News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - By MIE
The Transport sector plays a key role in GDP contribution in the local and global environments, and is one of the key contributors to South Africa’s economy. If you think about it, almost everything that reaches the consumer has had a road experience, which means that the commercial transport industry is a key driver to a functioning economy. Taking this into account; do businesses have the correct insight on who their drivers are?
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - By eNCA
As jobs become harder to find, it seems more and more people are lying about their qualifications.
Monday, 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.
Wednesday, 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.
Monday, 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.
Monday, 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.