News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
12 September 2016 - By MIE
I would like to congratulate you on being elected as a mayoral candidate during the 2016 Municipal Elections. On behalf of the people of South Africa, you will be responsible for the transformation and management of various municipalities across the country, including major hubs like the City of Tshwane (Solly Msimanga), Johannesburg (Herman Mashaba), the City of Cape Town (Patricia de Lille) and Nelson Mandela Bay (Athol Trollip).
30 August 2016 - By Business Essentials
MIE notes that background screening has become a vital consideration for businesses across the world to ensure that they have an honest and appropriately skilled workforce.
23 August 2016 - By MIE
On Thursday, 9 August 1956, 20 000 South African women from all races marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria in protest against the country’s apartheid Pass Law of the time. Fast-forward 60 years, and modern South Africa paints a different picture entirely – especially where the rights of women and gender inequality is concerned. Every year on the 9th of August we celebrate National Women’s Day, which falls within Women’s Month, to commemorate and celebrate the brave women who went before us.
16 August 2016 - By MIE
In South Africa, the importance of verifying the information provided by potential employees recently made headline news once again – this time for a degrees-for-cash scandal. An investigation at the University of Zululand brought to light that more than 4,000 people may have bought fake degrees from the institution over the last 20 years.
01 August 2016 - By MIE
We are over the halfway mark for the year 2016, and statistics up to this point reveal that there has been an increase in the number of businesses vetting potential and existing employees. However, this has not deterred countless individuals from committing qualification fraud. “Candidates continue to lie and apply for positions for which they are simply not qualified.”
06 July 2016 - By MIE
The upcoming local municipal elections, taking place on the 3rd of August is currently a strong vocal point for South Africa’s leadership. This is despite the fact that the current state of our municipalities leaves much to be desired