You’re Hired: Lessons to Learn from The Apprentice

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With the latest series of BBC’s The Apprentice wrapped up, there are a number of lessons to learn from this year’s winner – and losers. Lord Alan Sugar has named Joseph Valente as victor, winning him a £250,000 investment and a partnership to start up his own business, but is the TV show really representative of […]

Festive cheer for employment markets

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There are definitely reasons to be cheerful as we enter the festive period. The Office of National Statistics reported UK employment continuing to rise and unemployment continuing to fall in Q3 2014, maintaining the general direction of movement since early 2012. Similar trends were reported by the KPMG REC Report on Jobs showing that permanent […]

Fraudulent job applications still prevalent warns Hireright

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Recent figures from HireRight showed more than half (52%) of successful job applications contained some form of error or discrepancy, most frequently relating to education or employment history.  However almost a third (32%) were found in professional qualifications and memberships, proving this area to be particularly vulnerable to lies and embellishments. HireRightHireRight is here to […]

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 […]

HireRight Infographic: Lost In Translation

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Facts on background screening UK and international candidates 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 to organisations of any size, in every industry, and nearly anywhere.More Posts Follow Me:

Cross border recruitment checks inadequate in many UK businesses, according to HireRight

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• 2 out of 5 not confident their business adequately background screens job candidates from other countries. • More than half of CVs contained errors, according to HireRight’s latest Candidate Health Check research. • Level of ‘lies’ on applications falls thanks to improvement in job market. More than one third (39 per cent) of UK organisations do not […]