Sales Exec, My Job Matcher, MyjobScotland, Monster, Networx Recruitment, NHS Jobs, Our Bob, reed.co.uk, S1 Jobs, Sales Negotiator, Techno Jobs, TipTopJob, Totaljobs, Universal Jobmatch, Workcircle, and Zip Recruiter.

The following recruiters promote job scam awareness and take seriously the campaign for a safer job search by advertising SAFERjobs on their websites: Austin Benn, Blue Arrow, Bluestones Medical, Carbon60, Career Teachers, Care Providers, Celsian Education, Chadwick Nott, Goland Group, Guidant Group, Hewitson Group, ID Medical, Interact Medical, Kelburn Recruitment, Last Minute Healthcare, Lorien, Manpower, Medacs, Medisec UK, My Locum, New Directions, Onezeero., REED, Sellick Partnership, SRG, and Tate.

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Advice

What information should you include on your Curriculum Vitae (CV)?

Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) is an overview of your basic personal details, employment/academic history, including any qualifications gained, and is primarily used by employers to screen the suitability of a job seeker and match to a job role.

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The Best Way to Avoid Job Scams? Use a Reputable Recruiter.

Job scams are not restricted to the recruitment industry, they occur wherever there is a job seeker a job. This point is often forgotten as people have associated job scams with the recruitment industry.

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Top Tips for Candidates working with Recruitment Agencies

When choosing a recruitment agency to find you either temporary or permanent employment there are a number of things to consider. Will the agency work hard to find a position that suits your skills and listen to your requirements and not bog you down with offers that aren’t relevant to you?

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How to Spot a Fake Job on Craigslist online

Craigslist, when used cautiously, can be extremely helpful for finding all sorts of things, like bicycles, roommates or even employment.

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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

The number and sophistication of phishing scams sent out to consumers is continuing to increase dramatically. While online banking and e-commerce is very safe, as a general rule you should be careful about giving out your personal financial information over the Internet.

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