Sometimes SPAM is Entertaining

I’m sure this link will disappear shortly, but I received an email with it. They claim this is a “Business Analyst” role. Here’s a quote from the link though: This roles is starting off as a 6 month contract.  This role is for 10 hours per week at a starting rate of $25.00/hr. That is …

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The Locals Only Scam

If you work in IT, even if you aren’t currently looking for a new gig, you get email spam about openings (both contract and FTE.) Many of them will even be for work using products you’ve never touched. You’ve probably noticed the new scam. Most of this spam has either in the subject or the …

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Vendor Management Systems = Price Fixing and Wire Fraud

Recently I had an interesting discussion with a pimp about a contract opening. They had posted the contract opening on Dice and tagged the entry as “market rate”, but when the called me, they were offering a billing rate well below half of market rate. Several other pimps had called about this same contract, all …

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