The world of projects is an attractive arena in which to work. On professional networking sites we frequently see people asking how they can “break in” to projects, often with little or no experience or relevant skills. This creates an environment in which it is possible to “sell” to eager jobseekers with the promise of future reward.
One worrying development that PMO Flashmob has seen recently is the emergence of what we think of as “pay-to-work” schemes.
It works like this: