News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
30 January 2017 - By MIE
The demand for background screening services in South Africa - and Africa as a whole - has continued to increase over the last five years, presenting a 14% rise in the uptake of vetting solutions by businesses during this period. This highlights the importance of conducting comprehensive background screening checks both pre- and post-employment.
12 January 2017 - By The Citizen
The directorate for priority crime investigation (Hawks) on Wednesday said three people, who unwittingly sold a fake matric certificate to an undercover police officer for R3 000, have been arrested and brought to court to face fraud charges.
10 January 2017 - By MIE
With 72.5% of matriculants passing their final examinations in 2016, increasing levels of unemployment, coupled with uncertainty regarding how many new students will be accepted into the country’s universities, 2017 is likely to be a tough year for young job-seekers desperate for employment opportunities.
05 December 2016 - By MIE
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.
16 November 2016 - By MIE
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
01 November 2016 - By MIE
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.