Is setting up a yahoo messenger for a job interview legit?
When looking for a job, have you ever been asked to setup a yahoo messenger for a job interview? I have gotten a few of these: "We would like interview with you to discuss the job detail, pay scale, benefit and briefing about the opening in our company. This is an immediate hire position therefore the interview will be from Monday till Friday (ASAP) from 8am to 4pm. Set up a Screen name with yahoo Instant Messenger online." I have yet responded to these and would like to know if anyone has set up a yahoo messenger I have yet responded to these and would like to know if anyone has responded and what their experience have been and if it's a scam
Asked By: Desireee26 - 1/12/2013
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100% scam... More
Answered By: Buffy Staffordshire - 1/12/2013
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Go for it anyways. Its not like your setting it up for a girl right or a date or anything. Your setting it up for an interview. We live in this new generation where interviews will be online soon. Don't stress, just do it. Good luck
Answered By: Neo - 1/12/2013
I haven never found a legitimate company that interviews on Yahoo IM. They might use Skype for an initial interview but Yahoo IM interviews are almost always the sign of a scam... More
Answered By: Kittysue - 1/12/2013
Dear Applicant... More
Answered By: Camille - 10/17/2013
don't answer it , I got one like this one you have received . it is a scam and written without company name . erase your messenger name he or she gave you , and use a spyware to detect the adware they might have infiltrated in your computer and kill it . company never do this kind of jobs offer with a personal email... More
Answered By: Dean - 10/28/2013
Yes it's a scam! after a 1 hr interview it looked like they wanted to hire me for a Proctor & Gamble job... More
Answered By: Dan - 11/19/2013
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