ConocoPhillips and its affiliated companies will never ask for fees or upfront payments during the recruitment process or as part of an offer of employment. ConocoPhillips will also not ask for recently hired employees to pay any fees associated with their employment, including visa applications. If you have any doubts regarding the authenticity of any communication purportedly from or on behalf of ConocoPhillips or an affiliated company, please contact us.
We are aware of activities where criminals are using ConocoPhillips’ name and logos in employment scams. These scams may appear legitimate. So, it is important that you both research the legitimacy of any recruiting communication and remain mindful that fraudsters use various techniques including employment scams to find their next victim. Below is some information that may help you avoid falling victim to an employment scam.
Example scams include:
Requiring payment (or pre-payment) for visa applications or processing services,
Questionnaire based employment interviews,
Questionnaire based decisions to hire, and
Employment offers over social media, such as Facebook.
Other common indicators include:
Request for payment to apply for a job,
Request for financial account details,
Request for personally identifying information (e.g., Social Security Number, Social Insurance Number, National Insurance Number, passport information, passwords, etc.),
Request for payments to be sent to a third-party,
Request for payment for professional or business opportunities,
Misspellings of ConocoPhillips in online domain names or email addresses,
Non-ConocoPhillips email addresses (e.g., Yahoo or Gmail.com), and