I was first contacted via text from someone named joseph m. harden (336-904-9481) about a job offer from valeant pharmaceuticals. he then began to tell me my resume was viewed and forwarded to human resorces, and to reply back if instrested. I'm currently unemployed and have been applying literally everywhere so therefore i thought it was from one of the companies i applied to.
i then replied and told him i was intrested and he then gave me a listing of positions that was available which were: Accounting Manager, Accounting Payroll Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Call Centre Rep,Book keeping, Clerical Admin, Credit Correspondent, Customer Service, Data Entry,administrators,Secretary,Executive Assistant, Finance and Accounting, Medical Biller/Coding, Project Development,Receptionist and Front desk.
he then asked Which am i applying for, i then told him. after that he told me, The pay rate is $25 per hour, i will also be paid $17 per hour during the training session. and that This is an on-line work from home job and working hours are flexible. and asked Will i have any issues working on-line from your home ?
i told him I would be able to, he then told me the interview process is done online via gmail hangouts. asked did i have a Google talk chat app or Hangout on your Smart phone or PC so he can attach me to the hiring manager for the job interview. i then gave him my email.
he told me he needed me to add the hiring manager up on gmail hangouts on this ID(firstname.lastname@example.org) and my verification code for the interview HRP2AE38F4 and let him know once you are done adding him by saying am done sir..
after doing so i was then contacted by a fredrick morgan on my gmail. and it went as follows:
HIM: Good afternoon how are you today ?
ME: I'm well and yourself ?
HIM:I a doing fine thank you
HIM: `Are you ready for a briefing and interview session now?
HIM: Alright..What's is your verification code for these interview ?
HIM: Very good
HIM: Before we proceed. Have you been interviewed online before. This will be on the company Database.
ME: No, this will be my first online interview
HIM: Okay....As soon as we proceed you will get to know more and understand better.
ME: I'm sorry for the delay I was making sure my connection was up to par.
HIM: Alright... I am Mr.Fredrick Morgan a certified Public accountant and a certified management accountant. i have been with this company for 6 years and in those years i have won numerous accolade. I need you to kindly introduce yourself and indicate your state and city
ME: My name is Mocha.... (EXCLUED REAL INFO)
HIM: Alright. The Name of the firm is ''Valeant Pharmaceuticals International inc.
BRIEFING ABOUT THE COMPANY:Valeant Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1960. Based in Laval, Quebec, Canada, Valeant Pharmaceuticals was originally founded in the United States as ICN Pharmaceuticals. The largest pharmaceutical company in Canada, Valeant Pharmaceuticals is the 17th largest public company in Canada. Products produced, researched, and distributed by Valeant Pharmaceuticals are distributed across North America, Central and Eastern Europe, Mexico, Brazil, Southeast Asia, South Africa, and Australasia. Representing a wide number of drugs; Valeant Pharmaceuticals produces over-the-counter medications, medical devises, and prospection drugs, including Wellbutrin, among others. Recent acquisitions of Valeant Pharmaceuticals include, Bausch & Lomb and Medicis Pharmaceuticals. As an employer, Valeant Pharmaceuticals has offered positions which feature telecommuting employment flexibility.
ME:Being as though this company has telecommuting employment, how exactly am I suppose to sell Valeant pharmaceuticals?
HIM: You will get to understand better as we proceed okay ?
HIM: Okay good
The positions available are: Accounting Manager, Accounting Payroll Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Book keeping,Clerical Admin, Credit Correspondent, Customer Service, Data Entry,administrators, Executive Assistant, Finance and Accounting, Medical Biller/Coding, Project Development,Receptionist and Front desk...which of the above position is your field of specialty?
ME: I have experience in, Administrative Assistant,Receptionist and Front desk positions
HIM: Very Good. This is strictly an online and work from home position,were all duties are performed remotely online,working hours are flexible and you can choose to work from anywhere of your choice,the pay is $25per hour,working 40 to 45 hours weekly,if you are employed you are going to be working as a full employee and not an independent contractor. Another benefit of working from home,it allows an employee to focus in their environment,without the unnecessary office squander.Can you work effectively as an online employee if you get hired?
ME: Yes, I am proficient in working with computer based tasks. I can be just as successful online as I am in an office.
HIM: We are currently working on the location in your area and that is why you are been employed online...Once the office is available you will be assigned to work over there if hired.
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..Understood ?
HIM: We have three working sections which are (Morning, Evening and Full day)..The Morning section begins from 8am-1pm, Evening section 2pm-7pm, Full day section cover's both Morning and Evening sections with one hour break between 1 pm and 2 pm, Monday to Friday. You are to choose a convenient section weekly
ME:Okay, so each week I will be able to choose which section I'd like to work? What is the starting day of the week to whereas I will be able to choose another section?
HIM: Yes you get to choose when to work if hired and all starting dates are monday's understood ?
HIM: Benefits: Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance,Employee Wellness and 401k plans,employee stock purchase plan(ESPP),Paid Time Off and Holidays. These takes place after working for the company after 30 days.
ME:Oh that's great, how will I be able to fill out for lets say my dental plan or 401k, will that be a form online to send to you or something that will be mailed. Also if need be for whatever reason will I be able to work an extra hour or so after my section is over. Or is it more of a time based work.
HIM: It is more of time based work and yes your W4 form will be coming along side your working materials if hired understood ?
HIM: I am going to ask you some questions now,Once done with your answers simply write (DONE) so i can go on with my next next question...Are you ready ?
HIM: Good...( 1 ) What type of jobs have you had?
ME:I've had mainly had employment in customer service, being an assistant and clerical work. Such as an administrative assistant for my former college, and also a librarians' assistant.
HIM: How did you get your previous jobs?
ME: Being as though I was doing some course work in business, I was referred by one of my professors for the administrative assistant position. As far as the position for being a librarians' assistant, I Had noticed the librarian had needed some help and because she saw i was good with computers and had excellent customer service experience, she then hired me.
HIM: Are you currently employed?
HIM:Do you have a HP laser jet printer, copier and scanner?
ME: No, I have an Epson all in one. (printer, copier and scanner)
Did you receive my response?
Mon, 2:42 PM
HIM: I am back now sorry for the delay i was attending to other clients ?
Fredrick • Mon, 5:05 PM
HIM: Hello good morning how are you ?
Fredrick • 9:27 AM
HIM: Hello good dhow are you doing ?
Fredrick • 1:07 PM
ME: Hello, good afternoon. I'm doing well and you?
HIM: I am doing fine thank you
shall we proceed with the interview ?
ME: Yes, please continue.
Are you seeking employment in a company of a certain size?
ME: No not particularly. Just a well established company.
HIM: How long do you intend working for this company ?
ME: I plan to have employment with this company for a long time. From the information you have given me and from my own research this company provides the type of work I'd enjoy doing.Also if there is opportunities for growth within the company to expand my experience, I definitely would want to stay.
HIM: How would you like to be Paid ? Weekly Or Bi-Weekly/Direct deposit or Wire Transfer ?
ME: Being paid weekly would be more fitting for me via direct deposit.
HIM: What is the name of the Bank you Operate with to see if it tallies with the company's official salary payment account ?
ME:...(EXCLUDED REAL INFO)
HIM: Finally...Are you seeking a Full time or Part time Position ?
ME: Part-time being as though this would be my first time working from home, then as I have gained enough experience I'd like to take up the position of being full-time if obtainable.
HIM: You have done well and you seem like a perfect fit for this job position cause you have been a very wonderful and active candidate from the beginning of this job interview and i am impressed with your full concentration and participation....I need you to hold on online for a few minutes because i need to forward our conversation to the Head Dept to enable them see if you are committed and ripe for this job and also for your consideration Stand. Please stay close to your PC.
ME: Thank you, and will do.
HIM :I am back with your interview score on my desk ?
CONSIDERATION STAND: You scored (81%) Above Average, Knowledge, Skills and Experience: (Under Valuable Assets) Consideration Certification: (Confirmed Qualified).The good news is....You have just been confirmed qualified for this positionYou are now offered the job position...you are HIRED!
ME: Oh thank you so very much! I appreciate you taking the time out to interview me and give me this offer.
HIM: You are highly welcome to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International inc!!!
You will undergo a one week training task section under my supervision,involving all necessary aspect of your position,These section is going to be done online through your PC and Phone.
ME:Okay great, when will my training week start?
HIM: In the mean time, I need you to provide the following requested info's for verification purpose
Address : (PO Box not valid)
Cell # :
..So that my secretary can put you on register.
ME:...(EXCLUDED REAL INFO)
HIM: You will receive your daily task via email and i will be available online with you during your task to assist you with any difficulties and provide adequate explanations.
HIM: You are welcome
You will undergo one week training from your training supervisor,he will train you on how to work with the programs accurate and other data entry works you will need to get done.Your training is going to be done online through your pc and phone.You will need some Data entry/Accounting software to commence your training and orientation and also you need the software to get started with work since you are working from home..Okay ?
ME: Okay, from where do I get this software? Will it be something I will download or buy?
HIM: Here are the name's of the softwares you will need to start working with LIST OF SOFTWARES: Agilent version A.6.1.1, A.7.1.1 and A.7.1.2 Affymetrix version MAS 5 (5.0, 5.1), GCOS (1.0, 1.1), and dChip 1.3 GenePix version 3.0, 4.1, and 5.3 NimbleScan version 2.1.16 SpotReader version 1.0 Peach Tree version 2013 Premium US Patent Single Users Pack BS 1 Accounting software.I believe you are familiar with these Software Programs ?
ME: I'm familiar with a few of these.
AFTER THIS I CAUGHT ON TO THIS BEING A SCAM I THEN CALLED THE COMPANY AND THEY TOLD ME THEY HAD NO RECORD OF A FREDRICK MORGAN. AND THEY DO NOT DO THEIR HIRING PROCESS THIS WAY.!
HIM: You will get started with work ASAP,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,you are to purchase all your materials from a certified vendor we have been patronizing for years now. You will receive a paycheck for the purchase of the working materials,the company's accounting dept will issue the check and have it sent to your house via FedEx or Regular mail(USPS) ,they will have it sent to the address you have just provided so i suppose the name you provided is same on your bank info....?
Fredrick • 3:08 PM
ME: From what bank will the check be issued from to ensure its from you and not junk mail
Fredrick may not be on Hangouts right now. Your messages will be seen later.
I THEN TRIED TO CALL HIM VIA VIDEO CHAT.
Fredrick missed a call from you
HIM: Alright...the check can be issued from any of our banks which are BOA,WELL FARGO.CHASE CITI BANK CREDIT UNION ETC okay ?
Fredrick • 5:04 PM
ME: ok when will i be receiving this check?
AFTER THIS HE LONGER CONTACTED ME.