It says the staff will be based at 14 new branches in Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Kakamega, Nyeri, Kiambu Kisii, Machakos, Kericho, Nanyuki, Mtito-Andei and Kitale.
The positions advertised include cleaners, guards, technicians, customer care receptionists, storekeepers, distributors and marketers. Successful job applicants are promised a minimum starting salary of KSh30,000.
The application process looks suspiciously like other scams we’ve seen that try to con job seekers. But is this offer legit? We checked.
Google Form for application
The first sign that it’s a scam is that the link for the application form takes users to a Google Form, not Quickmart’s website.
The second sign is that it asks for money.
“Register with Ksh350 application fee paid to Human Resource Office.The amount is automatically refunded if you don't qualify,” the second page of the form reads.
“NOTE: ONLY APPLICANTS WHO HAVE PAID REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE CONSIDERED.”
Reputable companies don’t ask people to pay for job applications.
‘Fake jobs alerts’
⚠️FAKE JOBS ALERT⚠️— Quickmart Kenya (@QuickmartKenya) February 1, 2022
Kindly disregard any job postings that are not shared from our official social media pages or website. Kaaeni Rada!#FreshandEasy #TukoFreshTukoEasy #PamojaNawe pic.twitter.com/VbUbfgWZhy
“FAKE JOBS ALERT,” the warning reads.
“Kindly disregard any job postings that are not shared from our official social media pages or website. Kaaeni Rada [Stay alert]!”
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