2018

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employee screening services
21 05 , 2018

The Importance of Comprehensive Background Screening-Backed Hiring

By Dolly Sharma| May 21, 2018|

In April 2018, an instance of a senior employee of an e-commerce company committing fraud made headlines. The accused entered into a fraudulent agreement with one of the suppliers. Substandard products supplied by the vendor were priced on par with genuine products. The company had to file a police complaint on both the employee as […]

Leadership Due Diligence
18 05 , 2018

Five Must Do’s to Hire the Right Leaders

By Dolly Sharma| May 18, 2018|

A Gallup study highlights the fact that 87 percent of employees across the globe, including leaders, are not engaged at work. Disengagement at any level can cost companies up to $96 billion in terms of lost productivity annually. Senior leaders are responsible for mobilising teams and boosting engagement at junior levels. When leaders themselves are […]

Leadership Due Diligence
16 05 , 2018

Leadership Due Diligence – Latest Developments

By Dolly Sharma| May 16, 2018|

For every organisation today, hiring is a gamble. With the number of frauds increasing year by year, you never really know who you are welcoming into your organisation. Regardless of the position, the risk is the same. This means that even for leadership positions, it is necessary to conduct exhaustive executive screening. According to a […]

Employee Screening Services
15 05 , 2018

How Does An Ex-Employee Repository Ease Out Employment Verification?

By Dolly Sharma| May 15, 2018|

Employment verification is a necessary and vital part of any hiring process. It helps companies make the right hiring choices by enabling them to conduct comprehensive background checks on their candidates. One way to make the process of employment verification faster and enable it to deliver more reliable results is through exit employee data. Especially […]

Leadership Due Diligence
11 05 , 2018

9 Essential Steps for Executive Screening

By Dolly Sharma| May 11, 2018|

The role and nature of responsibilities of senior leaderships in a company are of much greater consequence than an employee at a lower grade. Since senior leaders have a great number of people working under them, mistakes caused at such levels have a rippling effect throughout the workforce of the organisation. As a result, the […]

Know Your Customer
09 05 , 2018

KYC – How does KYC Complement Identity Verification?

By Dolly Sharma| May 09, 2018|

While it is important for businesses to know their employees, it is equally important that they know their customers and/or clients. That is why KYC, which stands for Know Your Customer is a critical component for any organisation. It is a process that helps to identify and verify that customers are exactly who they claim […]

Criminal Check
08 05 , 2018

Questions about Employment Criminal Records Check

By Dolly Sharma| May 08, 2018|

The current marketplace is harsh when it comes to scrutiny of brand image. Any unethical or criminal activity associated with companies is not at all tolerated by the customers. The industrial landscape has seen the death of many companies because of such scandals. In order to avoid such blows to the image, a thorough criminal […]

Address Verification
07 05 , 2018

Address Check – You Could Be Hiring a Fugitive

By Dolly Sharma| May 07, 2018|

The importance of address details and their role in identity theft Today, due to the increased digitization of personal information, identity thefts and frauds are on the rise. Increased counts of identity thefts are causing concerns while hiring suitable candidates. Address detail is an important personal information of any individual which can be attest to […]

Background Verification
03 05 , 2018

Employee Background Verification for the Startup Ecosystem

By Ritika Sharma| May 03, 2018|

The emergence of new business models New business models in India are emerging that are changing the way we live or do business.  The entrepreneurial mindset has caught up in a big way and India is recognised as a fast-growing destination for startups. Boosted by angel investors, groups and crowdfunding initiatives, the ecosystem is currently […]

Background Verification
02 05 , 2018

Employee Screening – Reasons for Background Check Failure

By Ritika Sharma| May 02, 2018|

Nearly seven out of ten businesses have been affected by bad hires, according to a CareerBuilder report. Identity thefts claimed more than fifteen million victims in the past two years. Injuries at the workplace, theft, data and security breach are just some of the concerns that prompt companies across the world to take up employee […]

Criminal Check
01 05 , 2018

Criminal Check – Are You Entrusting Your Safety to a Criminal?

By Ritika Sharma| May 01, 2018|

Importance of conducting criminal verification before hiring Whether it is sexual harassment, data theft or violence, workplace crimes pose a serious threat to the company’s reputation. Data breaches were experienced by one out of four companies in 2017 with a 350 percent rise in ransomware attacks in the U.S. At least 55 percent of these […]

30 04 , 2018

Benefits of Conducting Employees’ National Identity Verification

By Ritika Sharma| Apr 30, 2018|

Identity theft – A growing concern There is a growing concern in the world today about identity theft. A bulk of personal data and sensitive information is available on the Internet which can be accessed by Internet frauds and hackers. Due to the ease of access to this information, there is a steady rise in […]

Background Checks
27 04 , 2018

Seasonal Hiring? How important is Background Verification

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 27, 2018|

Businesses need to have strong background verification systems and policies to ensure that they hire the right candidate for the right job without sacrificing ethics and integrity of the company. Strong background verification processes map the candidate’s skills, experience, education and attitude to the requirement of the company. They also check for possible criminal records […]

Vendor Due Diligence
26 04 , 2018

What makes Due Diligence, a self-contained check?

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 26, 2018|

An overview of due diligence Due diligence involves conducting a thorough research or audit of an investment, firm or a product. It basically involves the various steps involved in analyzing the details before entering into an agreement or before a financial transaction with other parties. Due diligence also comprises of the investigation that a seller […]

identity verification
25 04 , 2018

Identity Verification: Tech-Enabled Identity Checks – An Overview

By Rishi Acharya| Apr 25, 2018|

In a world where instances of identity theft are increasing day by day, identity verification is one of the most reliable ways to build trust between any two parties. In simple terms, Identity Verification means a process that can prove or verify that someone does exist. Fact is, in today’s world, it is no longer […]

Education Check
24 04 , 2018

Why do You need Education Check and How it is Done

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 24, 2018|

Education check is one of the most important aspects of background screening. The workforce of today needs to have some form of educational qualification for their work, be it a blue collar job or a white collar one. Understandably, companies might want to trust the applicant’s educational qualification based on appearance of their documents. However, […]

Leadership Due Diligence
23 04 , 2018

Challenges of C-suite Hiring and measures involving Leadership Due Diligence

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 23, 2018|

Leadership in the recent times has become more complex than ever. The role of senior management is increasingly becoming more critical. Hence, it is vital for board members and CEOs to hire the right candidates for the upper management. The image and progress of the brand or company is directly dependent on the working practices […]

Background Verification
20 04 , 2018

Why is Background Verification Service Vital for Small Businesses?

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 20, 2018|

Due to the limited size of the workforce, small businesses operate on an intimate level. They do not hire as many employees as your typically large corporations and therefore are much more dependent on each individual employee. Employees often need to take on multiple responsibilities and interact with each other in a close-knit fashion. Due […]

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19 04 , 2018

Credit Check – Why Employers Look into an Employee’s Credit History?

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 19, 2018|

Credit check, simply put, is when an employer pulls out the financial records of an applicant or current employee, to have an overview of their financial history. How is this relevant to an employer or the organisation as a whole? Credit checks are a very much relevant process before on-boarding a candidate as it shows […]

Background Verification
18 04 , 2018

Top 5 Checks to Consider for Conducting Background Verification

By Rishi Acharya| Apr 18, 2018|

A resident of Ahmedabad was shocked when he suddenly received a phone call asking if he was the guarantor of a loan. When he verified the same at his bank, he found that someone had used his PAN number along with two years’ IT returns and changed the relevant information to obtain a loan. Such […]

Vendor Due Diligence
17 04 , 2018

Business Due Diligence to Counter Fake Companies: How Do You Identify?

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 17, 2018|

Businesses thrive on networking, alliances and strategic partnerships. In the dynamic business environment marked by digital, technological and process disruption, collaborating with the right partner is essential to stay ahead of the competition. As Asia’s third-biggest economy, India is an attractive destination for foreign investors who look to form strategic alliances with local partners. For […]

Litigation Database Check
16 04 , 2018

Litigation Database Checks and Their Increased Use

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 16, 2018|

Three out of ten business failures are the result of thefts at workplace carried out by employees while at least 30% of resumes are falsified. A recent Times of India data analysis based on the report by RBI shows that in public sector banks, one bank personnel is caught for fraud per four hours in […]

substance abuse testing
13 04 , 2018

Drug Abuse Testing Policy at Workplace

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 13, 2018|

More than 7 crore Indians are believed to be addicted to drugs. The most recent report that was presented in the Rajya Sabha shows ten suicides occur in a day in India due to drug abuse. In 2014, according to the National Crime Records Bureau, 3,647 suicide cases occurred due to drug abuse with states […]

Leadership Due Diligence
12 04 , 2018

Leadership Due Diligence: How is it Different from Regular Background Checks?

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 12, 2018|

The importance of leadership due diligence has never been more felt in the face of the recent financial scams involving senior leadership. A total of 8670 financial fraud cases worth more than six hundred billion rupees have been encountered in the last five years. A Forbes survey found that 40% of senior executives fail at […]

Background Verification Partner?
11 04 , 2018

How to Choose Your Background Verification Partner?

By Dolly Sharma| Apr 11, 2018|

In the face of technology disruption and initiatives such as “Make in India” and StartUpIndia, there is a focus on job creation. With multiple avenues opening up, recruiting managers are pressurised to make the right hiring decisions in quick time while ensuring the organisational goals for hiring and retaining are met. The importance of background […]