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Importance of Employee Reference Checks for a Safe Work Environment

A reference check should be more than just a formality during the hiring process. The extra step to verify a candidate's credentials could prove invaluable to a company. An Employee reference check will also help the organisation to validate if the information presented by the candidate is true and does not contain omissions or false [...]

2018-08-30T10:32:19+00:00 2018, Blogs|

Employee Background Verification for the Startup Ecosystem

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 [...]

2018-05-07T10:05:18+00:00 2018, Blogs|

Employee Screening – Reasons for Background Check Failure

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 [...]

2018-05-07T10:15:54+00:00 2018, Blogs|

Things to Evaluate Before On-Boarding a Background Verification Partner

Background verification is a crucial process for any organisation regardless of the industry they belong to. You should not blindly trust whatever information an applicant has provided in their resume. If it turns out he/she had provided incorrect information at that time, it could create unnecessary problems for the business. Since this person may, in [...]

2018-03-19T11:26:19+00:00 2018, Blogs|

Information Management & Background Verification

A document repository is an important part of an organization's information and knowledge initiatives. In today's world of global competition, it is essential that a company gets its information management strategy right. Smart companies use a document repository to store and distribute employees' knowledge, such as best practices or research results, across firms. This has [...]

2018-04-04T10:21:46+00:00 2018, Blogs|

Verify the “Master in Deceit” with Education Verification

A recent TOI article unveils the UP B.Ed. degree scam, with nearly 2000 primary teachers holding fake B.Ed. degrees. Around 30 colleges were found out to be involved in this fraud, supported by the senior staff. Mark sheets were held out to people who were not even enrolled. Many holding these fake mark sheets were [...]

2018-04-04T05:29:09+00:00 2018, Blogs|

The Employee Onboarding & Background Verification Reaction- Technology is the catalyst!

Recruiting and retaining talent is a major challenge in the competitive world of today for HR professionals. A study conducted by Kronos and Future Workplace found 87% of global employers were concerned about retaining talent at the workplace. The scenario is not much different in India where attrition rates in IT, healthcare and other sectors [...]

2018-04-04T10:23:42+00:00 2018, Blogs|

Identifying ‘fake’ education credentials to ensure the right skills

With the competition spiralling high for lucrative jobs, candidates tend to fake their educational credentials and achievements to portray the right fit for lucrative jobs. Many candidates produce certificates for full time courses when they have pursued a distance learning program. Many others, quote a different program having completed a different course. To top it [...]

2018-01-23T04:54:30+00:00 2017, Blogs|

Fake address by candidate rises again!

Many with disreputable backgrounds often get away with it, due to the slipshod methods of address checks. An address check gained importance to ensure a truthful candidate walks in for the interview and later joins in as an employee. Address is an important aspect of a potential candidate’s identity. Candidates may conceal their old addresses in an attempt to hide [...]

2018-01-19T10:44:35+00:00 2017, Blogs|

Your temporary hire could be a permanent loss

Contractual workers make up 46% of workforce of India’s largest industrial companies according to a recent report. There is a large population in India that represents temporary/contractual workers.  In the US as well, the alternative workforce, which represented 10.7 percent of the employee base in 2005, had grown to 15.8 percent by 2015. They find [...]

2018-01-23T04:58:55+00:00 2017, Blogs|