January 4, 2010

Mystery Shopping Scams & Sites

Wow, talk about a fresh start — a new week, a new year, even a new decade. Over the weekend, I read a poll taken by the stationery company, Franklin Covey, which said that the top three new year’s resolutions this year are: 1) Get out of debt/save money, 2) lose weight, and 3) exercise […]

April 14, 2009

Track Down Mystery Shopping Jobs

We mentioned this in a previous post on mystery shopping, but it’s worth mentioning again. We have just launched a mystery shopper job board where you can search for current job announcements. Use the Keyword Search box to find everything…simply type in terms such as “Mystery Shopping” and “Market Research” to locate opportunities. Mystery shopping […]

March 26, 2009

In the News: Mystery Shopper Scam

I guess when the economy is down and people are eager to make a quick buck, scam artists like these can find easy prey. Here’s the deal with the scam: A supposed mystery shopping marketing firm in Texas sends you a check in the mail for several thousand dollars. They ask you to deposit the […]

March 12, 2009

Reader Mailbag: Legitimate Work at Home Jobs

Every Thursday, the JobMonkey blog answers your burning questions about your job search. So far, we have covered how to negotiate a salary offer, how to write a cover letter for a nursing job, and how to find a summer job at Disney World. Do you have a question about your job search? Send me […]

February 5, 2009

Reader Mailbag: Part-time Jobs for Full-Time Moms?

We’re starting a new tradition here at the JobMonkey. Every Thursday, I’ll be answering a question from our growing stacks of emails from our readers. If you have a question about your job search, please send me an email so I can answer it in an upcoming post. This week we have a great question […]

October 13, 2008

Attention Mystery Shoppers

ANNOUNCEMENT: JobMonkey.com just launched a brand new job category: mystery shopping Have you ever felt like you spent your whole weekend running from one store to the next, catching up on grocery shopping, drug store stock-ups and department store sales? If so, I’ve been you’ve wistfully thought to yourself: "Ha, if only I could get […]

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