Received this email:
The Human resources have just reviewed your resume due to the one you posted on www.indeed.com.You are now scheduled for an interview with the hiring manager of the company.His name is Mr Mark Anderson,you are required to setup a yahoo mail account (mail.yahoo.com) and a yahoo instant messenger (http://messenger.yahoo.com).After this process is done,you are to add up his yahoo ID (email@example.com) to your yahoo buddy list for the interview.add him up now.He is online waiting for you
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Wellness and 401k plans. Paid Time Off and Holidays with Generous Company Discounts. Free mini office equipment and other benefits which will be relayed in the course of this briefing.
Work Time: Part-Time /Full Time
Human Resources Dept
Computer world Ltd
He added me and even texted my phone. We had an interview:
IM Aug 14, 2013 1:33:12 PM
1:15:25 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Goodmorning
1:16:07 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Hello how are you
1:16:15 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Good and you ?
1:16:22 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Very well
1:16:53 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Okay Good
1:17:45 PM Mr Mark Anderson: I believe you are ready for the interview and briefing on the job position ? You will get to know about the company and what the responsibilities entail.
1:17:59 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok great!
1:18:15 PM Mr Mark Anderson: I am Mr Mark Anderson, One of the hiring manager of (Computer World Company), I am located at New York . I would be the one to brief you about the position and the company. and will also like to know if you are ready for your interview.*Whats your full name, sex,cell number where are you located and i believe you are above 20 ?
1:18:51 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Evette , Female, Orlando, FL and yes
1:19:38 PM Mr Mark Anderson: The name of the company is Computer World company ?This is an Office/ online and work from home job the working hours are flexible and you can chose to work from anywhere of your choice,the pay is $27 per hour training is $18.5 per hour and will be get paymentweekly via check or direct deposite working 30 to 40 hours weekly,if you are employed you are going to be working as a full employee and not an independent contractor.Benefits: Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Wellness and 401k plans.Paid Time Off and Holidays with Generous Company Discounts.
1:20:42 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok it sounds good.
1:21:29 PM Mr Mark Anderson: The position available are. Data Entry, administrative assistant,Clerical Admin, Medical Biller/Coding, Customer Service, Accounting, payroll Clerk, Book keeping, Typist Clerk/IT Manager and IT Director/ sales Accounting/Computer Technician/Help Desk services Which are you applying for ?
1:21:41 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Administrative Assistant
1:22:40 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Working hours are flexible.All activities and corresponding time are to be recorded in excel spreadsheet.As for your duties, i will assist you with any difficulties by email
1:23:13 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Great, I have that program on my computer
1:23:18 PM Mr Mark Anderson: THE DUTIES ARE:1. Answer telephones2. Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office.3. Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.4. Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system.5. Sign UPS/Fed Ex/Airborne packages.6. Research, price and purchase supplies.7. Assisting your superior attached to you, Setup and coordinate meetings and conferences.8. Maintain and distribute weekly schedules.9. Collect and maintain PC inventory.10. Support staff Attached online to you and assigned project based workCan you handle the Job duties if you are being trained towards it ?
1:24:10 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Yes, sir I will be able to do that
1:24:23 PM Mr Mark Anderson: We are now on question and answer interview section. As soon as you are done answering any question,write done...Okay?
1:24:49 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: ok
1:25:01 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Briefly describe your work experience, especially the Administrative Asssistant and Accounting/ and customer service aspects?
1:27:59 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: In 2006 I took a course at South Seattle Community College and received my certificate of completion. We studied MS Word, Excel and powerpoint. We also did typing and 10 key. I did some data entry for Jackson Hewitt while being a tax preparer. I printed refund checks, filed, printed, and copied documents. I was a customer service representative for Sykes where I answered inbound calls, processed payments, set up appointments, solved customer issues, and did data entry also. Done
1:28:12 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Describe your computer experience including applications used (MS Word, Excel, etc.), computer environments (Windows, Macintosh, etc.), word processing, database and spreadsheet skills?
1:30:12 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: I have used MS Word and Excel. I currently have experience using Windows operating systems. I can work with Excel but it depends on what I'm doing, I may need to brush up my skills a little because I haven't needed to use it that much. But I am great with MS Word. Done.
1:30:35 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Are you currently employed ?
1:30:44 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: No I'm actively seeking employment
1:30:56 PM Mr Mark Anderson: What is your Clerical Speed or WPM?
1:31:18 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: 55 wpm with typing and about 8000 ksph with 10-key
1:32:20 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: done. I'm sorry
1:32:26 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Tell Us why you feel you are the right person for this Job?
1:33:12 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: I feel that I have most of the skills you need. For the things that I am not familiar with, I can learn very fast. Done
IM Aug 14, 2013 1:49:18 PM
1:33:38 PM Mr Mark Anderson: If you are been hired by the company, How would you like to be Paid ? Weekly Or Bi-Weekly ?
1:34:16 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Weekly being as I have 4 kids and we are living with family. Done
1:35:27 PM Mr Mark Anderson: What means of Payment do you prefer ? Check, Direct Deposit and Credit Card ?
1:35:59 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Direct Deposit
1:36:01 PM Mr Mark Anderson: What Bank do you operate with ?
1:36:06 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Wells Fargo
1:39:17 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Well you have done well so far and you seem like a perfect fit for this position,Am forwarding your answers to my superiors for review and consideration,
1:39:32 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Awesome, thank you so much!
1:40:01 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Do you know how long it will be before I will have an answer back?
1:44:35 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Now
1:44:45 PM Mr Mark Anderson: I have your interview scored percentage.The consideration stand will be available shortly ...Standby Okay ?Your interview percentage scored and consideration stand is available now on my desk..Are you ready to know your stand?
1:45:05 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Yes
1:45:17 PM Mr Mark Anderson: You scored (92percent) on the interview question answeredFor your consideration stand,You have a good news
1:45:56 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: That is great! Thank you so much! Where do I go from here?
1:46:01 PM Mr Mark Anderson: The good news is....You've just been confirmed qualifiedThis means as soon as your working equipments are available, My superior's will reach you in person along with your Position offer-documents and your working paper's. Also they will put you through our company guidelines under US Human Resources Laws and Regulations.Congratulations
1:46:47 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Awesome. Thank you so much for giving me a chance.
1:47:06 PM Mr Mark Anderson: NOTE:This company is looking for a 16 team working team .The most efficient workers from this 16 teams will be promoted to the company office,earn$83,0000 per annual given a car and a house,at the end of the year,this will be 4 efficient workers from the 16 teams.10% taxes will be deducted from your salary monthly by the company.
1:47:53 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: That is a great goal to work towards!
1:47:58 PM Mr Mark Anderson: You would be eligible to Benefits after 1months of working with the companyYou will Earn $27 per hour depending on how experienced you are during training and you will receive your payment via Cheque or direct depositYou will undergo one week of training and orientation which will commence as soon as you have all working materials are available
1:48:47 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok Great! What all materials do I need to have
1:48:56 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Can i get back to you in the next one hour
1:49:02 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Yes
1:49:03 PM Mr Mark Anderson: I have a board meeting to attend now Okay
1:49:07 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok
1:49:11 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Okay please just remain Online Okay
1:49:18 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok will do
IM Aug 14, 2013 3:04:33 PM
2:46:35 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Hello
2:46:39 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Hi
2:47:09 PM Mr Mark Anderson: can we proceed now
2:47:15 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Yes
2:48:33 PM Mr Mark Anderson: I need you to email the following to me: Your full name,current Home address,state,City, zip code and Phone numbers via email to firstname.lastname@example.org) to enable my secretery enlist them into the Company's Register for proper documentation. Email that and get back to me now...okay
2:49:39 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok will do
2:52:46 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Sent
2:53:21 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Your info's has been enlisted and updated...Congratulations you are welcome to COMPUTER WORLD COMPANY.You are now given chance to show your commitment,charisma,diligence and be a productive employee
2:53:54 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Great. Thanks again. What equipment do I need for the position?
2:54:13 PM Mr Mark Anderson: You will need some Data entry/Accounting software and also a time tracker to commence your training and orientation and also you need the software to get started with work...the work of the time tracker is to calculate your hours worked since this is an online work from home.
2:54:43 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok, will that be sent to me?
2:55:16 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Here are the name's of the software's you will need to start working with BS 1 Accounting software ,myob business essentials software 2012,For Peach Tree premium 2012 US Patent Single Users Pack, simply accounting 2012 and a Time Tracker
2:55:25 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Are you familiar with the softwares
2:55:49 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: No I am not
2:56:06 PM Mr Mark Anderson: The company will provide you a free Hp laptop with a fast internet connection and your W4 form will be coming along with the working materials you need to start working with ?
2:56:53 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok. How long will it be before I receive it?
2:57:23 PM Mr Mark Anderson: One week
2:57:23 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Well, i had like to inform you that the company will be taking care of the funds which you will be using to make purchase for your accounting software's/working tools
2:58:36 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok, do I have to pay for it now and be reimbursed? Because being unemployed, I have no funds
3:00:12 PM Mr Mark Anderson: No the company will be taking care of it for you
3:00:20 PM Mr Mark Anderson: The funds for the software will be provided for you by the company via check ..... make sure you use them as instructed for the software and i will refer you to the vendor you are to purchase them from okay
3:00:46 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Oh ok great!
3:01:16 PM Mr Mark Anderson: As soon as the check its been issued out to you i will notify you and provide you with the tracking number so you can keep track and know when it will get to you okay
3:01:49 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok thanks!
3:02:02 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Will you be training me also or will it be someone else?
3:02:55 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Your supervisor will be teaching you on that
3:03:02 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Ok great
3:04:08 PM mrsnaturallydifferent: Does this company sell computers?
3:04:22 PM Mr Mark Anderson: Yes
3:04:33 PM Mr Mark Anderson: NOTE: All softwares are to be purchased from the software office the company has been buying from for years nowYou will be notify with which of the softwares office you are to purchase the softwares from as soon as the check get to you ...All we need from you is good work and trust,you will enjoy every moment working with us ?
To make a long story short, I would have never known this was a scam if my cousin didn't come over to help me research it. How sad that they would take advantage of a homeless mother with 4 kids. Be careful!