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Prevention is Better than Cure

As diversity in the workplace increases, it has become increasingly important to know the background of your employees. With the world now being a global village, companies are hiring expatriates and non-residents more and more. Selecting the right employee depends on how rigorous any onboarding and vetting process is. In a bid to ensure the right employee has been hired, [...]

By |May 27th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Why it is Prudent to Conduct Refresher Checks

Over 90% of employers do some sort of background verification for their new employees. This could be as minimal as calling references to try and ascertain the employee's professional persona or using a screening company to do a full background check. While this is commendable there is a gap that is overseen especially where dynamic checks are concerned and where [...]

By |April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Is the Deal too good to be true?

You have probably read, heard, or even seen on television about jilted investors – people who have committed millions into investment schemes that have failed to take off. It could have been in real estate or farming for example – what seem like very sound investments to the uninformed. Kenya for instance is replete with off-plan housing and greenhouse [...]

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Did They Buy a Certificate?

On 13th August 2019 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law tough new rules criminalising the submission of fraudulent qualifications or misrepresentation of education credentials. This was as a result of many high profile personalities being accused of lying about their academic qualifications. The act aims to ensure the integrity of the institutions that grant degrees are preserved. Here [...]

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Opinion|2 Comments

Yes, you should continue Hiring during COVID-19 Times

In these trying times as the world is adjusting to the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic, most businesses have had to shut down entirely or operate on limited capacity. However, we are witnessing urgent demand in certain industries as a result of our collective response geared to help us win the battle as companies continue hiring during COVID-19 times. [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Wait before you stone your candidate!

People can make mistakes and systems do not always work. Sometimes information can be recorded in the wrong way when created. Both the Employer and background check company should always give the applicant the opportunity to review any discrepancy between what is reported in the self-declaration form and what is found by a background check!

By |January 29th, 2015|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments
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