Employment Screening 101: Professional License Search-Part 14
April 22, 2008
Imagine this, you hire a CPA as your CFO and he doesn’t know a CPA from a CAT. In the employment screening business we see this every day. Now maybe this is a radical example but people lie on their resumes every day; See Employment Screening 101: Education and Employment Verifications-Part 8. In fact we just posted a great article on employeescreen University called Liar, Liar, resume on fire.
An even more publicized event has Criminal Charges Lodged Against a Fake Attorney:
Brian T. Valery, the man who passed himself off as an attorney in two states and worked for a major New York law firm, will soon get to appear in a Connecticut courtroom. But this time, his appearance won’t be pro hoc vice in Stamford Superior Court. It will be as a criminal defendant.
A simple verification of a professional license can save a company a lot of embarrassment. The services Includes a review and verification of professional license and registration status of any license or certification required by industry or organizational standards. A verification of all licenses and certifications provided by the candidate directly with the issuing or accrediting organization.
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