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Quickmart supermarket is not hiring ‘urgently’ due to Covid-19

A Facebook post claims that Quickmart, a supermarket chain in Kenya is holding an urgent recruitment.

This, it explains, is because of decreased staff numbers at the supermarket caused by Covid-19 pandemic.

“Due to the huge workloads we are experiencing and the decreased number of workers due to Covid-19 pandemic, Quickmart supermarkets wishes to advertise for employment vacancies,” it reads.

Those successful have been promised a salary of at least KSh18,500 for interns and at least KSh28,000 for other staff.

The post links to a Google Form providing details of the application process and various vacancies available.

‘Do not be scammed’

A red flag in this advertisement is the requirement that applicants pay KSh 350 as a “small fee that was introduced for online application processing.” 

Quickmart has called the advertisement fake and warned the public to be cautious.

“Kindly note that Quickmart is not advertising any job opportunities or providing links for applications online. Share widely with your contacts to avoid being scammed by fraudsters,” it has posted.– Dancan Bwire


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