By Melissa Scheffler
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News
3:45 PM CDT, September 28, 2011
Debbie Welch's search for a job isn't giving her the results she wants. "It's just been miserable," Welch said.
This recent retiree is looking for an online job she can handle from her rural Preston home. "I thought with an online job, I can kind of have my own hours, make a little money,” Welch said.
But after three weeks and bogus websites, she contacted the Factfinder 12 asking “if credible online jobs exist?”
"Legitimate, work at home (listings) are few and far between. So, we always want to suggest you check them out,” Roberta Namee of the Better Business Bureau said. Other recommendations include:
Welch made that mistake. "The next few days I had calls from them, hanging up on me,” Welch said.
You can also find jobs with the help of the Workforce Alliance. "Kansasworks.com is actually our source that we direct people to find jobs that are local, in Kansas,” Kim Cronister of the Workforce Alliance said. The website weeds-out scams.
And, it could put someone like Welch back to work. FactFinder 12 found her a job using Workforce Alliance.
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