Need Advice on Job Interview ...

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    Being interviewed by a company that sells health benefits. Salient points ...

    *Had not heard of the company, but appears to be legit, subsidiary of Credit Suisse.

    *Compensation package to blow you away.

    *No primary website. Only a website for potential employees.

    *Requires a small financial outlay.

    *Seem hot-to-trot to hire me and will likely press me to make a decision today.

    Red flags ?
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    To me all above are red flags. Looks like a "ponzi" scheme
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    yep
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    Run away!
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    Thanks, guys. Already pulled the plug.
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    To the company's credit it did not try to put the squeeze on me. Said the door is open. I am accustomed to a "Take it or leave it!" approach with this type of opportunity.
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    New job in Charlotte not working out or more of a random solicitation from there end?

    Sounds like a scam to me.
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    they're probably a subsidiary of some company in Nigeria.
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    that's what I need to do...you pay me...and I'll hire you...think I'll fire my current staff tomorrow...and then ask them...:p;)o_O:rolleyes:
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    Hehe, just a cautionary tale and blip on the radar. Landed a gig in advertising sales. People are solid as a rock. I feel like I've come home.
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    Send me ten dollars and I will send you the how to do it plan to get people to send you ten dollars. Act now and the how to get twenty dollars will be included for the same low price. Shipping and handling is separate.
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    Glad you didn't take it...
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    I have to admit I'm not impervious to stars-in-eyes effect when you throw big numbers at me. The job I took sought to beat the optimism out of me at the outset. They advised, "Give us a year and we'll give you a career."

    And unlike the other company, they gave me carte blanche to speak to other sales reps privately. Those who had been there a year or more seemed very happy. One told me she struggled the first few months and is now making six figures.
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    I am a prince of the HIGH ORDER OF THE FLYING BEAVER AND BAVARIAN MAJESTIC MOUNTAINS here in Nigeria.

    I HAVE $500,000 that was won by you in the Pepsi sweepstakes. Wire me $20,000 and I will expedite to you.

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