Friday, June 24, 2011

JOB SEEKERS BEWARE


Welcome to the real world of AMI Direct.

This company claims to be an event based sales,marketing and distribution company.
The description of their company profile on careerjunction is more confusing.
If you browse through their company profile,you will notice a list of unfamiliar products.Such as innovage,vivitar,disney,etc.
They also describe applications sales such as credit card,cellular contracts and financial policies as part of their dealing.

Now you start to wonder how events come in...

Well they offer bulky management jobs on job sites like careerjuction,indeed,bestjobs,simplyhired,jobmail,trovit,jobisjob,jobrapido,etc.
That includes for instance events management trainee and junior management jobs.
The job description is short and simple to read,especially when you desperate for a job that does not ask for much.They just look for people who can pose proffesionalism even if they lack experience as they are willing to train their staff to the top,too good to be true.Application is simple,email CV and in 2 days or so you get a call for interview at some powerplace building in ferndale.The physical address that they give out when calling for interview is 261 Oak Ave Randburg.
I have noticed that the same physical address on their careerjuction company profile has been removed.
If you take a close look,you will notice that there is no board or branding with the name AMI Direct on it(see the picture attached).

This is how it works.This is not based in a lavish office or anything a management position offers.But it's about working directly with customers.

Have you seen people in nice formal attires at a mall selling cosmectics?Well that's what the job is about,except ofcourse they have a wide range products,cosmetics included.There is no event unless if a sale takes place or when customers complain about their products.There is no recognised company trading by the name AMI Direct in SA.So as an applicant you get a contract by Innovage of which they claim is one of their products in their profile.When instead they sell Innovage products.

See these people place a misguiding job advert to attract jobseekers and only to find it time wasting for those who are really looking for a job they are qualified for.

There are some complaints from those who were unlucky to go through the exhausting experience.

366 comments:

  1. wow thank you for the information. i got a call from these people as well. i was quite suprised at how quickly they responded. the building itself looks dodge. i tried doing some research on the web about this company and couldn't find anything. thanks so much for the blog post!!

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  2. These people have become smart.The mails never stop coming in.It's loans,attachments,job alerts,etc

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  3. I'm sure its true because my interview with this people lasted for about ten minutes and the next thing I got a job and they promise to pay lot of money and the name just say power place no (pty)ltd or watsoever to show that its a company or its too good to be true watch out

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  4. oh my word, thank you for saving me. I applied for a post online today 28 May 2012 and they called me today (puzzled), did some research and landed on this browser http://www.amidirect.com. I then received a call from a woman named Nicole from +27110244172 but the call cut. I received an immediate sms telling to go to 261 Power Place Randburg but because I have been searching for a job lately there was no company name given. I tried calling the nr to find out which company it is and the nr was invalid, searched google via the address and I landed on this site. Oh My Word, shocked for days. Now im super worried because my id number is on my C.V. I dont want to be another case of identity theft.

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  5. i went for the stupid interview today (28-05-2012) and I just hope that they will not use my information for fraudulent activities they are practising, or else I am going to sue there scamming asses. I just feel sorry for those who are going to fall for this trap by these guys.

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  6. i did go for the stupid interview today (28-05-2012), but it was just for me to check if everything is legit or what. I hasitated to leave my cv, i am just worried that they will not use it in any fruadulent attivities they are practicing. When I go on to the internet to check the company, it does not appear, I get a lot of names companies, people warning about the company. I feel sorry for those who will fall for this trap.

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  7. Wow I mean this is scary stuff thank God I love doing research before embarking on any job interview.I almost went to the interview tomorrow.These people should be stopped.Thanx so much guys.I will just stick puffandpuss website for internships.

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  8. wow how scary is that,i was supposed to be their next victim today,thanks for the warning...

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  9. Oh my! I received an sms from these guys today (22/06) with the same address and they stated I should ask for Nicole! I suspected that it was a scam coz NO company will eva invite u to an interview via sms, Never!! Blady crooks!!!

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    1. Hi,my comment is just below yours but I want to find out,did this Nicole say the name of the company was GrowthPoint or something like that? and that its sister company is Dynamic Vision or something?

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  10. Oh my God,i got a call from a company at Power Place and was also told to go there and ask for a Nicole,she asked me to dress smart and take a hard copy of my CV tomorrow...and this was for something I didnt even apply for.Wow,so i'm their target for tomorrow????they can kiss my ass!!!

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  11. Wow! I was job searching on JobSpace and noticed many different ads had been placed to attract people looking for entry level jobs and funny enough ALL the ads had the same address 261 Oak Avenue! I took the number of the one ad and it was some "Jenny" chick who promised to get back to me the next day.Funny thing, a NICOLE called me saying she had received my cv(didnt say where from) and invited me for an interview to some company that she said so fast i didnt quite get but it sounded like GrowthPoint and the address she gave me was 261 Oak Avenue. Jenny then called me about 10mins later inviting me for an interview AT THE SAME PLACE,so i assumed it was the same company and told her Nicole had already called me. Jenny laughed nervously and claimed that they were SISTER COMPANIES so I should go to Nicole's interview. As always, I research companies before I go for an interview and since I had already seen the Dynamic Vision site, i figured I should fine its "sister company" and there was nothing!! Then I googled the address and this "PowerPlace" building and voila!I found this blog so thanks so much guys!You may have just saved my life...these people are evil,dangerous and out of their minds!!! It would be nice if someone went for an "interview" with a whole squad of cops!!!!!

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  12. Was suppose to go tomorrow too for an interview but hey thanks guy for the light. i also nearly went for a ride.... y cant anyone do something about these people.

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  13. As im textin im half way gng 2 de enterview tnx guys. Id rather waste ma money riding bck home than puttng my life on a risk... Im comin home coming home tel the world im coming home #singing. Tnx alot guys

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  14. l cant believe this,l was so happy l had finally found a job only to find out its a scam ,am so down.l applied yesterday through gumtree and got a call today in the morning,so l just thought let me google about the company so that l may pass the interview,only to land in this space.Badlala ngabantu yaz,they should be stopped,abantu baserious looking for jobs,bona badlala ngabantu,mxm,am so pissed off.

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    1. i realy cant beleav that this evel people they are playing with us while we are so hungry looking for jobs,we are wasting our money and time for this,i got an sms yesterday tlling me i have to come today on the 31 of july for an interview at 12 i googled for the address as i wanted not to get lost then i find this,pease something must be done immediately

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  15. i did not believe when i got an sms form these people for an interview .when i called they gave me the date of holiday and they said i must be there at 9:00 and i must dress formally.because they did not gave me right directions, i gave my sister the number to call for me and they picked the phone and tell her that she must come also the following day and promise to send her the directions.please people lets try to stop these people from playing with us,our futures...thanks guys this will help somebody tomorrow.

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  16. Hi Guys, this is weird. I spoke to a woman named Claudia from a company called AS Marketing. I applied for an ad on gumtree like the rest of you, and they wanted to meet the next day (today). I thought it was a little fast, but I asked of we could reschedule. She said ok, she'd get back to me. She phoned me saying she would let me know the details today. Which she did. She texted. Well, I decided to google the address so that I could see what the place looks like; and do a little research as well. And I ended up here. By the way you've seen the picture on google maps streetview? Kinda creepy. So I called Claudia to cancel yet again. I wanted to see how she would react. She was way too perky. She couldn't get me off the line fast enough. Actually she sounded panicked. I have the horrible yet relieved feeling that you guys' helped me dodge a bullet. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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  17. super duper strange, went for an interview today despite thinking it shady as i could not find their website or any information. the company calls itself IP marketing, got the with a group of other people who where also there for an interview and we went into the interview in groups. the starange thing is the guy who was interviewing us wizzed throught the info as though he does this all the time and it was reharsed, we were told some of their clients are the edcon group, virgin mobile and cell c to name a few. the building Power Place had the name power place on it and did not look shady at all (even had security), not at all the building on the picture, what was shady was that we would be receive training over a period of 8 months by which who would be at snr management position, then we would be given our own office space and furnishing to lead our own offices and nothing really on what we would be doing. the more astonishing part is that they said they would same afternoon to inform us if we are through for a second interview. so many people and it takes them just a day to sift their potential candidates wow madness i tell you. this so messed up though, even want to check with edcon group, virgin mobile and cell c-just to see if they are aware that they are being used.

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    1. I had gone for an interview at AS marketing @ valley centre on fri. sme response training over a 8 mnth period. work 6:30 - 18:30. The interviewer didnt even ask much questions. It was apparently a marketing managers post. it was a group interview and it seems as tho tehy wer callin random ppl who some ddnt even fit the criteria n others ddnt even knw what jobv they wer being called for. in the interview room they had signages that they wer doing marketing for major retail such as edgars, woolworths, clicks n so on. they interviewer mentioned thy interviewed 40 ppl tht day and would sms us between 3pm-4pm tht evening if we wr successful. as they req nly 10 canidates.i was quite shocked tht i ws nt successful because i had all the qualifications and exp for the position n tody i see the post readvertised which reali did shock me n thn i get a sms tody frm growth point consulting calling me for an interview so i googled this company n i found this site.

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  18. OHHHHH MY WORD I APPLIED TODAY AND GOT AN SMS TODAY TO COME FOR AN INTERVIEW TOMMORROW ,I WENT ON THE NET TO CHECK WHAT THE COMPANY IS REALLY ABOUT SO THAT IM NOT CLUELESS ON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS , AND I DDNT FIND ANYTHING GOSH! im not going there anymore .thank you

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  19. Received an SMS today to go see a Jessica on Monday, guess I'll keep her waiting. Thanks for posting the add :)

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  20. ooh my God just received their call nw(31/08/2012,11H38) and the name of the lady who i was speaking 2 is Nicole 4rm 261 OAK Avenue Randburg to come 4 an interview on Monday at 12H30. then i goggled thier adddress tryn 2 find the company name thats when i saw dis comments. dis ppl are cruel hw can they do such things some of us really need jobs they must stop playing with other ppls and shld be reported to the police and notify the company they are using 2 attract ppl as if its a gud company that will help a lot of South African Youth. thanks evryone 4 ur posting to warn us abt dis evil ppl and their company.

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  21. Wow why am I not suprised, not long ago I was a victim of an sms that promised a thousands that I have won from the rica campaign. This week i was almost a victim of a job scam, if it were not for you guys i would have gone to the interview of mine that a chinese Leo somebody scheduled for Monday. Thank you so much guys, their adress for the interviews has changed by the way, its in crn Albert and Ellof in some building I don't know that I was gonna find on Monday. I'm also one of those that does research about the company first before leaving for the actual interview. Edcon was used in my case, guy said they are running interviews for Edcon. The reason why I was sceptical about this is because I applied for a promotions job, which they adevrtised on Gumtree so I couldnt put 1+1 together in terms of how Edcon has anything to do with promotions because they don't need promoters to promote clothes. Who in the hell promotes clothes? My told me I should compare the addres used in the ad and the one I have been emailed and yey my gut was right, I lended on this blog. I personally asked to be emailed the adress hoping to be able to get the name of the company because the guy that called was very quick when mentioning it but nah it wasnt there just Edcon, Cell C, dstv etc logos were at the end of the email. As for the Dynamic Vision marketing company, I don't even have the words to speak about them. The Jenny woman called me as well and I told her that I am a fulltime student, so I guess I couldn't be a target soon enough but she gave me her numbers and asked me to call her when i am ready to start working...too good to be true I know. Guys I am lost for words, when we retaliate we are called xenophobic but what does one do when foreign national come to my country and steal from my people. The rica scam Nigerians called me and stole from me, the job scam its chinese...what should we do with such. Thanx guys, you just saved my ass from another scam.

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    1. Let us not perpetuate stereotyping. People are corrupt every where including in SA, let us not let our "in group" mentality blind us from that fact.

      the ones I talked to sounded South African.

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    2. The ones i talked to too looked and sounded south african

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  22. Hi Guys I thought the following might interest you guys. I Have been at home unemployed for the last month ryt and have go 4 interviews where this scam has been going on (Medizone And Power Place). Please see below:
    1. A potential employee gets an sms from the company "inviting" you for a interview. Strange thing is...Legitimate companies do not send out sms's.
    2. The Sms's are sent from a Neotel phone which is not connected into the wall. Strange thing is...Shouldn't a legititmate company have genuine phone lines. At Medizone In Northcliff they had about 40 of these phones. To Be Honest It Seems As The Physical Offices Are set up to be picked up at any time and just dissapear.
    3. The Potential Employee has to fill out the exact same form (Medizone and Power Place) which askd you nothing about your qualifications. Questions such as "Are You Willing To Learn?" And "Describe Your Confidence levels out of 5" are present on the questionaire.
    4. You do not enter the interview room alone. At Medizone Myself and another applicant were interviewed together and at Power Place there were 5 of us at once. What legitimate company does that?
    5. The Same Statement Is Used. "We Are Not Looking For Sales People What We Are Looking For Is Future Managers Of This Company"..."Do What We Tell And Don't Ask Questions And I Will Make You A Rich Man."..."Remember don't listen 2 any1 who has any negative comments because one bad apple spoils the bunch."

    Guys Reply To This Post If You Would Like To Hear More. There's So Much More I Can Tell You. Be Very Carefull With These Guys

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    1. u need to find a job my friend, stop writting what u are not sure abt. i almost didnt go for the interview after reading ur comments. U painting all these companies with the same brush. i have been there nothing bad came up...
      just saying!

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    2. The companies are painting themselves with a bad brush!! how many names can a company have and Iv been there too but it looked like a shit hole! I also would like to see the companies profile online then i would believe u that its okay

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    3. if this is a scam where are the people who got the job worked for a month and never got paid ... then its a scam ... im not saying you are all wrong im just saying that you all have fears that this a scam but no one mentions working for them and being cheated out of your salary they promise ... ive been for two different interviews there and i have another tomorrow

      I dont wanna waste my time and am fully grateful for all your responses on this blog but where is the real dirt

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    4. Companies that work with Edcon cellc etc, should have an online profile large companies are supposed to. If they are as great and large as they claimed to be in my interview why does their building look the way it does large companies are worried about things called company branding and image they have no image, not even a company sign, why do 6 people get interviewed together and why would they be so unethical wanting people to work from 6-6 really thats against the basic conditions of employment act. The forms i filled out at the interview were so unprofessional! No company logo or anything. They also mentioned a fee of R400 that i would have to pay, why do i need to pay if they looking for people to train. The receptionists and staff are so unprofessional. I also researched further and looked at most of the online job sights we have i found about 5/6 company names with the same address and landline number i also noticed they had two different cellphone numbers under each add and there were 7 different names in each advert but the same cell numbers thats when i realised thats unprofessional i phoned the one number that had a mans name in the ad but instead a woman answered. she was so rude when i started questioning her about my confusion, so defensive! Please tell me how youd actually consider working with a "company" like that? I have a connection at Carte Blanche and we are currently investigating this.

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    5. Hi, any leads on yiur investigation? I went there on Monday, we are a company that has products that wewanted distributed so I heardabout Edcon, Vodacom, Ackermans and thought to use them. Please update

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  23. hi guys i got a call on friday at 14 september from IP Marketing at 9:30 and i was told to look for a lady by the name Stephanie. i am confused coz i dnt know if i shud go or what. the things explained in the comments are exactly as they happened to me. do this people know that we use money to go there

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  24. Perception is an incredible thing. Have you spoken with anyone who works there?

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    1. has anybody here ever gone for the interview and actually worked there and concluded its kark coz after all i dont see anything wrong in working in a mall or a store and representing a bigger brand after all if they are soo dody it makes me wonder how they get to represent such big brands as they ones they represent

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  25. Job satisfaction guarenteedSeptember 18, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    I work for one of the business' there. I love it! There's tons of really great people working there. There's money to be made fun to be had and loads to learn. If you want to look at the building as an office park not a building. The different business' represent different clients, and we are really working with the big brands you guys are speaking about.

    Instead of listening to other people's opinions you should really go and see what its all about. You can't bad mouth something if you haven't been 100% involved in it.

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    1. true dat! i have learnt tones there and am was with GrowthPoint company. i left cos i went on to open my own business in Mpumalanga. things that i have learnt whilst i was there are helping me run my business successfully.

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    2. what is amusing about hat you people are saying here is the fact that you are the only FEW to talk of these companies in such good light. don't you find that worrying?

      i mean, these people have been scammed or were about to be scammed by these "sister" companies which is very unfortunate. for all WE know, you may be part of the people who are the main members of the company who aim to scam people.

      if you where so confident about these companies and you had so much faith in them, you would have written your name instead of anonymous!

      #just saying. :)

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    3. awesome makes sense if youre also complaining legitimately why dont you also put your name isnt it weird that you say bad think you can be anonymus but they say good things and they cant be anonymous - juss saying

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    4. Your grammar really sucks my friend. Like, it really sucks, it's actually disgusting. Not the kind of grammar one would expect from business owners... The process of deduction my friend: A business owner would pride him/herself on their communication abilities (After all, that's one of the things that any manager should excel at), you do not. You are unprofessional, illogical, and honestly quite annoying. Please stop it.

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  26. Wow guys, I'm so heartbroken. Went for my final interview yrsterday and got offered the job. Was so happy until I landed on this site and read everything. But I'm glad I know better now. So instead of marketing they make you sell products? Please inform me

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    1. If you had been in a final interview it would mean that you would've seen what they do there. It is direct marketing which means you speak to people face to face and promote the clients brand as well as do sales. Isn't that what promotions and marketing is?

      I also went on a 2nd round interview. The guys are so motivated its great to see. It's a different concept which scares people but I was also offered a job, the only problem is I live quite far away from Randburg to travel there everyday. Would enjoy working with such nice people.

      Still unemployed. Blah

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    2. People do not apply thinking they'll be involved in direct marketing.These companie(s) mislead people into thinking that they are applying for managerial positions.If its really a good job,am sure it would have motivated you to move and not make an excuse of distance.So I'm guessing it was not good enough for you,like the rest of us.

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  27. I too was approached similarly by a "Stephanie," at an "IP marketing company," located at the above mentioned "261 Oak Ave Power Place". I was supposed to have an interview tomorrow morning (9:30am),however for obvious reasons will no longer be going. I am absolutely gutted and sickened to learn of their deceptiveness. So tomorrow, at about 9:25am, I am going to call "Stephanie" and say, "'Stephanie', I am so sorry for the late notice, but unfortunately I will not be able to make our scheduled meeting due to the fact that I have just learned that your company does not exist. Thanks for the offer, but no thanks."

    I only hope they don't try to find me afterwards. Maybe I should rethink it...

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  28. So i received an sms yesterday afternoon telling me i have been granted an interview with Stephanie of I.P Marketing for today, and that i should dress formal and bring a hardcopy of my c.v. Being the cynical person i am i phoned the number and asked the lady if this was legit- she wasnt to impressed with that. I mean really who sends an sms, hours after you have hit the apply button??? Lucky enough my best friend is just as cynical and found this blog, thank you guys i'm glad i didnt waste my time going

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  29. i applyed on thursday (11/10/2012) and they called me on friday(12/10/2012). monday(15/10/2012) 9:30 i am going for interview, not!!! i dont have time for their stupid game. they can keep their job and kiss my big black ass.

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  30. i joined this company last month and am surprised by all this comments from people who didn't even bother to go and find out for themselves. am fine and safe.

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    1. liar you are one of them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  31. have been searching address for this place , am have been for an interview with D.Direct today.
    i beg to differ , my experience was excellent. Maybe we have different expectations as we go looking for jobs.a young lady at the reception Lisa was very welcoming.

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  32. Can u tell me what company gives u a job nd u dnt get basic salary nd each nd every company has a basic salary if u ar permanent please reply,as u were with D.direct

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    1. isnt the company you went to called REAL PROMOTIONS IN CRESTA???

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  33. i went to their interview last week.... oh wat a waste of time and money. when you get there they didnt tell me that there was no basic salary, they are only commission based. The working hours are terrible, from 6;30 am to 6pm..... *working for commision* i said no thank you they should keep their job

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  34. Thank you so much I was supposed to go for an interview tomorrow, but now i definitely will not be going,its still a big shock and a dissapointment.

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  35. I went for an interview today I recieved and sms about a second interview tomorrow i had a feeling that they are up to no good and came across this site no way am i going back tomorrow i just feel sick as they have all my info :( I am so annoyed as i should have gone with my gut when i got the interview!

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  36. those bloody basterds, i think im going to take this matter to another level. thanks for the information.

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  37. Hey ppl av been invited for an interview tomorro monday bt da sms says 04 november 2012 monday 12:30 bt a want to tell da police abt dis a dnt knw if theyll help ,thr sum ppl out thre hu r so desperate nd hu r nevaminds thyl fall for this am telling you we got to help we got to nail dis ppl ...ani help aniwher

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  38. Thanx guys for your information got the sms for the 2nd interview. I mean seriously could you be a manager in a period of 6 to 8 months,Seriously. No ways I'm going back there again.

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  39. hi all, i was almost one of the vistims, i saw the ad on web n it said "How to apply for this job Call 079 745 6429. to book an interview." n i did exzcalty tht n thy said my interview is nw scheduled for 15:00 and i did go, we were four in the same room and we were told if thy call us then we made if nt then thx for cumin.... funny we all got a call to say we were selcted, we then went th next day and the was like more than 60 ppl there n u get sum 1 to show you wat they do on daily bases, weird that u spend your own money to travel around to go to stores and they usually start wrkin at 06:00 am n knock off 18:00 pm tht like 11 hours and 30 min wat shit is tht i say ths is a scam,,, nw i ws nt called again untill i did to fnd out wts happening n thy said pls cum tomorrw at 06:25 i mean if i hadnt called then wat,,, god damn thy luk so professional thou...1 other thng i noticed their accent is allt he same n thy are mostly black ppl, its so fluent n thy speak very fast... scaryyyyyyyyyyyy


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  40. Hi i hear you all saying this things about the company... this thing is clearly been going on for a while now and it is happening at the same premises, why hasnt anything happened yet to stop it and also what is the actuall scam... wat do u have to lose and how are they actually makin money out of the scam... funny that i worked for a day of initiation with them and their "clients" actually know them and why would big comanies actually work with them and sign them as their marketing company if this is all scam

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  41. Thank you people,I also got a call from this "Stephanie" woman.Thank heaven I googled the address before I went there.It would have been a waste of time.I would rather be patient a look for something better.Good Luck everyone!

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  42. i received a call from 0110264649-Stephanie from IP marketing saying i have an interview at 930am tomorrow. Thank god i came across this website.

    i think im going to report this "company"

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  43. yoh ths Samantha chick cold me yday 23 11 2012 fo an interview today and smsd me th detailz to dress formal n smart n brng a copy of ma cv...thnk God I had dbt bout ths mornng!!! wen I tld ma vrnd tht I was suppoz to hv gone fo n intavw n I dnt knw th directionz sh googld it to c n sh endd up on ths syt yoh m so thnkful she dd. Wot knda ppl ar thz to play wit ppl lyk tht??? ahg u Samantha chick u can keep on waitin fo ma ghost cuz I wont b cumin in flesh!!!

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    1. Wow, your spelling is atrocious!

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    2. of all the comments...u had to comment on his or her spellings....kwakwakwa

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  44. wow thank you guys was suppose to go for an interview on tuesday with the dynamic vision marketing Sarah something called me goshhhh these people are so heartless it hurts nxa.

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    1. Oooh Thank you Lord, This Sarah woman called me today for an interview on Friday at The Valley Centre. To hell with them. Thanx to this website

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  45. i just got the sms today, i was so excited and i thought let me check their credentials online... only to end up on this site, yah neh oh well

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  46. I was always suspicious of a company that couldnt tell me the job scope and couldnt email me, had no website and could only correspond via sms (really in 2012???). I have been evading these various companies for a while now and have dealt with Stephanie and Meri from IP Marketing, AS Marketing (they now have a website). Maybe they arent trying to scam us but a company should be forthcoming about the position you are applying for and should be able to answer your questions without being all nervous like the CIA is tapping their lines. When i tried to reschedule my one of my many interviews- Stephanie told me rather not to because the job might be already taken- it was on a first come, first served basis (as if i was going to a buffet). well that was the final nail for me. maybe i am missing out on my dream job (sarcasm) but i have no interest in finding out.

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    1. if its is first come first serve thn y is tht postion relisted everyday

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  47. oh and Iconic Marketing is a bit dodge as well, even though there is a website- its a bit sketchy. you can investigate yourself but i don't have an interest in things that aren't straight forward. The thing that made me weary about Iconic is that it was the same procedure - Stephanie and sms to say bring cv and wear formal at 261 oak avenue. Too much dodginess for my liking.

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  48. Thanks for saving me guys, i was gonna attend their interview today,,,they never will hear from me, further i will sue them for misrepresentation of their factual beings and wasting my time. imagine nw as i type this, i am at work and am fully dressed to go to them, now i dont even wanan hear a thing from them. they sms'sed me yesterday and told me to come today, this is some joke?? watch out pplz olz lets keep eachother's heads up. thank you very much guys.

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  49. Thanx guys i got an sms now saying i must go to interview tomorrow at Randburg 261 Power Place. The sms was from Jessica. Im nt going there.....

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  50. Thank u guys I went there today got interviewed n in two hours I got a responce saying I pased da interview need to cum tomorow wearing black and white and together with ma notepad but I ws suspicious imagen 1 person interviewing 4 people @ once and they said tomorow morning @ 8 strictly formal I should be there screw them

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  51. "Reminder of you interview Monday,10th December 2012...9h30am at 261 Oak ave.Randburg for our TRAINEE MARKET MANAGERS(Internal Sales)positions(AS MARKETING)please dress formal bring a copy of cv,and ask for Samantha at the reception.Regards Samantha.0110244949/0713040287". That's the sms i recieved, thanks for the info. That's one interview i am not going to!

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  52. Thank you very much for the heads up. I too had an interview with them. im also at work and the funny thing is that i was thinking of a reason to come in sick tommorow

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  53. Malehlohonolo MatonaDecember 13, 2012 at 10:28 PM

    Hi All,My sister worked for these people for 5 weeks and guess what? She has'nt got paid until today.They took them to the shops every morning and asked them to return to thier offices everyday after work.I asked her to bring a copy of her contract so that we see what they agreed on but she told me that they did not sign anything.She was spending up to R90 a day on transport until we asked her to quit. Please guys let us be careful of thing like these.Please sign a contract before you start working so that you have an agreement with the company you working for.This will help you to take further if they refuse to pay you.Please watch out

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  54. "Hi, you're invited for an Interview Fri 04 Jan @13:30pm. Randburg, Republic & Oak Ave 261 Power Place. Please bring CV, dress formal. Regards Jessica"

    Now that I think about it, why would they not use proper grammar? It is definitely unprofessional for a firm that requests people to dress formally!
    Unfortunately I was already on my way there. When I checked my email, I had received nothing.

    I'm so saddened by this! I should just head home.

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  55. Um sitting there now reading this, um nt pissed i wan c wat they have to say i wanna learn, but they got me wearing a jersey on a not day um pissed

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  56. My Hubby was there this morning,He came back impressed and Excited, as they told him about this Big Number salary he would earn in 6 months tym, He was told he would manage stores like Game, Multi choice etc. He was interviewed by Thabo, as soon as my husband told me that he wasn't interviewd or asked anything about his experience, That's when I got concerned,Showed him these comments and his so disappointed, If there's any one that has worked and still please comment with your real names. Do they realise how many people they letting down????

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  57. i also received an sms today stating that i have an interview tomorrow at the very same place you mentioned above. I knew something was not right with them. I almost fell for that. Thank You so much....

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  58. Thank you guys i was gonna be a next victim on monday cz i gt a call too frm Jessica,,she told me abt the interview on monday,i asked her to email me the directions and she sent an sms telling me to dress formal and bring a copy of my CV,,,wooow what a save,,i was so suprised how quickly they respond,,,THanks guys

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  59. Tjo,Thank God i didn't fall for it too,i also received same message to come for an interview tomorrow

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  60. Wow!! Can't believe this. Was even preparing my outfit. I've been going up and down trying to make tomorrow,s day perfect(31 jan 2013). Was so excited I got an interview I forgot to even check every detail,then I came back to my senses and asked myself why they didn't specify their company name as they said they would when they called. I googled the address they gave me and found this site. I'm glad I did.

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  61. hey all,

    my boy friend did go there all they want is money to register as we all know and have seen in all job sites thats warn that if the job wants you to pay before getting a job its a scam and everyone with the positive comments they are part and parcel of the scam wake up pple rada see pple u can trust and companies you know atleast. good luck all hope you, get jobs in the year 2013.

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  62. Hi, you're invited for an Interview Mon 04 Feb @12:30pm. Randburg, Republic & Oak Ave 261 POWER PLACE. Please dress formal, bring CV. Regards Andy
    That's the address guys is there such coz knw I realy cnt blv its a scam

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  63. My interview was supposed to be tomorrow, was researching more on the company but found this instead. They should be upfront about what they offer and stop wasting people's time. Smh!

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  64. lol fuck this guys r crooks,speaking of the likes of assholes named thabang,anderson,zama,kg they oll should get a life

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  65. Guys thanx for the info I received call on friday de lady named jessicah told me she's inviting me 4 an interview nd funny thing I didn't catch de name of de company so I went de today to check it out de building is nice nd clean I found a security guard den I questioned him he said he doesn't know de name of the company but all he knows dat dey working wit. Edcon,Dstv,sabc dey doing their sales and marketing. So my bf didn't trust dis den I googled it nd I found dis blog thank u sooo much I AM NOT GOING DE dat jessicah can KIS my black ass. I mean she will wait 4 me ka 12 30pm on de 18 feb I am not going de Wanyela

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  66. So, I was invited for an Interview for 18th Feb by Jessica at 12:30pm, I went for the interview despite reading all these comments because I wanted to see for myself what exactly is going on there and I also asked for the name of the company before I went.
    Anyhoo, the building does not at all look like the one on the pic displayed. Its a very nice grey building and the inside is very well designed as well, met a nice (coloured) lady at the reception area (maybe that was Jessica).
    Along with four other individuals I was interviewed by the Manager and maybe you guys have terrible listening skills, but to my understanding the position they have is for a Training Marketing Manager - where individuals will be trained up to Management Positions where they will be representing clients such as Old Mutual, DSTV Mobile, Edcon, Woolworths, Neotel, Ackermans, Vodacom and Virgin Mobile. The position is basically face-to-face or direct Marketing. (I asked a lot of questions during the interview, didn't want to be scammed)
    He also explained that during the first six months you would only be earning via COMMISSION - depending on how quick you can develop yourself. I think its more like a Learnership?
    For someone who studied Marketing, this is exactly what I am looking for especially since I don't have any working experience, and these guys can get me to a Management position with no experience? I'm anxiously waiting for that call where I will be attending the second Interview! Wish me luck! :)

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  67. Yup. This is by far NOT a scam. All it is is a program designed to train you toward a managerial position within the company FOR FREE!!!!! Through commision.

    People are too quick to judge. Mxm.

    The person who started this blog was an idiot who got fired and realised he would fuck things up.

    You idiots that lie and say they want money..thats completely FALSE! Why would it still be running if that were true?

    GET A LIFE

    I know all this because I work there, I am gaining the skills I wanted to gain. Hek its tough being in the field but no1 said it would be easy.

    I am soooooo upset by these false comments.

    Go there and find out in order to make an EDUCATED Decision!

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    1. Most of the above comments are just speculations but as i said in my comment - where theres smoke theres fire. Just be careful. Not everyone has your best interest at heart so its imperative you watch your back. As soon as you get your first pay check, Please inform us :)

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  68. So here's my experience thus far..

    I went for an interview this past Friday. Was told to be there at 12h30. Got there on time only to find +- 15 other people waiting to be interviewed. Firstly, telling 15 people to come for an interview at the same time is very unprofessional. I waited there for almost an hour before i was called into the office. The guy interviewed us as group (his explanation being "i'd like to see how well you interact as a team as in this job, team work is of utmost importance."). Anyway shortly after the interview, i recieved an sms inviting me to come in for a second interview on Mon 25Feb (which is tomorrow).. Whilst trying to prepare for my interview I googled the company name: "Growth Point Consulting." and theres no trace of them anywhere on the net. I googled the company address and came across this. (Thank the Lord!).. I've finally put 2 and 2 together

    Red Flag #1) I found the job posting on pnet on Thursday. The advert was very vague and unelaborate, so instead of sending my details to that random email adress (It was a gmail email address. I mean which company operates on a gmail account??) I decided to call. spoke to a woman named Ashleigh who told me to come in for an interview the following day. Was told to bring a hard copy of my CV along. I asked Ashleigh for more information about the company and she didnt really say much. She just named their clients and told me to ask my interviewer for more info.

    Red Flag #2) The interviewer rambled on and on about their major clients ( Edcon, Neotell, Ackermans, Cell C etc) without being specific about what the actual job entailed. When i asked him for a job description he gave me a blank stare and said "That's what ive just explained." He's response really bewildered me as i do not recall talking about who your 'major clients' are as being a job description. Although i was quite confused i didnt enquire further on the matter as I thought it was a legitimate interview and did not want to be viewed as incompetent.

    After having seen all your comments above i decided to give this Ashleigh woman a call to find out what exactly is going on. The phone went straight to voicemail (with an indian man telling me to leave a message.) So im guessing its a faux number..

    Red flag #3) As stated by all of you above, this company tends to change its name every couple of months. That should serve as a clear indication of dodgy happenings. I read somewhere above that they called themselves IP Marketing yet i know them as "Growth Point." (cont..)

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    1. Hey you dumb ass Perdm has close to 70 companies in SA they dont change names they just are different owners

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  69. (continuation of my comment above..)

    I'm still abit confused though. Firstly, what do these people have to gain out of this? Why have they not been reported? Why waste everybody's time and money? What are they going to do with our personal information?

    I can't make a judgement as to whether their scammers or not but one of the most NB lessons i've learned in my 21 years on this earth is that where theres smoke, there is almost always a fire so let me save my energy and petrol and stay at home tomorrow morning. I do not know what they're up to and to be quite honest - i dont think i want to know. I'll just extract the relevant lessons from this experience and move forward.

    Lessons for Job Seekers:

    Lesson #1): When job seeking. Do NOT be afraid of asking questions. (No matter how uninformed you may think you sound). Perhaps if i had enquired more over the phone AND at the interview i would've come to the conclusion that this company is dubious before having found this site.

    Lesson #2) ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS research the company before going to an interview. If they do not have a webiste, that should serve as an instant red flag!

    (being new at this job seeking thing i must admit to being a lil bit naive in this whole process. I'm just grateful i found this site in time as i suspect i would've wasted my time and money going there for a second interview tomorrow.)

    LESSON LEARNED!!!

    Be weary, be vigilant, and be inquisitive when job hunting!

    Goodluck on your future endeavors everyone. Don't lose hope. A job that's meant for you WILL be yours. Keep showing the world your light and stay on purpose. You will attract the job of your dreams! :)

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    1. NO man!!!! there are different companies within the same building. There are about 7 in total and they all do the same thing but with different clients sometimes. I should know coz I worked there. Would I go back? HELL NO!!!!! They are a waist of time for many and a few achieve their goal.

      I actually find them clod hearted for making money on poor individuals who go out and sell on the streets.

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  70. They are now calling themselves Casa De Locos Marketing, at the same 261 Oak Avenue. Why lie in the job advert and not be honest about what you do? No thank you

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  71. believe it or not pple, we have lives we wldnt be typing shit that aint true. i also got a call for an interview 1 day after i applied. 1. if you google any of these companies, the only thing that comes up are job offers, nothing abt their services or their products 2. if they claim 2 be such huge companies why are they sharing offices with 50 other companies in a dodgey place like that 3. the few of these companies that he websites ie dynamic vision, cas de locos, as.marketing have the same stuff as their vision yet they claim 2 be competitors, why then would they be in the same building? 3. speaking of websites,these things are the most confusing things ever, the casa de locos website has some scary clown as their logo, they take funny pictures and quotes from god knows where and just throw them there. the so called "ceo" is some guy probably in his early 20's with spikey hair, he has a welcome speech that had spelling errors evry 2 words and his grammar is so bad, i dnt understand anybody who thinks any of that stuff is real 4. after i realised sumthin was not ryt i figured let me make a few phone calls. th other numbers just dnt go through, casa de locos claimed they had 60 other branches on their websites so i asked if i could know where they are so i could find the one nearest to me, the lady started mumbling something and i only caught roodeport, she said she couldnt give me the number so i asked to speak to someone else, she said there was noone else i could speak to, she was alone in the whole building, i kept questioning her and suddenly she was "new" at the firm and cldnt help me i mean really? 6. when i ddnt pitch for the interview they kept calling me ,i mean i dnt remember potential employers being that eager to help any1. 7. their jobs never require any experience yet they represent big companies such as dstv?bullshit 8. thre is so much stuff i cld write about these scams, pliz pple pen your eyes i knw most of us are desperate and all but honestly i'd rather do waitressing

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  72. Speaking from the inside:
    firstly i would like to say 2 the person who used THABANGS name, i wonder what u dd to him coz for sure he ddnt do anything to u. Thabang is a person who speaks fairly and is straight forward and he is a gr8 person n wich is m nt obsesed bout hm or something. For those who dnt knw powerplace in 4rm the inside and the ppl. powerpalce is a place filled with crazy ppl, full of unity, whn u work there ur nt jst working bt ur part of a famly wich i llok forward to see every morning. the picture on the above is nt the place and the artical writen is nt true and most comments that r in here r crazy. This ppl r nt scaming yol they r giving us an experience of a lifetime wich u dnt get everyday. I encourage the ppl that r gona b geting interviews from this ppl, ignore all that this ppl r saying and take a step of faith do wat is best for u nt wat ppl r saying and thats wat i dd. I finishd ma matric and couldnt get admition at any institute nt thta ma marks arnt gr8 and al bt i got this job amongst ppl who have more experienc than me y coz i knew wat i wanted. So knw wat u want and go for it.
    It's my business, JUICE!
    happy AMI worker(under THABANG)

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  73. Hi guys i to applied for an hr position at a ip marketing company when i went to research the company I found this websit. Its strange cz da women phned me with an 072 numb and didnt sound from sa. She said she had a look at my cv bt i didnt sent 1 she wantd to schedule an interview for the next day being a Saturday lol I asked her to email me her company's link for the website of the company she said yeah sure but I never received anything . It really upsets me that they can lie like this.

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  74. thank you guys. i just received a sms stating "¿@¿4@¿¿Hi you're invited for an Interview - Wednesday 13 Mar @12:00pm. Randburg, Republic&Oak Ave 261 Power Place. Dress formal, bring CV. Regards Growth Point ¿@¿4@¿¿Consulting" from number +27110573694. I found this sms quite strange and decided to google this company & to my luck i have found this site. thank u.

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  75. I had gone for an interview at AS marketing @ valley centre on fri. sme response training over a 8 mnth period. work 6:30 - 18:30. The interviewer didnt even ask much questions. It was apparently a marketing managers post. it was a group interview and it seems as tho tehy wer callin random ppl who some ddnt even fit the criteria n others ddnt even knw what jobv they wer being called for. in the interview room they had signages that they wer doing marketing for major retail such as edgars, woolworths, clicks n so on. they interviewer mentioned thy interviewed 40 ppl tht day and would sms us between 3pm-4pm tht evening if we wr successful. as they req nly 10 canidates.i was quite shocked tht i ws nt successful because i had all the qualifications and exp for the position n tody i see the post readvertised which reali did shock me n thn i get a sms tody frm growth point consulting calling me for an interview so i googled this company n i found this site.

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  76. Lol! I'm going to entertain them tomo!! Ama get there high as a madafucken helicopter!! N read em these comments... That fast speaking nigga gone know me tomo!! Lol!! Cnt wait!! Go the all formal, all stars no shoe lace snap back n black shades..kendrick in my speakers!! Lol!! Fuck ama just sit home smoke weed..play xbox..call bootycal..just wait for money to come to me shit...lol! Whoevers taking my advise is straight stupid..ey half of yall cnt spell to land a job anyway!! Ur english is so funny!! Lol!! Darkies lmao!

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  77. I just got an Sms today Indicating that I must come for an Interview tomorrow (05:04:2013),One thing that suprised Me was de fact that they replied within 3-Hours after having applied and I was shortlisted for an Interview 2morow.

    I tried to reserch it on the internet and they don't have any website, anything except their evryday posts.

    Thanx for alerting Me: I would have fallen into their trap tomorrow but Why Jobmail keeps on allowing them to advertise on their Website because the next thing We will loose Focus and trust on Jobmail.

    "Lucky to have reserched"

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  78. Wow ok as I was excited to go to the interview tomorrow. I was called approximately 3 hours later after applying this morning, thought it was my luck. I am glag I took time to do my research and the address oMG couldn't they have changed it? Because IP Marketing has nothing to do with that address let alone Randburg!! So I am glad we all share our experiences and hope that others can be safe as well! LOL I was told what to wear for an interview who does that (black and white ) it was.
    Thank you soo much for making this link otherwise I would have waisted my time!!!

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  79. WOW THANKS FOR THE INFORMATION GUYS IVE BEEN SMS TO COME FOR INTERVIEW AS A CUSTOMER SERVICE , FUNNY THING JUST GOT N SMS SAYING I SHOULD COME @ 12: 30 N SHOULD DRESS FORMAL I WAS SO EXCITED ABOUT THE INTERVIEW AFTER READING ALL THIS COMMENTS IM CONFUSED DONT KNOW WHETHER SHOULD I GO OR WHT? IMSO SAD BUT HOPE ONE DAY THIS PEOPLE THEY CAN BE CAUGHT I THANK YOU

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  80. Hy guys I hv received an sms says u r invited 4 an interview with IP marketing in randburg at 261 oak avenue 15;30 15/04/2013 bring copy of CV n ask 4 thabang. Thnk u so mch 4 makin dis link. I wil never waste ma money

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  81. hi guys, I was sent an sms saying that I should come in for am interview , I went for it yesterday, and a few hours later they said that I should come in for a second one today, I went for it and now they want to see me again tomorrow, and take me to Kialami for some training thing, thank you so much for making us aware of this scam.

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  82. hey.. I sent my cv on Monday and got a call Tuesday saying I should come for an interview on Wednesday. The lady who called, named Chantel, sounded so unprofessional over the phone...but me being desperate for a job, chose to completely ignore this. Wednesday I was there, went for the interview and he same day got a call back from them saying I qualify for the next interview, I got excited and went the next day again (yesterday, Thursday). Well, as I'm waiting to be called up, the guy next to me who was busy on his tablet, turned and showed me this very website. We started reading all the comments left on here. AND at this time, I'm DEFINITELY FREAKING OUT HEY! I call another girl to come see this and she too starts freaking too...At this time they call the guy sitting next to me. He goes and when he came back he said that they were explaining how they'll be taking him out to "The Field" where they'll give him a stack of cards and should then go out, where he'll be convincing people to open a bank account with this card. NOW NOWHERE DO THEY SAY THEY WORK WITH A BANK. NOW YOU TELL ME, IF WE SHOULD GO OUT AND SELL THIS BUULSHIT TO INNOCENT PEOPLE, WHERE DO THOSE MONIES GO WHICH THEY WILL BE PUTTING INTO THE "BANK ACCOUNTS". I left as soon as I could, so did my 2 friends.
    Thanx Missy for this.

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  83. There are many companies like this out there aspecially in the randburg n cbd area. Some of them also branch out to different cities like pta, durban n cape town. Although some of them do sell n distribute legitimit products and services. The offer an easy to get job. But they promise a training programe and a management position. It is unrealistic that all candidates will be managers without qualifications n they prey on ppl desporate for work... To name a few of these companies real promotions, podium marketing, pdm marketing, ip marketing, pb marketing amoung others. These companies mentioned are legit n they do have legit clients and products bt they make ppl believe that they will after training be a top manager n become rich. Which is nt true.

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  84. Thanks guys I was also going there tomorrow

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  85. IM GOING THERE TOMORROW AND IM MEETING WITH A GUY NAMED THAABANG. I WANNA SEE IF THIS IS A FRAUD OR NOT

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  86. are you people talking about Real Promotions?

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  87. just checkd it this morning..all thanks to my gf who was so not at ease bwt this job..was on ma way to da interview but she called me back.

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  88. thanks, i also got the sms...i wont waste my time, good thing i searched the web for research before the interview...

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  89. Neither will i go there, same thing happened to me. Guys please beware of this scam so called growth point promos i nearly went there today thank God i researched about it before i waste my time and money any further

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  90. My fiance has been invited to an interview today 15h30 @ 261 Oak avenue,Randburg and she's well prepared and ambitious to take this job. I am afraid to tell her of this scam coz it will be some sort of disappointment but letting her go is not a right decision. THANX GUYS for ur commentories on this Blog

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  91. thnks guy i also got an sms today stating tht i shld come on the 27 of monday in randburg at 261 oak street @ 14hoo n with a copy of cv n i ws about to search for interview question on youtube on ly to find out recently that its a scam lol i almost fall for it...thnx 4 internet n u guyz...

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  92. Let me break it down to ya'll.its a marketing organization with about 8-12 companies within that is why you hear all this different names.they do direct marketing and do all diferent types of products.the likes of dstv,virgin mobil,vodacom...etc.now if it was a scam why would these companies be involved.the problem with most of you is that you dont ask enough questions in your interviews that is where the confussion comes in.and POWERPLACE is the name of the building the company name is PERDM...I suggest that the next person that gets a call asks the administrator calling questions and lets please not go dragging peoples names and companies through the mud like this.

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  93. If the most attractive car in the staff parking lot is a Nissan Sentra, and the interviewer claims to have been in that organisation for like 9 years... What's your arse gone drive after 10 years? A Toyota Conquest? Let go of the dumbness people and be realistic, this is one fucked up SCAM, actually it aint that much of a scam... It's aimed at high school dropouts!

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  94. PLEASE DONT GO DANGER AHEAD!!

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  95. always pays to do your research. not everyone can be saying bad things about a place if it was not all true. Thank God I found this place before I went to the interview.

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  96. Tjoo.. was so happy.tank god I did ma research.

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  97. Wow! English...
    I have an ex-girlfriend that worked there 2008.
    I even accompanied her to work one particular Saturday, I still even remember the guy who trained her... His name was JP! White guy, spikey hairstyle and even asked me to work for them. Unfortunately I had a very good and better payin job then so I declined.

    Dress Code: Black formal. Working hours:6-6. Remuneration: Commision!

    Basically selling a lot of THINGS! Toys, games, etc!
    Not office based, you hit the streets all day!

    It's sad that today I'm not working, unemployed as I am I've rejected a whole lot of jobs. And meanwhile was getting ready for my interview with A.S Marketing since I'd been applying all over and guess what?! Sounds like that company, no actually it is! Different names and addresses!

    I found an email sent to me on Thursday, I responded today telling them to pardon me as I only just saw the email today(Monday) and I'm available immediately! The lady Joanna Victoria responded promptly from a gmail address and told me I'm booked for an interview tomorrow at 11:00am.

    I was so excited and thought let me google, saw a complaint on Hello.Peter and then I knew something wasn't adding up. Found several ads and some had the Oak Avenue address, different from the new address they had given me “THE VALLEY CENTRE ROODEPOORT!”

    In a nutshell, I do agree with one of the comments that ITS MEANT FOR SCHOOL DROPOUTS and I swear I could rather be a waiter too as opposed to this. Or unless of course an individual wanting to feel the pressure of face to face selling, we as people don't have the same aspirations, goals and desires!
    Maybe for some its a dream job, but I know myself... I can't dzeal!

    However I honestly am not going there tomorrow and I don't need such a job when I have such a vast experience in the corporate world.

    NB: There's a lot of jobs out there and all we need to do is keep applying, patience is a virtue! You can't expect doors to open if you don't have faith... And you know the saying FAITH IS THE SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR, AND THE EVIDENCE NOT SEEN YET!

    You need to start somewhere, in-order to be somewhere in life... It's all about choice! I have nothing against anyone who wants to earn an honest living, but this is definitely not for me! I AM NOT EVEN GOING TO CALL AND LIE THAT I CAN'T COME! I'D RATHER SPEND THAT MONEY MAKING CALLS TO LEGIT JOB ADVERTS!

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  98. geese guys this is scary, what is the worst that could happen? could anybody's life be in danger? We were unaware of this scam and I panic because my sister went to her second interview today...

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  99. i also got a call from this number 011262578 scheduling my interview for 9:30 tomorrow the 13th of august 2013 in the ddress 261 oak avenue and is not legit when i google the number it takes me to www.dvmarketing.co.za suprisingly there is not much under contact us

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  100. i got the same sms today, honeslty, thank you for all the information, in as much as i want a job, i think i'll pass.

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  101. thanx guyz I also got an sms 2dae

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  102. Lol most ppl here are sure unemployed !!!!! Url hv time to be here nd tok shit ,,,,,, nyc thing I hv came across this now
    Am a 21 year old business woman sitting in my own office now , that's how I get time to be on stupid sites like this ,,,, am bored nothing to do business is gud plus came 4rm nothing poor background now I make close to 20000 a week ,,,,,,,,,,,,, 4rm that POWERPLACE I tnk them 4 my success today

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  103. thank you i jst got call from them, now i know

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  104. Thnx so mch guyz 4 de info... At 1st i ws so damn happy to receive a call 4 an interview bt nw im so surprised. I received a call jst nw saying dat i shld cam @ 261 oak avenue randburg and dress formal ... Yoooh i ws so hppy i even calld my mom, frnd nd sis .. Hmmm dats me punching de adress on de internet abt de company ... HUUUUUURAY dats whr i lended reading all de comments ... Thnx guyz u hv saved me... Luv u ol...

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  105. I have also been invited for an interview 2day. I suspected that there's is something wrong with the company. The lady called and told me that I have been selected for an interview. I could hear that its an absolute scam when communicating with her over the phone. She was so unprofessional. I asked her to sms me the directions. She took 3hrs to send me the text. I immediately called her and the number was deemed invalid. I checked the address that she has given me and saw this blog. The fact is that most of us are desperate for employment. We become victims of these scavengers. Life is tough, with or without qualifications. Our brothers and sisters graduates every year from bogus institutions. Each and every company should have a website. I have been victimised before. I am very careful now despite my desperation.

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  106. lol i got 1 as well. its actually funny how they address us on the sms, there is no contact number or company logo. it was to plain to be believable

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  107. hey guys i just recieved a phone call and now a sms telling me to go to 261 oak avenue in randburg. they are now using the name Fundiswa as a contact. they have been reported to a fraud agency and are being investigated.

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  108. oh wow>>>>thanks for the weak up call guys i was as well supposed to go for an interview today @the same address you all guys mentioned and ask for fundiswa when i get there

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  109. I went there too,and if they are a big company they claim to be then y isn't there a mission statement,with their goals and objectives at da reception like most organisation or even a website.

    Not to mention being interviewed by the owner of the so-called 'big' company which was odd coz most 'big' companies have a human resource department which does these things. And also the absurdity of being interviewed with 5 pple at once.

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  110. I hv an interview with these guys tomorow morning so there's no basic OMG

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  111. The scam is that they offer cheap advertising because of free labour which is u and I coz were desperately looking 4 a job nd they promise to pay nd after a couple of months go by u realise its a scam nd u quit they prey on other naïve job seekers,also wen u promote da products they advertise u use ur own means of transport.#heartless ne!!!

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    1. ohh my my they call you saying they saw ur cv in jobmail are you still interested in the job (yes) then they say come to 261 oak avenue powerplace they say they have 3 interviews but dis 2nd interview is to much cos you spend the whole day with em n they take you to ada shop to inspect how they run whr by u spend even your mula damn i was soooo tired when i returned. wat are they up tooo????????????????

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  112. Oh my word, I cant believe this has been going on for years now. I also got an sms and thought it to be very suspicious. No company name or landline, just an sms. Thanks to the guy who posted this originally. I also googled the address and this came up. Interview was today for 1.30pm, thankfully this saved me.

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  113. Damn I applied today and 20min later I received a SMS saying "Good day, your application has been recieved, and you been selected for an interview with FM Marketing @ 11am, tomorrow. 261 Oak ave, (next to dstv). Dress code: formal. Ask for Pertunia at the front desk." Thnx 4 ur help

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  114. Damn. I was happy. They even gave me this numbers 011 026 2578. Mxm i am not going who know what they wl do with me when i got there

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  115. Oh thank you very much guys.I almost fell on the trap but now because i have seen your complains about this company.I am not going there.I was supposed to attend the interview by friday 9:30.I was given the same address 261 Oak Avenue Power Place in Randburg.They said that i must ask for Mark at the reception.Thanks guys.....

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  116. OMW!!!!!!! Can't believ this is really happening!!!! I was on my way as we speak,I was asked to see fundiswa at reception and dress formal,I sent them anil to confirm and I to search for more info because they never replied,thank God I ith my boyfriend becase anything could have happend,thank so much for the info. God bless the person who decided to form people about this rather than keeping quiet about it. #astonished for days#

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  117. Tjo guys i did go there for an interview but never went for the 2nd ond and the sarah lady called me to ask about my where abouts. What do they do with our info?

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  118. oh my Gosh.. iam looking for a job in s.a and i reside in Botswana. when i got the email i was so excited that finally im getting sumwhere even called my boyfriend to tell him the good news. i decided to google the location and i landed here. Bitter sweet. Almost travelled all the way for nothing. her name was Janice. the email read as....... Thank you for the application.
    CLR Marketing would like to invite you for an interview on Friday 25 October 2013 at 11am.The address is 261 Oak avenue Randburg. Please bring a copy of your cv and dress formal. Look forward to meeting you.

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  119. People that are busy posting comments saying its not a scam are part of the scam... If this company was real it would have a website.. It wouldn't change names daily ..it would post legit advertisements...... Today its called cho tah inc marketing... Or leo cho tah... Its all a scam.. Nothing is real.. There is no basic ,this people will waste your time and money.. 1. What kind of company invites applicant to an interview via a cell c number +27741993937 2. What company calls you for an interview 10 minutes after you sent a CV 3.any company that has 'any name' then Marketing is fake.. Its either they sell insurance ,virgin mobile ..and you get no basic salary.... Do not waste your time... And don't worry about your CV's they will not do anything.. They are desperate ,they want people that will be fooled by this pyramid skeem.. And it doesn't pay.. They products don't even sell.... DO NOT GO.. A legit company will call you with 011 ,013 ,021 ,012..etc and they will reply after a week or so..

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  120. yes this is a fraudster organisation that is in existance so far - thanks to bribing corrupt official otherwise it should have ceased (it is more organised crime). Remember all lawless pple are roaming the street for yrs with noone taking action. This organisation doesnt pay you first month-its commission only remember and that very commission you will never ever get it ! If you are too hungry for a job and complete second mth they will find an accusation to justify non payment. Remember you will be selling and issuing leaflets at robots like a mad person. Dont forget no contract is signed. Any grieverence wont stand becoz they are recruiting daily monday to sunday for 365 including christmass. It changes name a million times mk marketing; dav; as marketing ;perdmo etc. Infact they are not all that learned accept good swindlers - also some of us are not clever how can a company invite u via sms ? Telling u what to wear for interview (giving u answer for a test). A company with no website in this age. Kkkk recruiting daily in every site - you jobseekers what type of job is that you expect - why are others leaving for it to recruit 24/7 ? They are now experts and making money from free labour. Lastly these pple had added more misery to many jobseekers who exhausted all their saving some even going third month to recoup

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  121. Ive been there and they are still sending me smss, it is a legitimate company, only what they dont mention is that the positions are of direct salesperson and are commission-based only.

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  122. look guys i thought i would never do this but i see there are people out there who fell for and others are still going to ... i worked for a campaign in dstv mobile under davita akaloo and mohhamed simjee these people will brain wash u and make u believe that nothing is impossible they call it to "set pase" until its too late trust me i learned that in a hard way i was a " training manager there nice title NEH but its worth less how can u train people but end up earning R300 a week i relevant of the cost that u had to endure that is not the worst part its just the beginning look u can give it a try but if u want some thing stable let me rephrase that a stable income that is the last place u wanna go .boot camp or military training is a holiday in the Bahamas compare to what u will endure there u will loose weight ,lose all contact with friends and family all social indabas will cease to exist because u will wake up in the weeeeee hours everyday and go home late at night .they will make u sign this non binding contract funny thing is that they will tell u just sign no time to read it .out of 500 people who train under this program only one will make it fuck moe and davita i hope they choke on the money they stole from me blady indians i hope they hijack ur sinotec and the audi TT u stole six month of my life and i have nothing to show for it i hate those guys their so called teams the show stoppers and the dynamites tick tick boom my ass indian cunt. wusa wusa bitch

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  123. it is a ligitimate company and it is also found in other countries the forefathers of this copany are the likes of jessie young whom i saw in the trainers meeting ,they make millions in the direct sales marketting this job is for people who enjoy the interecting with people because u will work at a store or mall i was also a trainer there under dynamic vision markerting u get this notes about a marketig system and to tell u the truth it does is a scam that works but not in a way that u would expect it will teach u how to 5 step peopel using this system its nice once u understand it but beecareful guys dont put ur hopes up especially if u r from a poor background even white people run away from this program they rather stay home and be mamas boys tan go through the training u do the same thing ob=ver and over the hole day at the stores then later u will have to go back to the pffice again to hae asit down and i hated mine with that little indian girl davita something she is forward and too full of her self

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  124. They now work as Next Level Consulting.
    Also the same M.O - email and sms.
    At the same location as well - not a part of the legitimate Next Level Consulting which is only based in Cape Town

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    1. there is the other 1 in cresta, real promotions, those dods r so heartless n evil ,they screwed me, i evn failed my module hv to re register it nxt yr, i wasted my money n tym to study there,they never care abt us bt abt themselves,they evn snd us to da field evn if it is raining, standing on da streets while its raining while they r relaxed n drinking coffe, teas in the offices,they knw weneed jobs so dat wil make money bt busy waisting the little cents we hv, i made money fr them , i ws always seting pays, hard working bt fr wat, nothing,i ws always waking at 3 n slip n 11 n ws geting tired, my legs r stil painful coz we were standing the whole day, i ws using my own petrol to go to a flied, my other colleaques were contributing 20 each bt it ws nt enough, ive risked my life wth dat bludy job, my car nearly gt stolen while we were in jhb cbd n dat ws a present fr my 21 frm parents,i evn relocate to my aunt's place at cosmo city my bf ws always complaining hw m waisting money while i need it, it hurts a lot wen i c their post on gumtree n bizcommunity, wonder y r they stil doing dat, those ppl r hurtless i wonder hw do they slip at nyt, mxm, watmakes so suspecious is dat they always recruit bt da company dsnt grow, n the ppl don last, u wil c new face everyday, i ws so damn happy abt da opportunity n my aunt,sista, bro warned me abt this bustards n thot mayb they were jelus, eish bt 1 day is oneday, they wil taste their own medicine, God is watching hw dare using us knowing dat we luking fr a job coz we wnt money, my legs r stil painful coz we were working standing the whole day, aih n they were expecting us to b to work everyday while we dnt gt paid,mxm i hate those bustards n wish ti witness their judgement day, i regret evrytym ive waisted n da money,i worked fr nothing, n they dnt evn care, or is bcoz we black n they r whites, mxm if so then why Thabang(manager) is allowing this oz hes black, bt God is watching our tears wil fal in our God's hands, i ws always reaching a target n ringing a bell bt aih dat ws fr fun, guys plz lets do sumthing bfr most ppl gt scammed, eish wen i think of then my tearsjst flow, i wantd to quit bfr ive waisted bt gt inspired by Jerome's wirds wen he say once a quiter always a quiter knowing very well dat they r using us, i ws a training manager aswel bt instead ofreruiting i ws blowing the new guys to dat they wil nt b fooled lyk me n jerome ws always shouting at me saying my guys r always blowing, jerome ws saying to us is either u in or out, he dnt care, he cn recruit new guys he dnt care,bt supricely he dnt tel the new guys bt teling the training mangers who hd 4 weeks upwards its , we hv waiste our parents money by going to unisa lol mara...

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    2. Fuck you and your kark attitude Jerome is one of the best managers i have known. If working hard is too much why dont you go home and play with your mom

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  125. Thanks guys, I recieved an sms to come for an interview tomorrow, it says I must ask for Mel at the reception, I am not going there anymore.

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  126. If a company stole 6months of your life and you have nothing to show for it, its because you are lazy and your attitudes shit. Why do some becomes managers. The system works if you work it. Say what you want about the opportunity, if you got to management like other hard working people you would definitely not be wasting your life on sites like this. #UNFORTUNATE LOSER

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  127. HUUUU I HAVE THE SMS CALLING ME FOR AN INTERVIEW TOMORROW AT 216 OAK AVENUE RANDBURG,POWERPOINT THEY SAY I MUST ASK ROBYN IN THE RECEPTION THE NUMBER IS 0766532777 THANX GUYS I AM NOT GOING THERE WORSE PART THEY SAD I MUST DRESS IN FORMAL YESESS THESE PEOPLE.

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  128. At least I saw this before I went to the interview , oh thank the Lord I love reading �� ... Yeses I was gonna look so fan though �� , we must learn to wake up in the morning and go look for jobs , this should be a lesson to all of us!!

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  129. yho I would just like to thank Missy for getting the word out there about these people. Its 2014 today and they have now changed their name to Growth Point. Saw the ad on Pnet and called, the following day I got an invite for an interview at, wait for it... 261 OAK AVENUE RANDBURG!! I googled this address for directions and that's how I came across this blog. The way this company is described here is exactly how it is, dodgy, no info about them on google, Does not seem corporate at all. I got two sms from an 0762243814 number inviting me for an interview. Normaly companies would use bulk sms services that normaly have those loong numbers for this.

    any way thank you once again MISSY for creating this thread!!

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  130. Ladies and gents please beware there is a similar company called vision marketing at the valley centre in roodepoort. The manager claims to have some degree in Psychology I worked there for about two weeks and yes they also have the signage for brands such as Edcon,Dstv and woolworths and apparently they help you setup your own company. They promise to train you and you can get to management in less than a year. To my knowledge professional sales people are at least suppose to be given petrol allowance if you're using your own car but this company does no such thing. The staff is encouraged to look at the big picture and think about the money they will make once they get to management, this is used as a motivation tool. They help you setup your own company as soon as you get to owner/ manager and you duplicate the business model. My problem with this company is that it violates labour laws and some of these training managers are not professional sales people within the stores, thier training program is the worst I've come across does not deal with the underlying problem of moving goods from the stores to the actual customer. They place high emphasis on getting excited about the product to get a sale in today's world( the birth of the empowered consumer) , which in all honesty is pathetic. However, somehow they seem to have entered into an agreement with stores such as Hi-fi ,Dionwired,Makro, in Woodmead and Makro in strubensvalley. There is a manager who has recently opened up his marketing company called JC marketing in Roodepoort and in Pretoria. I don't know how legit they are but it really pisses me off when companies take advantage of people who are less knowledgeable .If you're between the ages of 18 and 25 or 30 ( depends on the company), have no work experience and no qualification you're just the catch their looking for. Vision marketing owner is Davita and JC marketing is Jacque, thereis another company called IV marketing within the premises the owner is Mohamed . They cut costs big time but at the expense of the staff , I didn't receive a contract of any kind and they did not bother asking for my banking details. They have an unorthodox way of training their staff but it is not so effective, because of the type of individuals they attract they honestly give sales people a terrible reputation . If the owner of Vision Marketing at Valley Centre makes R100000 per month(so I was told) can she not get her staff petrol cards really now or organize transport to get them to the field. The talk about how much money you can make is what keeps a lot of them there, they prey on those that are desperate for a job. Somehow if you inquire deeper about the payment structure you will know that you're not getting much and there seems to be a case of tax evasion in the case of income taxes. Tip always look at the calibre of individuals within the company and do a proper background check before you commit to something.

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  131. Continuation from above they texted me with the 0110262578 number and told me to ask for SARA at vision marketing.*Note this is the same number used to contact " IT Gururr in August 2013" see above comment. Use your own discretion.

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    1. got an sms today from the same number- 0110262578. What were you doing exactly when you stayed for 2 weeksthere?

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  132. Are thy the sme pple with WWW.CASADELOCOSMARKETING.CO.ZA
    Pliz view ds website.i have bn invited for an interview 2moro

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    1. yes and they are also known as fm marketing,pdm, dv marketing

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    2. I got a similar sms today about an interview in that region and was also surprised about how quickly they responded to my request. thsnks alot for the assistance guys. They contacted me under the name growth point and use the email account fm-marketing. Its a real scam so everyone be careful please

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  133. Thank yooooooo Missy! Saved precious time andd money!

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  134. Tjo guys I'm really sad!! Fuck those people, I hope they don't use my info on my c.v! I went there on friday, as I was invited for an interview! And they are based in Germiston now! Here is the sms they send me for the 2nd interview "Congratulations you have been successful through to the second round FULL Day interview/ practical interview tomorrow SATURDAY 12 april at 7:45 AM With MARKETING GOLDEN HEIGHTS BUILDING, CNR JACK AND VICTORIA STREET, 5TH FLOOR, GERMISTON OFFICE 3.Bring notepad And pen, please be on time dress formal ask for GRANT this is full day training so wear flat comfortable shoes" from the number from the website 0714007222! The interview was even an interview lasted for +- 10min with a lady called mel she was also at reception! Was suppose to go back tommorow for the 3rd interview, but I'm glad I decided to google them first! Hope they stop with what they r busy with, not going to judge them, will leave that up to God!

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  135. ANY 1 Who Knows What is the Scam . is in like what is it they scaming with ?
    Cause they have my ID Number and My Address , Im trying to put this together , I went this Morning , and i jst got an sms saying i have training tomorrow 7h30 and must be in Black and White

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  136. Just saw their advert on Pnet looking for Store Clerks, i was busy applying when i decided to research their company profile, fortunately i came across this Blog,then immediately i cancelled my application. I guess the Almighty is on my side. I was fooled by Real Promotions before, i just can't forget what they did to me. Was invited for my 1st interview which lasted for 2minutes,then they told me that i will receive an sms for my 2nd interview. On my second interview we were introduced to some trainers after that, those trainers they took us to a petrol garage they said it is our training.we waited there watching them selling their products to motorists who came to the garage,then each trainer will come to his/her group they will start asking us questions then we must write down the answers.we were there the whole day,if you want to eat or go to the bathroom you need permission from your trainer. I couldn't bare the pain i was feeling,my feet was sore from stading long hours with heels,they told us that after that training we must return back to the office,i was gatfol i took my bag and left. I told them that this is not what i applied for,i have a family two kids and a husband i can't work from 6am to 6pm. They should have told us in the 1st interview what this job is all about, then i would have made my choice whether i come back for second interview or what,instate they told us this information on the second interview.

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  137. To everyone that doesn't believe these comments I'll give you some insight coming from someone who worked there for 6 months!!!!! It was the worst job experience I have ever had. Here's why:

    1) YOU pay THEM to work for them.
    You have to use your own car or bum a ride in someone else's car to get to your destination. You have to pay you're own petrol. They give no compensation. And if you can't afford it? Rather stay away than get shat on infront of awhole ooffice.

    2) HOURS
    they say you work from 6:30 till 6:00..
    That is only applicable for about a day then you get pressurized to be there before 6 so your "crew" ( groups within the office) can look better and then tonight when you return don't think you can leave at 6pm... oh no! Now you debrief, then the Manager wants to see you and evaluate your performance. Then you stand around and wait for who knows what till about 8/9pm then finally you're allowed to leave.

    3) Commission!
    No basic, no transportation levys. NOTHING! And then they say they will not be paying in all your money (which is paid weekly to avoid taxation) so they can put it in a "savings account" for you. Now I know this is a lie. Then best part is, they don't tell you how much you made for the week or give you a payslip. You must accept the payment you receive. Sound dodge enough yet?

    4) you work 7 days a week, NO holiday, no day off!!!! No exception!

    5)RESIGNATION
    The day I phoned my boss to make an appointment for a meeting, my boss's first reaction was whether I want to resign? I said yes and my boss said I shouldn't bother coming back. I asked for all my money to be paid in asap.. I NEVER saw my money again! They refused!

    6) CONTRACT
    You only sign a contract after about 3 months and god forbid you take it home. You get 5 minutes to sign it ( you can't even read through it) and boom you never sew it again!

    7) REFERENCING: obviously I put the work experience in my cv. After being denied 4 jobs I finally asked why and the response every time was: "Your previous boss gave us a negative referral and said you are unreliable, non-committed and unable to perform to there standards" which is shit because I resigned due to the emotional abuse I goy from my manager.

    So if you don't believe me, go try it! I did and see where it got me.... pennyless and frustrated for wasting my time.

    JUICE!

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  138. My word tomorrow I was their next victim, I am not going there, I didn't go to school for this....

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  139. ALL that ive read about dv marketing is true I worked there in 2012 trying to build my life an earn a living, they don't pay or loan you buss fee they don't care . Davita makes up stories that aren't true to motivate people the hours are unbelievably long all they do is show off how rich they are and how you must make sacrafices to prosper them...juice by me...the lord took me out of that job.i never ever even got paid

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  140. LOL I received an sms 2day,same shit address,they say i must bring my CV and a "PEN" LMAO WHAT A BLOOOOODY JOKE....they say i must ask for Pam when i get there....total bullshit

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    1. I also got the same sms yesterday to come 4 an interview at 10h30am today and ask for pam at the reception my proble was thst I didn't know Randburg so I Google the directions only to find that I'll come across this, u knw God is great coz I should have wasted my money....

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  141. gosh, im busy going up n down printing cv's and id copies.....thanx for the heads up guys

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  142. I worked for that company to back in 2011, am amazed this company is still operating and in the same premises nogal. Wow I left that shit company 3weeks in, I lost a shitload of money and weight. Bitches got me good, they make you believe you can sell shit to the toilet bowel. 5step this. Juice this and that ringing the fucking bell when u have to pay transport to work and to field. I made on average 100 spent 60 to get to work and back. And 50 to go to field and back. And lunch was 20. As you can see you actually spend money to go to work. Pathetic

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  143. Stl shocked after reading all the comments coz iv bn invited to the interview at roodepoort ..thanks for the alerty cleary its a waste of time & energy working for those people

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  144. Thank you so much for the insight, i'm set for an interview with them tomorrow, was told to ask for PAM, and the Google maps street view of the place looks way too dodge. Thanks again for saving not only my ass but saving others too

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  145. Thanks guys,I was invertd on same adress IN RANDBURG,and I was going to waist my money from East rand to jozi ON my monday for Kaka,thix GOD for internet we can help one anther...guys(dam so sad)

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  146. The nerve.

    My girlfriend went for the interview at 261 Oak Avenue, same company and all went well. She even found that what they do is exactly what she used to do when she worked for Edcon not so long ago. True, they wanted her to come start a few days later. We did not think much of it but now the guy who interviewed her, not sure if he is the owner, has been making moves on her and keeps sending her WhatsApp messages asking that she reconsiders.

    That being said, I hope guys warn their girlfriends. And girls, be warned. I don't like what this guy is doing trying to convince my girlfriend otherwise and I won't even entertain it but it might be habit that they now defend their name when caught and try to convince people otherwise. Better yet they also probably make moves on your wives, girlfriends, sisters and friends.

    NOT GOOD!

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  147. To think I almost quit my job today because of "the interview" with so called Growth Point. Good thing I checked their profile first. This isn't really a scam coz they actually give u a job. I also went to one of these companies here in pta nd when I trained (followed someone to Edgars) they enjoyed their jobs. It goes with how each person views it, I left coz it wasn't what I applied for and simply wasn't interested in opening accounts for people that's all. All they need to do is STOP misleading people by appealing ads, that's unfair and illegal. Anyhow all things work together for our good because our God is faithful and loving. Yal stay blessed and be attentive to the voice of God to avoid falling into traps and scams. -Love Koketso

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  148. hahaha, why am i not surprised, I got the same sms today (23/05/2014) to come for an interview at 261 Oak Avenue, Randburg and also to bring a CV and a pen, what a joke? A CV and a Pen? Why would a company ask you to bring a CV while coming when they already have ur CV when you applied for the job? Here is the number that the sms was sent 0814350396 and here is the number they want me to call when i get there 0824097628 and i should ask for Pam....I hope this helps someone out there.... Cheers

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  149. Fux this ish... I'm gone burn my kush and look for legit jobs. I nearly danced with the devil himself, pity God gave the brains and 'Google' to do some research... I'm just worried bout my brothers and sistas out there, who don know sh*t bout em social networks and staff and how they're used. I'd rather finish my degree and get a proper job that suits my personality not such nonsense, too be honest, I was looking foward to this interview, like, here am I 00:48am in the morning searching this address and vwaalaaa!!!... This blog!... I read all the comments, like "ALL" I mean... Even the convincing ones justifying themselves, this is total bull sh*t... They can suck my long black dig and kiss my black ass ...

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  150. Also got an SMS for an interview tomorrow with them.....mabayonya

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    1. I got an sms too luckily I don't know the place so I decided to google directions and I found this page , he bantu mxm , no company name and legit companies call or email candidates and they show the company logo and all the details ,

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  151. juice by you guys

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  152. what kind of scam can work with public companies like, EDCON, ACKERMANS,DSTV,MULTICHOICE,VOCACOM , VIRGIN MOBILE...... and more.
    I believe most of you unemployed sitting at home writing these comments...
    while am working for the same company making enough money to support myself...
    you guys are just wasting your time and giving the company free publicity....

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    1. You should have left your details for people to contact you for nmore info

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  153. in marketing we all start some where and if some 18 year old who has never worked a day in their life is offered an opportunity to gain experience, to learn to earn a decent wage then why are you blogging ish that makes no sense firstly that picture isnt the building secondly , why would this be a scam , how is it a scam , has anyone asked you for fees to be paid go blog about those foreigners scamming people and stop pretending that you are doing a good services when all you are is unemployed and those people are giving youngsters a start at life

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  154. i agree i have been for an interview at that building and is not what is depicted in the picture also I worked in Ackermans on one of the campaigns I earned cash never paid for training wasnt asked to so how is it a scam , come on .... get real , its a marketing business

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  155. Hi, I got both a call and SMS for direction fora company called C.E Marketing. Has anyone heard or know anything about them?

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  156. If it has to do with Medizone, the discussion carries on here..

    http://medi-zone.boards.net/thread/2/medizone-south-africa-complaints

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  157. Ja guys i must say, i have experienced these people and have worked for this so called perdm group, i will be honest with everyone, if you are young, don't have any ambitions in life or you are really desperate, consider this, however if you can still go to school and study, get your qualification and get a job that will bring dignity in your life, this is not for everyone and those who really are desperate feel it because you pay your way through everything in this business and you work long hours etc, my personal opinion is that if you have a matric and or any other higher educational qualification, go find a better job that won't bring misery in your life, this is not a job that a normal person would do, you really have to be stupid, gullible and or naive to carry this job to management.

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  158. Just came out of their untidy office in Germiston. Nothing looks professional in there.

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  159. Wooow thanx I was not even having money 4 transport thanx I almost went in to debts 4 nonsense Irreally hope every 1 should check every time before going to the interview

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  160. wow poeple. these people really catch out people that are desperate for jobs.
    i also got a dodgy sms already an sms confirmed that nope! this is not legit.
    thank God i found this site

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  161. Wow thanx for the light guys, was meant to go tomorrow morning @ 7;30. they have changed the company name to GPP. the adress is still the same (261 oak avenue randburg). im actually planning on goin there with a 50 caliber machine gun en killing them all coz they playing with ppl's emotions. ONE DAY IS ONE DAY

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  162. thank you so much for the Alert, i got the email today saying i must pitch for the interview in the morning at 10h30 at 21 Oak Ave Randburg
    im so not gonna be bored. thanks a lot

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  163. I wonder who is the Administrator for this blog,
    I suggest you go back and do your homework because you are just trying to blackmail this company as it didn't suit you, This people are well organized and they tell you straight away that you are an independent contractors, I have my degree in marketing Management and after a long time of job haunting, i was called for an interview with one of the companies, within a period of 5month I got promoted to assistant manager and I didn't find it wrong to promote product and earning on commission and now I have my satisfying basic and I am having fun while grooming my skills and enjoying the rewards of my 6-6 commitment and hard work.

    I cant wait to get to management and make more money with sales
    and drive that car of my dreams and do a lot more with money from sales.
    and you carry on wasting your time and misleading people.
    life is good when you experience things on your own than depending on others peoples perspectives,, ,,,you remind me of a movie called the pursuit of happiness, I suggest you watch it and you will stop being an lazy asshole.

    This companies have well known reputable Clients like Edcon, and Vodacom, the list is endless and you come here and say its Scam
    you are scam yourself, earning money on a blog that mislead Poor job seekers out there, Shame hey!!!1....love Belinda............call me for more info hey don't hesitate....0783125885

    i will be happy to educate you.









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