• Report: #1086259

Complaint Review: Beyond.com

  • Submitted: Sat, September 21, 2013
  • Updated: Sat, September 21, 2013

  • Reported By: Roger — Winchester Kentucky
1060 First Ave, Suite 100 King of Prussia, Pennsylvania USA

Beyond.com - Signed up to search for jobs and started receing tons of fake calls Pennsylvania

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A family member referred me to this site to apply for a couple of jobs that were coming open in a large metro area close to where I live.  I signed up for an account and over a 1 - 2 day period, I completed some of my profile. I was able to search for jobs but never actually applied.

My biggest problem was the influx of random and sometime fake phone calls I started receiving. I'm very careful about when to give out my phone number and it was only a matter of days after signing up for this website that I started receiving calls from all over the country, from far and distant area codes and a few phone numbers were something like (603) 000-0000, which is obviously a spoofed call of some sort.

I have since deactived my account on Beyond.com and hope that you can find better job search providers like linkedin.com, careerbuilder.com, indeed.com, and others.

Like others have said, it seems like a data mining site that collects your info to sell and in the mean time tries to sell you job-searching services like resumé building.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 09/21/2013 08:16 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Beyondcom/King-of-Prussia-Pennsylvania-19406/Beyondcom-Signed-up-to-search-for-jobs-and-started-receing-tons-of-fake-calls-Pennsylv-1086259. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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