A Brief Course in Education Verifications

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It’s best to verify all elements of a resume and job application – including those of newly-hired C-level executives.

Since many candidates have assumed that a prospective employer may not bother verifying his or her educational background, he or she may exaggerate or provide fabrications in this area.

Demonstrating due diligence by directing a background check company to thoroughly validate job candidates’ education references will keep an employer at the head of the class.

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Don’t Give Non-College Grads the Third Degree

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Yep, there they are, right after the section about your name and where you live – the questions on the job application that many candidates over the years have dreaded seeing: – “What is the name and location of the college you attended?” – “How many years did you attend?” – “What was your major? What degree did […]

Does Requiring a High School Diploma Violate ADA?

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In November 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an informal discussion letter that addressed whether employers that require a high school diploma as a condition of employment may be discriminating against individuals who are unable to earn a high school diploma due to a learning disability. The letter indicated that organizations that […]