An articles with the above headline appeared in The Star's "WORKPLACE - NEWS" page 6 on 21-07-2010.
This prompts me to ask all my colleages to be aware of our protential "employer" needing our CV that includes our ID, home address and even our Banking details!
Recently, there are at least 2 tour operators recruiting English / Mandarin / Cantonese guides to assist their September tours and one of them even requesting First Aid Certificate. We should insist on an interview before disclose our full details. At least demand a physical (office) address or telephone number to verify.
I am NOT implying ALL tour operators are untrustworthy. It is up to us to protect ourselves from fruad.
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