Frequently Asked Questions
exactly is a "Mystery Shopper"
or "Secret Shopper"?
"Mystery Shopper" or "Secret
Shopper" is someone who is hired by an
establishment to pose as a customer and secretly
report back to the owner how the service was, or other
details that are requested. The person is then paid
for the assignment and sometimes gets reimbursed for
their purchase, meal or other things.
this a scam?? This sounds too good to be true.
We can understand you being skeptical about the
program. After all, there are a lot of untrustworthy
sites on the internet, but not
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are you? How can I trust you?
is headquartered in Barton VT and is an industry
leader in Mystery Shopping. We have been involved in
mystery shopping for over 4 years, so you know you can
trust us for quality contacts!
What separates you from other
Mystery Shopper websites?
is dedicated to connecting people with Mystery
Shopping organizations. We are one of the original
Mystery Shopper websites launched and most
experienced! We guarantee you will not find a better
service than shoppingjobs.net PERIOD.
much can I make being a Mystery Shopper?
Shoppers are treated like independent contractors and
assignments have total time allowances. You can make
$10 to $40 per hour during assignments. You also need
to remember the fringe benefits of this fun and
exciting opportunity. You will get several things free
including gas, meals, clothing, and
entertainment such as movies and several other things!
hours can I expect to receive?
shoppers work as little as a few hours a month while
others work as much as 10 - 15 hours every week. Keep
in mind, you can work your own hours and you may also
work for as many companies as you wish. The amount of
hours you will receive is based on several things such
as the amount of work available in your area, the
number of shoppers in your area, your past experience
on Mystery Shopper assignments.
This Available Where I Live?
program is available to the following regions:
Australia, Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, Puerto Rico,
Europe, Mexico, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Guam,
Philippines, France, Virgin Islands, and Jamaica!
Do I Know If There Are Available Jobs In My Area??
is a very popular question. Many people want to be sure there is available work before they
sign up. We understand completely! Our database is
loaded with companies from all over the country so
rest assured, there will be available work!
ShoppingJobs.net Be My Employer?
does not hire people directly. We have hundreds of
contacts in our database who do, therefore, they will
be the ones who would employ you. We are simply a
"middle man" to help hook people up with the
companies in our database.
is the application process like?
companies will allow you to apply online, while others
will ask that your information be mailed to them via
US Postal Service, emailed or faxed. The important
thing is to fill out the application as neatly as you
can. This is a major factor in the selection process.
Even though the companies hire on an as needed basis,
you will have nearly 400 companies at your disposal to
How long will I have to complate an assignment?
all depends on the company and the assignment.
Remember, you will be working as an individual
contractor therefore each assignment is unique in
itself. Some assignments are wide open as far as time,
while others require immediate attention. Most
companies would like you to submit the job the same day
it is completed.
kind of work is involved in an assignment?
you can select a specific assignment. You will then
receive a briefing on the assignment at hand. You will
then complete the assignment audit either on the site
or via telephone or fax. Some companies even let you
will I get paid for the work that I do?
You will be paid each month by a payroll company. You
can choose the money to be directly deposited into
your checking account or have the check mailed. You
will be paid once per month and any reimbursements for
your expenses will be included in the payment.
will I learn to be a Mystery Shopper?
Any training that is necessary is provided by most
companies for each Mystery Shopper.
long does it take to start work?
Most shoppers can start immediately. You may have to
wait if your area does not have a high volume of work.
Remember, there are nearly 200 companies
to apply to. This will most
likely keep you pretty busy if you wish.
I refuse an assignment?
you can. You can choose assignments based upon your
old do I have to be in order to join?
have to be at least 18 years of age to join
ShoppingJobs.net, however many young people are allowed
to take assignments with their parents! As a matter of
fact, some companies insist that parents bring
their children along!
the companies charge anything else to join them?
not! The one time $25 fee is all there is. The companies within our database
will not charge you a dime. They are free to
do I have to pay a fee?
fee is for access to our database of always
updated companies and for our online guide, and job
board. The cost helps maintain the site so we can
continue offering this valuable service to people like
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