News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
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”
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.
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.
08 July 2020 - By MIE
Experts around the world have been advocating for increased workplace flexibility and work-from-home arrangements for a long time. In fact, flexible work has been linked to improved employee engagement by the likes of Gallup, Gartner and other highly respected research and consulting houses.
19 March 2020 - By MIE
With the increasing news and concern regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, MIE wants to ensure our clients that we are closely monitoring the developing situation.
08 January 2020 - By MIE
A matric pass rate of 81.3%, breaching the 80% threshold for the first time, no doubt cements the hunger that many students hold to learn and gain their matric qualification. However, with a strong pool of qualified candidates now ready to study further or enter the local job market, one has to consider what impact the current tougher economic conditions are having on students? What realities do some face, despite a successful pass achievement? And with this, what do businesses need to be mindful of? Michelle Baron-Williamson, CEO of Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE), shares her views.