The reliability and relevance of polygraph testing in the employment space have been a persistent issue that is surrounded by a lot of controversies...
Successful offsite CCTV surveillance companies recognise that even the most advanced technology is only as good as the people who monitor, control and make the decisions in the control room...
Rob Nichol 4 Mar 2021
The scope of integrity testing as a pre-employment assessment tool reaches far beyond ascertaining a candidates propensity to lie, steal or "wheel and deal"...
Kirsten Halcrow 24 Oct 2018
A party seeking to rely on the results of a polygraph test in disciplinary proceedings must adduce expert evidence for the purposes of establishing such evidence's conceptual cogency and accurate application. What is key is that evidence be led to establish the cogency of the concept of a polygraph, as well as evidence to establish the technical integrity of the process.
Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 19 Aug 2014
Rooting out "career criminals" is taking on a whole new meaning with more and more businesses now resorting to polygraph testing to get to the bottom of workplace crime as well as to identify would-be trouble makers before they are even hired.
As commercial crime continues to rise, syndicates target vulnerable businesses and applicants manipulate CVs and references - which is why increasing numbers of employers are using polygraph testing to screen job applicants.
A new survey conducted by South Africa's executive search firm, Jack Hammer Executive Headhunters, shows that the issue of polygraph or lie detector testing is splitting the country's blue-chip employers.