Soapbox: SMEs should be wary of using social media to check out potential employees, says Steve Girdler

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Using personal information as a basis for hiring someone could badly backfire, warned the EMEA managing director for HireRight. SMEs should be wary of relying on social media for recruitment because there is no way of verifying the information they learn, says Steve Girdler, EMEA managing director for HireRight, a recruitment screening company. He said: […]

Mr Nice Manager gets no thanks

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Workers expect their supervisors to give emotional support but fail to reciprocate with extra commitment or loyalty. Read the full article in The Sunday Times with quotes from Becky Mossman, HR Director at HireRight. HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening challenges so you can focus on what’s important to you; […]

What not to put on your CV – five famous lies

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From the Houses of Parliament to Manchester United, see five high-profile cases from The Telegraph newspaper where individuals were caught out over qualification claims.   HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening challenges so you can focus on what’s important to you; attracting top talent. HireRight provides employment background screening services […]

Resilience in Asia-Pacific labour markets

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Many APAC economies have shown resilience despite the weak global economic environment, according to the 2013 Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update from the International Labour Organization (ILO). • Employment in Malaysia spiked by 10%, or 1.3 million jobs, year-on-year and was spurred by strong domestic demand and a significant rise in the labour force. • In Sri Lanka, […]

Education, Education, Education: Schooling Claims Overtake Employment as Top CV ‘Lie’

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Two in five job applications contain false information about educational achievements. Latest HireRight Candidate Health Check reveals more than half of CVs contain one or more errors. Almost one-third of applications now contain false professional qualifications and membership claims. Jobseekers are more likely to include inaccurate details about their education history than any other aspect […]

Video presentation: Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA, HireRight

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‘What’s at stake? Executives and your corporate reputation’. Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA at HireRight, discusses the importance of entrusting your business’s reputation to the correct leadership at the CIFAS Staff Fraudscape breakfast briefing earlier this month. To watch the full presentation click here HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening […]