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Job seeker beware: State warns of employment scams

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's Division of Consumer Affairs is warning job seekers to be wary of employment service firms that charge a fee to help clients find a job.

A news release from the division advises job seekers to reject firms that guarantee to get you a job.

It also advises consumers to read a company's contract carefully and stay away from high-pressure sales pitches.

Job seekers can also check with Consumer Affairs to see if any complaints have been filed against an employment service. The division can be reached at 800-342-8385 or

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