Are we getting the truth?
If I am not on the phone while in the car (insert judgment here if you must - at least it's Bluetooth), I listen to talk shows. I do not care (necessarily) about the topic; I just find talk shows interesting - and the diversity of topics makes great small talk - important for what I do. The topic of a show from last month concerned me however - and it should concern you as well (in my humble opinion).
Beyond degree falsificationI've ranted before about the 10% to 15% degree falsification rate we see. To briefly explain again, we have candidates sign a Consent for Release form so that we can verify their education and (eventually) check references. AFTER they sign, we simply verify what they have on their resume - and still have the 10% to 15% falsification rate.
So - well beyond degree falsificationThe talk show I listened to was on the topic of a company with Deception Services in the company's name. It is a company that will help you deceive someone/some organization. While I do not want to give the full company name here OR their website, I did check out the site. Among their offerings are:
- Job references
- Filling in of work history gaps
- Creation of a fake boss
- Verification of skills