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 […]

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. This week we have a great question about part-time work-at-home opportunities.  Even if you’re not a full-time, stay-at-home mom, working from home can be a great way to find long-term […]

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