News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 - By MIE
The MIE Assessment team has recently noted a steep increase in the queries we have received from candidates that were assessed. Some are just curious and want to understand their own development areas for career planning, but many are challenging their results, or even the outcome of the recruitment process. We suspect that it might be linked to the high unemployment rate in our country and the reduced opportunities that are available due to many organisations embarking on recruitment freezes.
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 - By MIE
Writing matric exams is challenging for most students as it is the culmination of their secondary education journey. However, writing these exams during the global COVID-19 pandemic, after a year of adapting to numerous pressures during the academic year, was an even tougher challenge for the matric class of 2020.
Monday, 02 November 2020 - By MIE
The world we live in is becoming increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA), and the world of work in particular has borne the brunt of recent developments brought about by the global pandemic, and the need to adapt to the “new normal”
Monday, 26 October 2020 - By MIE
A question we are often asked by our clients is how can one justify the cost of psychometric assessments? A better question to ask is whether a company can justify making the wrong talent decision, or why there is a lack of top talent.
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 - By MIE
South Africa is well into the fifth month of the national lockdown measures implemented to combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). With a higher acceptance of the realities of our new normal, businesses are actively working on their recovery strategies – and recognising that talent management remains a key component to this. Not only will the right talent, in the right positions, with the right support be critical to business recovery, but bringing the best possible graduate talent ‘into the fold’ enables longer-term success.
Friday, 17 July 2020 - By Andrew Seldon
Vetting, or screening, can ensure the people you hire don’t have criminal records and that they are who they say they are. Hi-Tech Security Solutions asked Jennifer Barkhuizen, head of communications at Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE), for some information around background screening and vetting of potential new hires.