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Situations and Ways of Obtaining Background Check Information; Is it Ethical?

Whenever there is an election year, a downward spiral in our economy, and a potentially dangerous outbreak, such as the coronavirus, we are all affected.  We hold on to the reporter’s words, we fact find and we communicate our concerns with one another.  The water cooler talk at work is topic-specific depending on what is happening in the world.  We are so focused on what may or may not affect us regarding world events, we let our guards down regarding day to day life.  All we want is to protect our families, our jobs, and make sure that we take every precaution to avoid any type of catastrophe. Basically, we attempt to take measures to avoid being negatively affected.

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March 25th, 2020|Background Checks|

Employment Background Checks Help Spot Fake Diplomas

In a tough job market, job searchers can become desperate and willing to do anything to get a job – including lying about their education with fake diplomas obtained from non-existent universities. To keep from getting duped and facing future consequences, employers need to conduct thorough background investigations on potential employees to detect the phonies before hiring and training them.

Unfortunately, fraud is rampant in the employment market with fake degrees on the rise. Google “fake degree” and hundreds of websites offering diplomas pop up. These “diploma mills” sell job applicants high school, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees, or professional certifications with transcripts for a flat fee. The diploma often requires little, if any, course work and awards a degree based solely on the person’s [...]

Protect Your Business from Theft in the Workplace

“I can’t believe I didn’t see it.”

Riley had run his own business for years. He’d had hundreds of employees, some of which had stayed for years and retired from his company. So when his attorney brought him in, it was obvious he was both surprised and shocked that he could possibly be in this position.

There was strong evidence of embezzlement by an employee. Although he knew theft by employees was a costly problem and touched every business, he didn’t consider a few missing pens or copies being made for some kid’s carwash was a big deal. But this was more than that. This was outright skimming money out of accounts, writing forged checks and manipulating accounts that could only be answered by employee embezzlement. [...]