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Why employers can't rely solely on polygraph tests for dismissals
Why employers can't rely solely on polygraph tests for dismissalsArticle

The reliability and relevance of polygraph testing in the employment space have been a persistent issue that is surrounded by a lot of controversies...

Ludwig Frahm-Arp, Tshepiso Rasetlola and Catherine Hendriks 30 Mar 2021

Reducing staff turnover with pre-employment integrity testing
Reducing staff turnover with pre-employment integrity testingArticle

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

Why integrity testing should be a routine assessment
Why integrity testing should be a routine assessmentArticle

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

Polygraph tests must be supported by expert evidence
Polygraph tests must be supported by expert evidenceArticle

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 with polygraph testing
Rooting out career criminals with polygraph testingArticle

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.

28 Feb 2013

Pre-employment polygraph tests prevent crime
Pre-employment polygraph tests prevent crimeArticle

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.

17 Jan 2013

SA employers differ about polygraph testing
SA employers differ about polygraph testingArticle

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.

11 Oct 2012

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