The employee was fired for lying. The worst part, Fishman says, is that this person wouldn’t even have needed a degree for the promotion.
Nine years after the U.S. Congress endorsed the use of electronic signatures for commerce, research shows the majority of employers and academic institutions are refusing to accept them for verification purposes.
An alarming 57 percent of requests for employment and education verifications were rejected when an electronically signed consent form was used, according to research conducted by the Quality Service division of EmployeeScreenIQ, a global screening company.
Difficult as it may now be to believe, there once was a time when folks on Wall Street were held in high regard. The high rollers at firms like Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch and the financial services division of AIG may have been a tad haughty if not outright arrogant, but the lucre they generated evoked similar sums of admiration and envy.
We are proud to announce that employeescreenIQ was recently named to Workforce Management Magazine’s 2009 “Hot List” of Employment Related Screening Providers. The list recognizes the top screening companies in our industry. There were a total of 14 companies recognized. If you feel like we just announced a similar honor in November of last year, [...]
By now, many of you have heard about the New York State Correction Law set to take effect on February 1, 2009. Seyfarth Shaw’s newest partner in their labor and employment practice, Pam Devata sat down with employeescreenIQ to discuss this new law and Article 23-A. Check out this free podcast below where we discuss [...]
Free Webinar Employment screening is greatly impacted by technology. From topics such as vetting job candidates via social networking sites to how to integrate employee screening with ATS and HRIS systems, technology is omnipresent. Join employeescreenIQ’s Executive Vice President, Nick Fishman, for an informative session about technology’s role in the screening process. Interested in participating [...]
We wanted to remind all employers in the state of New York that as of February 1, 2009 you must comply with the New York State Correction Law Article 23-A, Section 753“Licensure and Employment of Persons Previously Convicted of One or More Criminal Offenses”. Generally, this law requires employers to post a copy of Article [...]
Indeed, post-9/11, screening an applicant’s background went from being an option in the hiring process to a necessity—a measure to ensure the safety of a company’s workers, vendors and customers.
EmployeeScreenIQ was recently named a 2008 Weatherhead100 Award Winner as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio.