Recruitment Scams

Check Before you Apply


Wall Street English centers around the world use various media to advertise positions in their network. This ranges from local press to TEFL recruitment websites on the internet.

Unfortunately, due to the freedom of internet, there are scam advertisements especially for teaching positions which can be misleading and harmful.

Always remember, if an offer sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

Ensure you are being considered for a valid selection process by checking the following:

The Advertisement

  • Beware of jobs that sound
    “too good to be true”.

  • Beware of English spelling mistakes
    in recruitment postings.

  • Beware of email addresses
    that don't correspond to the organization,
    such as yahoo or gmail and appear

The Selection Process

  • You should always have a face-to-face
    or phone interview before receiving
    an offer of employment.

The Job Offer

  • Beware of automated replies.
    Any email communication that involves
    a job offer should be personalized.

  • Beware of offering further personal
    information such as your passport
    number or bank details.

  • Beware of any requests for advance
    payments such as visa expenses.

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