News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
03 September 2018 - By MIE
As unemployment in South Africa jumped to 27.2% for Q2 2018, the proverbial walls seem to be closing in on job seekers. The strain of this appears to be intensified among the youth who account for 63.5% of the total number of unemployed persons, irrespective of education level. Despite the tough economy and difficult climate of the job market, with the 2018 final exam season around the corner, students are urged to knuckle down on their studies to obtain their qualifications earnestly.
15 August 2018 - By MIE
Securing a job in South Africa today is tough for many. Latest figures from Stats SA indicate that unemployment has increased to 27.2% for the second quarter of the year (from 26.7%) – where hiring organisations are more cautious than optimistic about growth in the economy, their markets and their businesses. Hiring someone with a criminal record is often just not an option.
23 July 2018 - By MIE
In a world where media and the public are quick to assign blame, undertaking comprehensive background screening and vetting of clients – to mitigate and minimise possible reputational damage by association - has never been more vital.
02 July 2018 - By MIE
News reports of qualification scandals involving high level administrators in the public and private sector, alike, continue to stress the critical importance of comprehensive background screening checks. All job seekers are urged to be honest, as the personal risks associated with being found out for misrepresentation or fraud can be far greater.
25 June 2018 - By MIE
Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE), the largest background screening and vetting company in Southern Africa, is pleased to introduce Michelle Baron-Williamson as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. As Michelle Baron-Williamson takes up the baton of Chief Executive, MIE retains founding member Ina van der Merwe in a key strategic role for the business.
11 June 2018 - By MIE
The spate of corporate scandals brought to the fore in 2017 has raised public awareness and concerns over bribery, corruption and fraud in the country. Coupled with heightened security, increasing number of investigations and, integration of evolving legislation, organisations are faced with legal obligations and accountability in every corner of their business.