I also ran into this. I applied for a job though indeed.com I think. I received a promising email back (see below). After completing the online screening I was required to create an account with creditreport.com and send them the information for my credit score. I found it suspicious so checked online and found a similar story on ripoffreport.com. I emailed back to the sender asking for clarification but haven't heard anything yet. I have a strong suspicion that the whole thing is a scam, especially since the pay seems very high for an office clerk position. Indeed.com is fine but be suspicious of any of the following:
here's the original posting:
Job Application For: Receptionist / Clerical Worker Required for Portland Office
Posted By: DeskJobs
Salary Listed: $38,000 Per Year
Posted On: 2012-02-18 14:33:33
Listed For: Portland, Oregon
Receptionist / Clerical employee required on a
full time permanent basis for Portland office. Please submit an online
application for consideration.
Manage in coming phone calls
Operate the telephone system
Meet and greet visitors
Direct visitors accordingly
Take messages and maintain diary of meetings
Arrange transport for officers
Attend to meeting preparations
Receiving and sending mail, letters, faxes, courier documents as
required and maintaining an incoming and outgoing register for these
Distribution of mail and courier documents / packages
Other administrative duties as assigned
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Secondary school education
2+ years experience in a similar role
Excellent customer service
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be very organized
Very good Word and Excel skills
Apply For This Position:
* Your First Name
* Your Last Name
* Your Email Address
Please enter a genuine email address
Adding a contact number increases your chances of a call back.
Your resume can be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .odr formats
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Comments / Cover Letter
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Hi *** ***,
Thank you for applying for the opening "Office Clerk", this position is currently open in Portland, Oregon with a pay of $39,000.
We have completed our initial assessment of the applications received, and are happy to inform you that your application has been accepted by our client for the interview stage.
This stage closes on Friday, February 24th at 9pm, so its very important you complete the online screening before that date, interview submissions after this date will not be accepted.
Please go to the following address to complete the interview booking:
It will take at least 10 minutes to complete the process, you will not be able to restart the process once started, and it may only be completed once. Once submitted we will review and contact you within a few days to arrange the next step. Please be sure to complete all parts of the screening as incomplete screenings will be rejected.
We strongly recommend that you complete the screening on a computer, rather than a mobile phone, to ensure that you can complete the process.
Young & Scott