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Posted By: Lillybelle on 2007-09-08
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This is the scenario--Company advertises what sounds like a really nice position.  Resume is submitted.  Information and test is received with message to urgently return it, for the first one who passes the test will be hired.  Some time passes, so applicant decides to not continue with test, as someone probably already passed and was hired.  Recruiter is notified that applicant will not continue.  Then, recruiter contacts applicant to encourage her to complete the test anyway, because no real decisions will be made for a couple of days!! 

Question:  Does this sound like one of those recruitment situations where the recruiter is using applicants as workers, to get some reports done?


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thanks, I did the online application for TT
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If you put in an application at Wal-Mart does it not ask for your SS#? sm
If you did not feel comfortable giving that info until hired, all you simply had to do was leave it blank. I am sure they would not have tossed your application due to that.
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Sure would be nice if they would respond to my application
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I was PAST the application stage.
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I've worked for 3 different companies in the last 12 years and have always received replies to a job opening. The next time you apply, send a followup email the next day on the status of your application. I did this the very next day with all three companies. That is not being pushy...it's just letting them know you seriously want this job and are excited to know your status. Good luck, Dreamer! :)
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Well, it depends, in part, upon where your application went. sm
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I started the application process, but when they
asked for my social security number on the application, I decided not to pursue it. I don't want to give my SS# unless I'm hired.
I think sending your resume is the only application
There's nothing else to fill out, just send your resume.
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Went through all testing, passed, had phone interveiw, the told me the liked what they saw, spent over an hour on the phone with the girl, and then she said she would send computer specification info and schedule form,  filled out the schedule and sent it back, and went to buy the computer....

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I just submitted an application to them. Can you give details? nm
Ex-Spheris MT, HITS is a windows-based application...

you will type in.  It is very, very user friendly.  Frankly, it is the only aspect I miss about working for Healthscribe/Spheris.  Good luck!!

Not basing that criteria on a job application...Good grief! nm
Whether you apply on line or by written application, they have it covered

They have always had a disclaimer at the end of any paper Employment Application you fill out and sign, but now they also have them if you apply on line.  They cover it nicely by saying I authorize investigation.  That pretty much lets them do anything they want and without a written signature.  


Applicant Disclaimer

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I hereby certify that the answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision.

I have tons of experience and I sent a resume to them and I filled out the application, took the
test, did fine, got a huge questionnaire to fill out that took about 1/2 hour or more then got a call and they wanted me to take an oral test and do another editing test.  I thought what is this.  This all took hours of my time.  I do think you have to clock in and out like at MQ and I am not interested in the least in doing that again.  Been there and done that.
You are lost and the WRONG site filling out an application for who knows what???nm
Vince, thank you so much for posting and with specific details. I worked for a similar company and had a great deal of trouble getting paid. I wished then that I had known about a board like this and been warned! Now I research any prospective jobs/companies on these boards before I accept. Again, thank you for the warning!:)
They did, but it was a SCAM!!
Their scam was hiring at $15 an hour and then not having any work, trying to starve you away, and then firing you for no reason because you confronted them on cutting your time-sheet hours in half. Thats right!!! Went in and changed the total amount of hours each day and put in half of it, so that sounds like a SCAM to me!
I got the same exact thing. I just deleted it because I smell a big SCAM too.
If they ask you for money!
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They most certainly are a scam, they just try
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Maybe anybody who sent in a resume should keep an eye on their credit reports.
Would you believe that I posted the response below about it being a SCAM to not only get the same email message from this company. Something sounds very fishy here! Don't you love the hourly range they give you without even testing you or nothing.
Got one too! Definitely a scam - nm
scam definitely

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NOT a scam
I did do my research. Ameriplan has a terrific rating with the BBB. Just where did you get your info??
What's the scam? nm

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Are they a scam?
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I tried it and it is a scam. After about a week, they sent 2 fake money orders for $950 each for petty cash and then want you to take $1500 to Western Union.
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AIM Scam? sm
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Bet it is a scam to "teach" MT sm

For a cost, of course.

Sounds like a scam
I would not send them a thing until I verbally confirmed the company you name actually sent the literature.
AAMT is a scam - everybody knows that.
One word - scam!