Here are some of the most common (and unusual) jobs scams you should be on the lookout for

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WITH South African’s unemployment rate at a staggering record high of 34.4%, millions are desperate for jobs.

Statistics SA released the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the second quarter last week. This is the highest unemployment rate recorded since the survey started in 2008.

The unemployment rate has surged to be the highest on a global list of 82 countries, according to a Bloomberg report.

As we spend more and more time online, it’s getting easier for scammers to find new ways of taking advantage of unsuspecting job seekers. Gone are the days of some prince emailing you for help in return for his inheritance. Scammers are finding new ways to defraud people.

Pay to register

Watch out for companies that charge you for registering with them. One of the most common ones is the pay-to-register method. It is worth noting that the law prohibits anyone from charging you to be placed in a job.

A recruitment company is also not allowed to charge you for CV…

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