Mystery Shopper

  • Pret A Manger Requires Employees To Act Happy All The Time

    Pret A Manger Requires Employees To Act Happy All The Time

    Are you happy at work? More to the point, how would you feel if your employer required you to be happy -- or at least act happy at work? Such is the case at Pret A Manger, the fast-growing food chain, according a recent essay in the London Review of Books. It discussed a genuinely creepy set of employee rules... Continue Reading

  • Mystery Shopping Job Scam Foiled

    Mystery Shopping Job Scam Foiled

    Do you remember seeing an ad for mystery shoppers and thinking, "I could get paid for one of my favorite pastimes? It sounds too good to be true!" Well, it was. A California man who swindled hopeful shoppers out of $6 million has just been sentenced to six years in federal prison. Continue Reading

  • Confessions of a Secret Shopper

    Confessions of a Secret Shopper

    By Tiffany Miller for PayScale Sandy Jones-Kaminski isn't afraid to get naked on the job. No, it's not what you think. She's not a stripper or nude model for a sculpting class. Jones-Kaminski is a secret shopper. And she strips down regularly for massage, facials and body scrubs. We're pretty sure you'd do it... Continue Reading