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Top screening trends, hiring remains sluggish - MIE's 2020 Background Screening Index
Top screening trends, hiring remains sluggish - MIE's 2020 Background Screening IndexArticle

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected industries across the globe, and the background screening industry has not been spared...

24 Mar 2021

Don't forget to screen contract employees
Don't forget to screen contract employeesArticle

The recently introduced Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill is expected to bring more protection for contract employees like domestic workers, gardeners, nannies, and au pairs, etc. With employers facing increased responsibilities and obligations in this regard, they can also take the necessary steps to feel safe and secure in knowing who they are employing...

16 Oct 2020

SME recruitment: How to screen candidates
SME recruitment: How to screen candidatesArticle

Hiring is both time consuming and costly. To ensure your recruitment strategy is efficient, inclusive and fair, it's critical you focus your efforts on creating a solid screening process...

Siobhan Zurnamer 22 Jun 2020

HR risk management: 3 steps to screening potential employees
HR risk management: 3 steps to screening potential employeesArticle

Even with highly skilled and trained human resources (HR) personnel, it is possible for unsavoury employees to get through the cracks of the hiring process. So how do companies strengthen their hiring process, while ensuring that those currently hired by the company aren't a threat...?

4 Sep 2019

Background screening vs. social media checks - don't get caught up in this digital predicament
Background screening vs. social media checks - don't get caught up in this digital predicamentArticle

The evolving digital world and resultant online presence of the population is no doubt changing the way people engage and how business is conducted - but also what information can be sourced online, prior to such engagement taking place...

24 Jun 2019

Employers urged to use child protection register
Employers urged to use child protection registerArticle

The Department of Social Development has called on employers whose employees' job responsibilities require them to work with or have access to children, to verify their suitability to work with children against the Child Protection Register (CPR)...

5 Jun 2019

My prospective employer did what?
My prospective employer did what?Article

In February, the Department of Public Services and Administration Minister released a media statement, allowing for the inclusion of a social media check when reference checking prospective government employees...

Tracy Robbins and Julia Olley 23 Apr 2019

Don't fake it to make it!
Don't fake it to make it!Article

With the reality of background screening steadily becoming a compulsory practice within the hiring process - what does this mean for candidates...?

Michelle Baron-Williamson 15 Apr 2019

Background screening a priority - MIE report
Background screening a priority - MIE reportArticle

Incidents of fraud, corruption, misappropriation of assets, misconduct and misrepresentation, among others, are continuously being publicly exposed and reported on in the media the world over...

8 Mar 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?
#RecruitmentFocus: New recruits, do know who you are dealing with?Article

As the local job market continues to face a rather bleak outlook, Afiswitch MD, Pine Pienaar, calls for both job seekers and employers to ensure they know who they are dealing with...

14 Jan 2019

Be in the driving seat of your fleet security
Be in the driving seat of your fleet securityArticle

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...

24 Oct 2018

Incidence of qualification fraud remains high
Incidence of qualification fraud remains highArticle

According to Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE) research, misrepresentation and fraud of qualifications remains high and that a candidate's qualification(s) is the most likely aspect to contain discrepancies...

4 Sep 2018

Background checks still high priority - MIE
Background checks still high priority - MIEArticle

Several news reports over the past year have surfaced, exposing candidates in high profile positions across the public and private sectors for misrepresenting their qualifications...

27 Nov 2017

Background screening on the rise
Background screening on the riseArticle

The demand for background screening services in South Africa has continued to increase over the last five years, presenting a 14% rise in the uptake of vetting solutions by businesses...

30 Jan 2017

Index highlights demand for background screening
Index highlights demand for background screeningArticle

Managed Integrity Evaluation's (MIE) 2015 Background Screening Index, released on 11 January 2016, indicates that there has been an 11% increase in the demand for background screening services in South Africa and Africa over the last five years...

14 Jan 2016

Screening employees across Africa borders is viable
Screening employees across Africa borders is viableArticle

Despite the many African countries that have legislation relating to personal privacy, human rights and employment, few of these laws prevent background screening...

22 Sep 2015

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