Monthly Archives: June 2010

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15 06 , 2010

Firms taking professional help to cross-check CVs

By Ritika Sharma| Jun 15, 2010|

Chandigarh: Applying for a new job?  Be prepared for getting all your credentials checked, as most companies are opting for the employee verification that is being done by professionals.  With the increasing instances of fudging of the CVs, companies are not ready to take chances anymore. “The practice of background screening of employees picked up […]

15 06 , 2010

Wealth management: The Wild, Wild West of the financial world

By Ritika Sharma| Jun 15, 2010|

Wealth management firms are beginning to see clients losing trust in them following the Citibank fraud where a rogue employee managing the portfolios of some well-heeled investors took them for a ride after promising them monthly returns of 3% (or annual returns of 36%). There have been previous instances of banks and wealth management firms […]

15 06 , 2010

The new urban junkie

By Ritika Sharma| Jun 15, 2010|

I am not into drugs,” she repeats five times in course of a single chat. And she changes the storyline of her first brush with drugs in Delhi so often-in one she is offered a joint by a call centre colleague in the office car, in another a stranger cajoles her to snort in a toilet […]

15 06 , 2010

Be careful as you tweet about employer

By Ritika Sharma| Jun 15, 2010|

BANGALORE: If you thought your joke about your employer or prospective employer online would go unnoticed, perish the thought. HR folk are tracking you online and many companies are running pre-employment checks by accessing your Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, MySpace and LinkedIn profiles. They are also hiring third-party verification agencies to track your digital footprint. And that […]

10 06 , 2010

A SECOND TIME AROUND

By Ritika Sharma| Jun 10, 2010|

It is a known fact that almost all organisations do reference checks of candidates prior to their joining. However, it has been observed lately that many organisations are getting second reference checks done of their current employees after every few years, during the course of their employment. Yasmin Taj explores this emerging trend. The first question […]