At jobs direct, we strive to protect job seekers by proactively filtering out predatory content from search results and empowering users. We use tools for safeguarding their personal information and financial security. We prioritize the authenticity of job postings on our platform while ensuring equal accessibility for all users without any bias toward specific jobs or roles.

Dos and Don'ts For Every Job Seeker


1- Search for company for verifiable email addresses 

A well-established companies has email addresses with top-level domains that correspond to their websites. Generally reputable companies do not use publicly available addresses like yahoo or gmail for their communications. If you receive any message using a generic address, ask if they can communicate via an email address associated with their company's domain.

2- Pay close attention to email addresses

Be vigilant for email addresses that contain misspelled or counterfeit company names. Watch out for suspicious examples such as or with incorrectly spelled company names.

3- Ask for a job that matches your application

Avoid scams by confirming that employers who respond to your applications are offering the job for which you applied.

4- Be cautious when pursuing positions with salaries, perks and flexibility

Ask questions to confirm that the position is salaried or commission-based. Also, ask for flexible jobs that also pay well or suit your lifestyle.

5- Choose in person or virtual interview

Insist on an in-person or video interview, as scammers often try to avoid face-to-face interactions. Refrain from relying on chat services like Google Hangouts or WhatsApp for work-from-home positions.


  • It is absolutely prohibited to send any payment to a potential employer to which you have applied.
  • It goes against the rules set by Jobs Direct, but it also frequently involves fraudulent activities.
  • Do not engage in any financial transactions or, initiating wire transfers or depositing checks with the intention of making purchases on someone else's behalf.
  • Do not accept any job offers that require you to open multiple accounts or post ads on job sites. Although there may be some legitimate roles, like recruiting or staffing services, where this is acceptable, be cautious if asked to open accounts for an employer you still need to meet. 
  • Avoid receiving payment in advance because this task is frequently employed in fraudulent schemes and can expose you to significant legal liabilities.