AI scrutiny and your CV

AI is changing the way we live in ways both large and small.  One area is hiring.  With the advent of AI doing preliminary analysis of the CVs organisations receive, candidates must think hard about how this may effect the way they construct their CVs.  This article from Business Insider […]

By |2018-10-12T05:22:46+00:00October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AI scrutiny and your CV

Recruitment Agency Misses CV Fraudster

Another sobering reminder of why background screening is essential, especially when it comes to verifying the truth of someone’s CV.  This is a hard lesson to learn:

A recruitment agency accidentally placed a crook into a top role where she went on to steal £115,000 – Nottinghamshire Live reports.

Alaska Freeman of […]

By |2018-10-05T01:41:17+00:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recruitment Agency Misses CV Fraudster

Are You “Lying” About Your Languages on your CV?

Have you “lied” about the languages you know on your CV?  Exaggeration of language ability is pretty common, but can it ever cross the line?  Came across this gem on the BBC and needed to share.  Here’s an excerpt:

Several years ago, Facebook started allowing users to add ‘languages spoken’ to […]

By |2018-08-24T01:48:28+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You “Lying” About Your Languages on your CV?

How Too Much Choice Could Sabotage Your Career

We are always on the look out for stories that put employment screening into context.  After all, what employment screening is ultimately about is creating the best kind of work environment and the most secure organisation possible.  But before any of that, there is the question of career choice.  It’s […]

By |2017-10-02T20:17:31+00:00August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Too Much Choice Could Sabotage Your Career

More Than 30 Fake Degree Factories Shutdown

More than thirty fake universities have been closed in the UK (story below).  This is part of a trend that we have seen around the world and certainly across Asia and needs to be front of mind when it comes to employment screening. Many potential employees don’t know what they […]

By |2017-10-02T20:17:31+00:00August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on More Than 30 Fake Degree Factories Shutdown