Monthly Archives: July 2016

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26 07 , 2016

Mandatory appointment letters: ‘Building the base’ for employment verification

By Parag Poddar| Jul 26, 2016|

“Appointment letters become a starting point for industrial disputes in many cases”. In extreme cases, the companies’ even try to deny that the worker was appointed by them said a senior labour ministry official.’’ According to The Hindu,’ appointment letters will be made mandatory soon for companies with more than 10 workers’. Companies in the […]

26 07 , 2016

Kolkata Cabbies Faking Identities

By Parag Poddar| Jul 26, 2016|

Fake documents prepared in Bengal are being used by Bangladeshi cabbies in Kolkata and vice versa, reports a TOI article. There is a growing need to address the multi-faceted nature of identity theft. Identity verification is the way ahead to verify identity of candidates for their genuineness. It is necessary to keep identities safe and […]

21 07 , 2016

Need for instantaneity of background checks on a rise!

By Parag Poddar| Jul 21, 2016|

The number of companies looking for ground level hires is on an upswing. As per an Economic Times article, Ericsson is likely to hire around 1000 employees to start its new manufacturing plant in Pune. With hiring on such a massive scale, there’s a greater need for fast, exhaustive background verification. More investment in manpower […]

21 07 , 2016

How identity theft is rising at an alarming rate!

By Parag Poddar| Jul 21, 2016|

As revealed by Experian India in its Fraud Report 2016, identity fraud in India accounted for 77% of the fraud cases in the first quarter of 2015. In the banking and financial sector, auto loans, mortgage loans and credit cards witnessed the largest number of fraud cases from identity theft in the last year, representing […]

20 07 , 2016

Widen scope of background verification: Verify e-rickshaw owners

By Parag Poddar| Jul 20, 2016|

“Ola launches e-rickshaws on its app in Lucknow’’, reveals a Times of India article. The company plans to on-board over 300 e-rickshaws to address last mile connectivity, for faster and affordable mobility of passengers. The on-demand economy is growing, perpetually with more companies joining the clan. This new disruption will only necessitate need for quick […]

19 07 , 2016

Police working to ensure safety of Tirupati pilgrims

By Ajay| Jul 19, 2016|

Urban police recently initiated a process aimed at verification of the occupants of hotels, lodges and rented flats and houses in Tirupati. The decision was inspired by the 2015 bomb blast at Tirupati bus stand. During the investigation, it was found that the bombs were made in India. Ever since a dire need was felt […]

19 07 , 2016

Monitoring forged documents in employment made quick & easy

By Parag Poddar| Jul 19, 2016|

“Four arrested for forging documents for a job at Bombay Engineer Group, an army establishment”, reports a recent Times of India article. A clerk with the BEG, came across the documents submitted by the suspects and realized that the documents had been forged. This is not the first. A news related to the army establishment […]

16 07 , 2016

Hire in haste, repent at leisure

By Ajay| Jul 16, 2016|

The arrest of an impersonator who used stolen documents to land jobs in well-known companies just exposes how lightly we take employee verification. What makes this point even more glaring in this case is that the imposter was known in his neighbourhood by his real identity but his organizations had no clue that he was […]

16 07 , 2016

Importance of BGV

By Parag Poddar| Jul 16, 2016|

Before we discuss background verification, we really need to look at a few facts as listed below: 68% of HR professionals across industries report challenging recruiting conditions in the current talent market. One-half of organizations cite factors such as a low number of applicants (51%), lack of the needed work experience among candidates (50%) and […]