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... I enquired and applied to 8 companies but Retail Maxim stand head and shoulders above the competition for me. Since I was accepted in August Iíve had 10 jobs sent my way which I am very impressed with. At the moment Iím in almost weekly contact with them. ~ ~ ~ Applying ~ ~ ~ From ... Read review

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Community Level 6AnitaM

AnitaM

Retailing To The Max

AdvantagesPaid to shop

DisadvantagesHave to know your own schedule and work out if you can fit jobs in quickly

"...applied to 8 companies but Retail Maxim stand head and shoulders above the competition for me. Since I was accepted in August Iíve had 10 jobs sent my way which I am very impressed with. At the moment Iím in almost weekly contact with them. ~ ~ ~ Applying ~ ~ ~ From the very beginning Retail Maxim struck me as being a professional outfit. The first stage of the application process is straightforward and can be done online at www.retail-maxim.co.uk. ..." Read review
10.10.2004

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What's the mystery all about?

AdvantagesEnjoyable, Get paid to shop/eat, Good for extra cash

DisadvantagesNothing

"...Myster Shopping. Working within the retail trade for over 6 years I have learn how important customer service is. ***RETAIL MAXIM*** I have worked for retail maxim for over a year, and they are by far the best Mystery Shopping company I am signed up with. I came across their site when I typed in mystery shopping into Google when I was looking for jobs. Retail Maxim offers a service to clients which is includes Mystery Visits, Video Mystery ..." Read review
23.10.2008

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Community Level 4Rp200

Rp200

What?!? Get paid for shopping???

AdvantagesGet paid, free stuff sometimes

Disadvantagesnot enough visits, reporting

"I joined Retail Maxim (RM) in the Summer of 2004. Having just graduated from University and after about two months of just lazying around, it was time that I did something more productive with my time. I didn't want a 'proper' job just yet as I still wanted to enjoy my holidays, but my savings were decreasing at a daily rate it was about time I did something about it! ~*Retail Maxim*~ I came across a website while browsing the internet about ..." Read review
31.01.2005

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Community Level 1mossgreen

mossgreen

I can't recommend Retail Maxim.

AdvantagesMoney! Potential to be useful to include on CV.

DisadvantagesAssignment briefs not sent; having to chase them up each time; unfriendly people on the end of the phone; told me they could not communicate via email instead of mobile (?); not a lot of jobs to do.

"...a refund is not given, Retail Maxim say to contact them and they will sort this out. I should say that one assignment I was offered required me to spend a lot of money, more than I could afford, and I was not willing to take the risk, as I was new to Retail Maxim, and if the refund had taken some time to come through, this would have left me too low on funds in the meantime. Again the response to me being honest about this was cold ... no surprise ..." Read review
10.02.2006

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Community Level 2Segedunum

Segedunum

Like shopping - something in return

AdvantagesPaid to shop, meeting people

DisadvantagesIrregular, time consuming

"*** Introduction I joined Retail Maxim (RM) a little over a year ago. Retail Maxim are in the business of mystery shopping. That is they invite their members to visit retailers of goods and services anonymously and report back on their experiences. Sometimes you are asked to buy a product which you can keep. There is a small remuneration for each job and travel expenses are paid. You are expected to declare any income on your tax return ..." Read review
15.12.2006

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