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Tips to Help Job Seekers Avoid Job Scams

Searching for a job is hard work without the added stress of sifting through job scams and false job postings. Job seekers can be easy targets for scammers because of their eagerness to gain employment.

“Job scammers know most people looking for work will provide what they need in order to secure employment,” said John Russ, regional manager in the Idaho Department of Labor’s Meridian office.

Avoiding job scams includes knowing red flag behaviors of scams, understanding reputable places to search for work, verifying that job postings or offers are valid and knowing how to report potential job scams.

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Boise High School Senior Makes a Difference by Volunteering

For Boise High School senior Frank DeAngeli, volunteering is about making a difference in the world.

Frank DeAngeli

Frank DeAngeli

“I recognize it seems ludicrous for me to claim my volunteerism in a small Idaho city is changing the world,” DeAngeli said. “It only takes one stone thrown into a body of water to create ripples. if enough stones are thrown, eventually the body of water will be diverted forever.”

With Idaho now ranking second in the nation for volunteerism, it’s proof  that volunteers in the Gem State are making a difference.

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