Job Seeker Scam Notice

Onward Search is committed to protecting job seekers from scammers who misuse our company name to deceive individuals into applying for non-existent positions. These fraudulent schemes aim to extract sensitive personal or financial information from unsuspecting candidates.

When applying for any position, look out for:

  • Illegitimate Website Domains
    Bogus job listings may surface on various platforms and social media channels. We advise applicants to explore our official website,, or go directly to our job board, You can also cross-reference external postings with those on our site and job board to verify them.
  • Unaffiliated Email Addresses
    Scammers frequently employ email addresses from free services like Gmail, Yahoo, and Hotmail. Onward Search recruiters will only contact job seekers through an email address.
  • Unusual Job Qualifications
    Exercise caution if job postings feature unrealistic or minimal qualifications. Genuine job listings typically outline appropriate, comprehensive requirements.
  • Protected Information Requests
    Job scams may require you to divulge protected information. Onward Search recruiters will interact with you professionally and courteously.
  • Application Fees & Payment
    Solicitation Fake job listings often require a form of payment to apply. Legitimate Onward Search jobs do not require candidates to pay fees of any kind. Never provide any of the following:
    • Any form of payment, including transferring funds and purchasing gift cards.
    • Financial particulars, especially card details, account numbers and bank routing numbers.
    • Personal details, such as your social security number, birth date, or driver’s license number.

If you believe you have been in contact with someone that falsely represented themselves as a Beacon Hill employee, please contact us immediately. If you suspect you’ve fallen victim to a job scam, promptly report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you disclosed your bank account information to a scammer, we recommend you contact your financial institution immediately.