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Bransnet Oil and Gas Company

Me too... job scam. Beware of BRANSNET OIL and GAS company... SURE A SCAM!!!
—Guest cassije

Re: Mailroom Personnel

Same scam here, at least he's dumb enough as to use the same information on every single response: "Hello Joe, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://wright-job.info or the career link on our homepage,bla,bla,bla..... Respectfully, Jason Lamson, Wright Careers Inc". No resume was sent before... if you are repliying to an ad, write something like "How can I get more info about this position and your company?" if it's a real company, they won't have any problems on letting you know about them.
—Guest Joe F.

receptionist

***I didn't even bother*** We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://work-for-wright.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is 285298. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully Gary Wilson Wright Careers Inc
—Guest calize 99

Re: Data Entry Clerk (Baltimore)

Hello Angela, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://work-for-wright.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is 285298. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully Gary Wilson Wright Careers Inc
—Guest Almost Duped in MD

Lamson Receptionist Job on Craigslist

SCAM!!! This company is scamming people. I am a living witness. I received the same exact fake response after faxing my resume in response to the ad. BEWARE!!
—Guest Tesha

medical receptionist

Message body Hello Jessica, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://wright-job.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is 304055. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully Jason Lamson Wright Careers Inc
—Guest Jessica

WEBSITE WRIGHT-JOB.INFO IS NOT REAL

The same happened to me, they sent me the email I went to their "website" and the website "looks" profesional with different links to click (ex. about us, contatct us, additional info) but they are not real when you click to get more information from them the other pages in their website only says "under construction". They don't have any more information only a home page so they try to convince you that they are real but not. It is just a SCAM.
—Guest Leila

Craigslist Receptionist Job Posting

Alan Nesbitt Head Administrator Tech Repair Now Inc www.techrepairnow.com alan@techrepairnow.com Received email response from Alan Nesbitt after emailing my resume for a Craigslist job posting. The $16/hr for answering phones should have been my first clue, but I decided it wouldn't hurt just to send them an email. They wanted me to visit their website to submit a credit report before we could set up an interview. I emailed him back and told him "Nice try." So frustrating.
—Guest Kaycee

Personal Assistant (Upper East Side)

Some highlights from this little beauty: Thank you for your response to our Craigslist posting, and as well as inform you, that after reading through your application, we are interested in discussing this position in more detail. As of this moment, we have narrowed it down to 3 potential candidates, yourself being one of them ... As part of our company's policy ... the next step of the hiring process includes getting your credit report checked. Please be aware, that a poor credit history in no way disqualifies you from the position, but will allow us to gain a better feel for you. In lieu of this, we have arranged a FREE credit report service (click here). Once you have completed this process, please email me confirmation ASAP, so we can move forward ...perform this step quickly, as we would like to fill the Please perform this step quickly, as we would like to fill the position very soon... Miles Blick Arts Crafts Wholesale, INC.
—Guest NYCNate

I Got the Same Thing

"Hello Jenn, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://wright-job.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is xxxxxx. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully, Jason Lamson, Wright Careers Inc"
—Guest Jenn

Wright Careers Needs You

I was excited to get a reply from them asking to do an interview but I wanted to check the site first. Thank goodness for everyone's posting comments. It confirmed what I thought.
—Guest Susan

Data Entry

I got the same email. Why doesn't Craigslist do something about this situation? Scams will soon move me away from all of Craigslist.
—Guest Jean

Administrative Assistant Prescott AZ

Hello Jennifer, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://workinwright.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is XXXXXX. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully Bradley Dresden Wright Careers Inc
—Guest Jenn

Full-Time Receptionist (stockton)

Hello Jamie, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://workinwright.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is 865724. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully John Taylor Wright Careers Inc
—Guest Jamie

This Manager Takes a Lot of Vacation

"Hello Danielle, We would like to thank you for sending your resume to Wright Careers Inc. After reviewing your initial credentials, I think you could possibly be a great fit for our company. Our Human Resource manager would like to schedule an interview with you before she leaves for vacation early next week. You need to complete the pre-interview screening before we can schedule an interview, which can be found at http://workinwright.info or the career link on our homepage. Your applicant code is xxxxxx. Please write down your code, as that is the only way you can gain access to your application and employee profile. Once you complete your screening someone from HR will contact you within 72 hours to schedule an interview. Respectfully/ Bradley Dresden/ Wright Careers Inc." This was for a bilingual medical assitant position. After I took the time to fill out the first page. Then they wanted a credit check and I got nervous. Pisses me off!
—Guest Danielle

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