Be Prepared - and Honest - for a New Job in 2017
While many South Africans see the New Year as the perfect time to look for a job, temptation to throw a few exaggerations - and lies - into your resume in order to stand out from all other applicants may be at an all-time high.
WEIGHING THE RISKS OF A GLOBAL WORKFORCE
With about half of the world’s fastest growing countries based in Africa, the continent is quickly becoming a global business and economic hotspot. However, hand-in-hand with this growth comes rapid industry expansion, recruitment of a global workforce and – of notable concern – increasing risk of qualification and CV fraud
Background Screening essential as South Africa continues down slippery slope to corruption
With widespread reports of South Africa coming out top of the list on The United Nations and Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perception Index, Ina van der Merwe, Director and CEO of Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE), believes while these reports are currently only aimed at creating media hype, the reality is that if more isn’t done to stop corruption in South Africa, they may soon become a reality.
MIE can quickly and efficiently provide verification of qualifications, credit records, criminal records, drivers licences, employment references, and citizenship checks. Utilising MIE to conduct an individual's background check will minimise risk when hiring, and protect the reputation of your company.
Get instant qualification verification of over 3.5 million graduate records from 30 Southern African universities and educational institutions. MIE owns and operates the National Qualifications Register (NQR™), allowing you to make an informed decision when hiring graduates by checking diplomas, degrees and doctorates.