2016

2016 2018-01-23T05:19:11+00:00
31 07 , 2017

Go beyond the Convention

By Ritika Sharma| Jul 31, 2017|

The Hotels / Restaurants / Airline / Travel Industry sector has witnessed immense growth in the last few years. The industry is a booming one and contributes significantly to the country’s economy. Being one of the key components of the Indian Economy, the hospitality industry is in a constant need for employees who are dynamic […]

31 07 , 2017

How well do you know your investors?

By Dolly Sharma| Jul 31, 2017|

“As per a report in The New Indian Express, on the day of the launch of their company, directors and promoters were arrested from the launch venue in Kochi for allegedly defrauding the Kalamaserry branch of the Bank of Baroda by falsifying proofs. The duo are said to have been later produced before the Kalamassery […]

31 07 , 2017

Ensure the delivery staff serves the school kids right!

By Ritika Sharma| Jul 31, 2017|

Innovative, on-demand and sharing services are growing at an increased pace. With an objective to make lives easier and reaching out to individuals, these organisations are scaling fast. Indeed this is a good news for customers and the nation. However, such initiatives have a responsibility towards the society at large. Relationship between the customer and […]

31 07 , 2017

11 Tips for a faster, exhaustive background check

By Ritika Sharma| Jul 31, 2017|

In the era of high growth companies crowding in and causing disruption in the economy, it is time to roll up sleeves to scale up background screening and critically authenticate all candidates. India’s economic initiatives of ‘Make in India’ & ‘Digital India’ have been encouraged by doing away with unnecessary regulations, upgrading infrastructure and opening […]

18 04 , 2017

Mandatory police verification

By Parag Poddar| Apr 18, 2017|

As reported by The Hindu, the Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has suggested mandatory police verification for any person appointed to work at child care institutions. Dr. Sushma Kirtani, Chairperson of the Commission suggested that all staff appointed at such centres will have to sign a child care protection policy. This step […]

19 12 , 2016

3 Benefits of Self-Verification

By Ajay| Dec 19, 2016|

Background screening is the conventional way of validating educational information furnished by a candidate. There have been cases where an employee has lost a job opportunity because of an inaccurate employee background check even when his background antecedents are, in reality, correct. This is mainly attributed to the fact that the previous organization, or the […]

14 12 , 2016

Employers can make a difference with education verification!

By Ajay| Dec 14, 2016|

India Inc. is growing quite at a momentum. With creation of more job opportunities, the employees of the company help organisations fuel the system of relentless pursuit for excellence and integrity. Considering the importance of quality employees, companies keep no stone unturned in hiring the ‘best-fit’ so that it can achieve synchronisation between its own […]

09 12 , 2016

Start-up Mayhem: Conduct Full Power Due Diligence

By Ajay| Dec 09, 2016|

The digital revolution has brought in massive disruption with technology consistently advancing over the years. With that the culture of start-ups only seem to get more chaotic over the rapidly changing times. There has been a major paradigm shift. Investors intending to inject funds into start-ups also run background checks and it works vice-versa. That […]

06 12 , 2016

Ensure Right Hire through Education Verification

By Ajay| Dec 06, 2016|

In a market where finding a job is a tough thing, people are resorting to unfair means like ‘misrepresentation of facts’ in order to appear more attractive to the recruiters. While some of these actions are fairly obvious to the recruiters, not all falsifications will be easy to find out until the background check takes […]

06 12 , 2016

Will extensive Aadhaar Card linkages prevent identity fraud?

By Ajay| Dec 06, 2016|

Driven by robust technology and global investment, the sharing, on-demand and many other contemporary businesses have been encouraging cashless transactions lately to drive the bigger agenda of ‘Digital India’. Today, over 100 crore people have Aadhaar number which means over 92% adult population in India has an Aadhaar card. There has been an unprecedented growth […]

01 12 , 2016

Automate HR operations: Streamline hiring and make it faster

By Ajay| Dec 01, 2016|

Automation is the new sound in town to simplify business processes across industries. Technology has granted an opportunity to put a different perspective to things relating to employee background verification. It makes the entire process a lot safer and secure to eliminate irrational hiring processes. It is an optimum way to revolutionize the recruitment cycle […]

30 11 , 2016

Accelerating employment check of potential hires

By Ajay| Nov 30, 2016|

Millennials comprise the largest generation in the workforce in India. You’ve probably already hired Millennials and will be hiring more. But don’t expect them to stay long. Millennials are twice as likely as 30-somethings to leave a job after just 3 years, and this gap will only widen with age. An average of more than […]

28 11 , 2016

5 Best Practices in Employee Background Screening

By Ajay| Nov 28, 2016|

Organisations must find most qualified and talented people to help them address growing challenges that are unique to their industry, and conducting an effective employee background screening is an essential step in that process. Regardless of the size, strength or industry, organisations can be directly affected by employee substance abuse, crime, corporate fraud etc. Therefore, […]

25 11 , 2016

Is your employee what it claims to be? Enable faster, genuine identification

By Ajay| Nov 25, 2016|

Background verification of potential employees has been the focus area of regulatory bodies to prevent identity theft problems. According to a recent survey, identity fraud has reached 77% in the year 2015. With major industries like banking, insurance, financial services, hospitality etc. rapidly flourishing in the market, regulations have been tightened to ensure stringent KYC […]

25 11 , 2016

Do you think thorough background check on C-suite is required?

By Ajay| Nov 25, 2016|

One of the common most ways of faking credentials is filling in incorrect educational credentials in the resume. And senior level hires too tend to take recourse to embellished resumes to get their hands on lucrative jobs. As heads of their respective departments, it is safely assumed that senior leaders are experts of their domain. […]

23 11 , 2016

How sure are you that your candidate isn’t lying about his address?

By Ajay| Nov 23, 2016|

Address of a person is probably the only antecedent that can easily be faked. The employer may or may not consider it to be important while verifying other aspects of the candidate. But today, fake addresses are increasingly being used to hide past criminal patches. 15% of candidates were found out to be providing incorrect […]

18 11 , 2016

5 Benefits of Checking Employee’s Criminal History

By Ajay| Nov 18, 2016|

A criminal history check as a part of overall background checks is significant from a legal point of view of the hiring company. The employers want to know if the candidates have had some dings along the way. As the first line of defence, they want to ensure that the candidate they hire to drive […]

11 11 , 2016

7 ways of preventing fraud: Your essential ‘Check’ List

By Ajay| Nov 11, 2016|

Did you know that organisations in today’s world face higher risk due to employee frauds than external fraud factors? According to the ACFE 2016 Report to the Nations, Typical Organisation Loses 5% of annual revenues to Fraud. While countries are making move to fight the black (money), you should ensure that you do not get […]

07 11 , 2016

Periodic Background Screening & Benefits

By Ajay| Nov 07, 2016|

The reputation and success of an organisation depends primarily on the quality of its workforce. Background verification of an employee is crucial for an organisation to ensure quality and stability of an employee. Most of the organizations hire background screeners to help expedite background verification. The company conducts the background check and delivers a detailed […]

04 11 , 2016

Who are you on-boarding?

By Ajay| Nov 04, 2016|

According to Economic Times, in the last two years, corporate fraud rose to 45% across industries due to corruption, money laundering, tax evasion, window dressing, faulty financial reporting and bribery owing to weak internal controls, scarcity of resources and over-riding powers of senior management. Some senior level candidates may just furnish false or baked information […]

04 11 , 2016

Identity Crisis: High time to curb it

By Ajay| Nov 04, 2016|

Importance of verifying identity at various stages of candidate selection has increased. The processes are also set up accordingly. The need to do a holistic background check that covers all important checks including employment, criminal check, address check (including all addresses, old & new) must essentially be on the radar. Some of the candidate’s past […]

26 10 , 2016

Are business and service companies ensuring adequate customer safety this Diwali?

By Ajay| Oct 26, 2016|

Ensure customer security while your representatives meet, deliver services and interact with customers and others. The festival of lights is almost upon us. While organisations and people get charged with positive energy bursting crackers, painting rangolis and exchanging presents and sweets, it is also important for all to ensure complete security and avoid any mishaps […]

15 10 , 2016

11 questions to your background screener before choosing criminal history check

By Parag Poddar| Oct 15, 2016|

An employer may or may not know what all checks including criminal check to be conducted on a prospective hire. But do not be put down with your inadequate knowledge of background screening processes. A trustworthy, well-equipped and technology enabled background screening company could be an ideal choice. Confront your background screener with top criminal […]

12 10 , 2016

Background Screening – Prevents Bad Hiring

By Parag Poddar| Oct 12, 2016|

Most of the HR personnel believe the severity of post recruitment concerns to be overarching compared to making a hire. You expend time to acclimate the new hire to the team which is often to no avail. Then, the adverse impact that an under performer or a non-performer has on the organizational health. As the […]

07 10 , 2016

Challenges in global background verification

By Parag Poddar| Oct 07, 2016|

When is Global Screening required? When hiring an applicant with international education or multi-country employment experience. When hiring workforce for offices in other countries. When is Global Screening required? Global screening differs from domestic screening in many ways: Deeper knowledge of global laws and regulations related to global background checks and data security is much […]