Demand for Criminal and Educational Background Checks remains high
Over the past year, there have been a number of news reports exposing candidates in high profile positions across the public and private sectors who have misrepresented their qualifications. With the economy, and as a result the job market, under pressure to perform, market demand for criminal and educational background checks remains constant – as does the associated risks.
MIE Applauds move by Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi to vet school gaurds
Escalating reports of sexual assaults on minors at schools highlights the need for thorough vetting on all personnel linked to schools. This follows an overwhelming number of reports in recent weeks of alleged and confirmed cases of molestations and rape against school learners across the country.
High number of job seekers lying on their applications
According to background screening company, Managed Integrity Evaluation, out of the 90 thousand job seekers the company screened, over 40 thousand candidates’ qualifications contained inconsistencies. MIE head of communications, Jennifer Barkhuizen, speaks.
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