The "FAX JOB SCAM" is probably one of the most popular scams in South Africa. It's normally a Fake Job advertised by a Fake Job Recruiter. Lately, these scammers are using a lot of Government Vacancies to scam Job Seekers.
You’re asked to FAX your Application and CV to a fax number that’s strategically been created to charge higher than the normal fax rates. After you have send your CV the fax charges will be sent to your phone bill at ridiculously high rates.
There is a lot of Real Recruiting Companies and also employers that uses a Fax-to-Apply method. It's important for you as a Job Seeker to do some homework.
YOU CAN NOT ASSUME THAT SOMEONE OR JOB POST IS A SCAM WITHOUT THE RELEVANT EVIDENCE.
Go to SEARCH SA, enter the fax number and search. If it's a Government Job, go visit the specific Official Government Website to confirm if that job is in fact a real job.
1. DO NOT respond or comment on the Job Ad
2. Notify us immediately by contacting us via E-Mail