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Are you hiring staff with fake credentials?

Are you hiring staff with fake credentials?

We’ve all heard the stories – a senior executive fools everyone and somehow gets top jobs based on fake work experience or educational qualifications. We think we’d never fall for it, but it’s incredibly easy to be the ones fooled. Just ask the National University of Singapore (NUS), Peking University, and the South China University […]

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The first stage in any screening program is verifying the identity of your candidate. Is your candidate who they say they are? Identity verification is the foundation of any screening program

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Credential verifications enable you to verify if your candidate has the work experience, the education qualifications, the professional memberships and or trade licences they state they have. Credentials may be essential to your company reach its goals and safeguarding your reputation.

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The reputation and integrity of your brand correlates directly with success of your business. Studies show that organisations with a reputation based on high ethical and moral integrity enjoy better employee satisfaction and overall performance.

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People are dynamic and so is the risk they pose to organisations. Circumstances change, whether it be through promotion, secondment to another division or function, a new line manager or and interjurisdictional transfers. Personal situations also change, divorce, financial hardship, addictions.

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