Things to consider when receiving an invitation to attend an interview…
- When you get invited to interview, the recruiter generally calls you to advise you that there is an interest in you, your skills and capabilities.
Never do you get invited with this happening
- The call serves as a screening for the recruiter. It also serves to give additional insight on the role, the organisation that is recruiting and the recruiter if an agency is managing this process.
You get to screen them too, is the role right for you?
- You’ll never just get an email telling you to come to a venue without this call happening.
If you get invited by email today, to show up at a place in a specific period, people who you have never initiated contact with in any way, do not put yourself at risk.
- Research the recruiter, LinkedIn is a great resource. If not, use Google.
Professional recruiters have a digital footprint, they have been advertising their roles, you will find something.
YES, you need to be gainfully employed, but not at the mercy of scammers.