Online job scams on the rise

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Looking for new employment? Beware of scammers. The number of online job scams has increased.

Before you fill out that application, make sure you aren’t being duped by frauds.

Michelle Kyriakides runs Hofstra’s Center for Career Design & Development. She says fraudulent jobs are increasingly tough to spot.

That’s why Hofstra and many universities turn to tried and true job search sites like Handshake, Indeed, and LinkedIn, which all hunt for fraudulent posts.

If you come across a job scam, you should report it to the Federal Trade Commission.

Learn about some of the red flags to watch out for by watching the video.