During my job search, I ran into a falsified company who attempted to conduct an online job interview with me. The company is Woodward Inc and the following is all of the informationThe job is listed on Ohiomeansjobs.com as the following:Employer Name: WOODWARD INCJob Title: Adminstrative Assistant InternInternship Duties: Will work in a fast-pace, downtown, creative environment and have the opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding company. This would be an excellent opportunity to grow. Some responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Perform administrative duties Handle appointments, correspondence & subsequent follow-up Coordinate meetings along with some travel arrangements Answer phones and arrange conference calls Monitor extensive number of media reports Oversee media lists Assist departments under executive’s domain with a variety of special projects as needed Interact with professional associates and all levels of management both internally and externally Daily interaction with the media and magazines Social media marketing communications working Twitter, Facebook, forums & blogs, social book-marking sites – Writing posts, responding Qualifications: Excellent writing and communication skills Minimum typing speed of 40 WPM Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications Organized and detail oriented Must be able to commit 25-40 hrs per week.Internship Duties: Will work in a fast-pace, downtown, creative environment and have the opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding company. This would be an excellent opportunity to grow. Some responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Perform administrative duties Handle appointments, correspondence & subsequent follow-up Coordinate meetings along with some travel arrangements Answer phones and arrange conference calls Monitor extensive number of media reports Oversee media lists Assist departments under executive’s domain with a variety of special projects as needed Interact with professional associates and all levels of management both internally and externally Daily interaction with the media and magazines Social media marketing communications working Twitter, Facebook, forums & blogs, social book-marking sites – Writing posts, responding Qualifications: Excellent writing and communication skills Minimum typing speed of 40 WPM Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications Organized and detail oriented Must be able to commit 25-40 hrs per weekContact Name: WOODWARD INCE-mail Resume to: [email protected]I emailed my resume to the company and they said they would set up a Google Hangout with me and conduct an online interview. I researched and could not find any information on the company so engaged in a Google chat with the company representative to attempt to verify that the company existed.Here is the email they sent me:Dear Applicant,Your resume has been reviewed by our (WOODWARD INC) HR Department in reference to our AD posted and we believe you are capable of handling this position based on your resume. Your details has been forwarded to Mrs. Linda H Fuller (Hiring Manager), She would be conducting an online interview with you to discuss the Job Details, Pay Scale and Company etc. You are to set up a screen name with Google Hangout/Talk and add up the company’s Hiring Manager’s GoogleTalk screen name ([email protected]) and instant message her for an online interview/briefing exercise.Benefits: Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Wellness and 401k plans.Paid Time Off and Holidays with Generous Company DiscountsThe schedule time for the interview/briefing exercise is ( Wednesday 9th Dec, 10am or ASAP ) You are to be available on Google Talk for the interview. Your swift and timely response to this matters a lot to this position as the job starts ASAP. I wish you best of luck.Please acknowledge this email! For further questions, Contact [email protected] or [email protected]Warm Regards,WOODWARD INC, HR DeparmentHere is the Google Chat:Me: Hi Linda! This is ****** ****** and I sent in my resume to Woodward Inc for the Administrative Assistant job opening. This morning, I received an email back to set up a time with you for an interview/briefing exercise. I look forward to talking with you more tomorrow at 10am.[email protected]:I will be looking forward to talk to you as well. Have a Wonderful day[email protected]:Good MorningHow are you doing this morning ?Me: I’m doing well. I have been doing some research on your company and can’t seem to find any information on your company. I can’t find a legitimate address or phone number, much less verification that your company exists. Can you provide with information that verifies the authenticity of your company?[email protected]: Okay i will brief you on everything you need to knowWelcome to the Woodward INC., I believe you are here for the job briefing/interview. As we proceed further with the briefing and interview, you will get to know more about the opening position.Me: Before we begin, I would like you to give me your Toledo address as well as the phone number for your Toledo location. Since this process has been completely online and I have been warned of job hiring scams, I want to be sure that this is a legitimate job opening.[email protected]: Before we commence with the job briefing and interview, i would like to apprise to you that we are sorry about our unseemly approach if this interview conducting method is unprofessional to you or if you are new to all this, but i believe the world is always advancing so it is important to stay on top of things as change is inevitable.Me: I don’t mind doing an online interview, but you still have not given me verification of the legitimacy of your company. Here is an article I found that sounds very similar to the position that your company is offering and has given reason for me to doubt the existence of your company. http://www.valleynewslive.com/home/headlines/Fargo-woman-warns-others-of-online-…⇄ />If you cannot provide me with authentic information, I will be reporting this scam to the ScamPulse.com and with Ohio Means Jobs.[email protected]: This is no scamMe: You still have not given me any of the information I have requested which should not be an issue for you to provide if you are legitimate.Are you able to provide me with the necessary information to validate the authenticity of your company?[email protected]: Yes, Kindly standby..Me: I am concerned that the "hiring manager" who is responsible for supposedly filling a job opening can not offer an address or phone number. I will be reporting this job scam immediately to the ScamPulse.com and Ohio Means Jobs[email protected]: Dont bother