Rishi Acharya

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Gig economy: A work in progress

It has to develop more systems to inspire confidence in both employers and freelancers Software engineer Roshini left the 9to5 grind for short-term contractual work as content writer. Going through a portal that lists content-writing projects, she signed up for one. While on a Skype call with a representative of the company that had offered [...]

2019-03-14T15:05:54+00:00 AuthBridge in Media|

BMC staffer held for using forged documents to get job 34 years ago

A 56-year-old class four employee of a government hospital in south Mumbai was arrested by Agripada police on Saturday for allegedly cheating the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for over 30 years by submitting a forged school leaving certificate in order to obtain the government job in 1984. According to police, the accused, Bijendrasingh Birsingh Vaidya [...]

2019-02-18T17:58:33+00:00 Industry Updates|

Why unemployment may decide India’s next election

Ritika Dabhi from Mumbai has been unable to find a job since graduating with a business degree from university almost a year ago. She’s faced a series of rejections from companies in India. Now, she plans to try to secure a job at a call centre to make ends meet. “In Mumbai, getting a job [...]

2019-02-12T10:41:08+00:00 AuthBridge in Media|

Background Checks Must

A report by Save Life Foundation, a non-government organisation that works to improve road safety and emergency medical care across India, has drawn attention to our continuing lax attitude towards the safety of children commuting by bust to school and back. Just 3% of school bus drivers in Bengaluru have been put through Police Verification [...]

2019-02-14T14:49:10+00:00 Industry Updates|

Man booked for doling out fake govt documents

Police bust the racket by sending a dummy customer On Wednesday, cops arrested a 28-year-old man from Mundhwa for giving out fake government IDs such as Aadhaar Card, PAN card, etc. in exchange of money. An FIR has been registered against him by the Mundhwa cops for cheating and other related offences. The accused, Rahul [...]

2019-02-05T10:50:49+00:00 Industry Updates|

SMEs at a higher risk of hiring candidates who lie, reveals AuthBridge study

•The insights are based on AuthBridge’s data of conducting Employee Background Screening (in 2017-18) for selected 600 clients •For the study, the data set was divided into two categories •Small or mid-sized employers (SMEs)– with less than 1000 verifications in a year(category average of 100 verifications per employer) •Large employers – more than 1000 employee [...]

2019-02-08T10:18:16+00:00 AuthBridge in Media|

2 teachers to be sacked for using fake docus

AGRA: The basic education department is going to terminate services of two primary school teachers for allegedly using fake academic documents to secure their appointment. The two neither responded to repeated notices of the department nor appeared before the authorities to make any clarification. Last year, basic shiksha adhikari (BSA), following complaints, had ordered investigation [...]

2019-01-30T11:19:53+00:00 Industry Updates|