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Recap: Taking a Tech-Forward Approach to Employment Verifications

Argyle’s general manager of strategic verticals, Justin Stolzenberg, recently published an article that details the pros and cons of using emerging technology for employment verifications. In the article, he argues that adopting tech-forward verification tools can make things easier and more efficient for the background check process and CRAs. Alternative employment verification solutions allow companies […]

Education Verification for Employment Screening

Sources show that between 25 and 50 percent of all job applicants lie on their resumes and countless embellish job descriptions, duties or alter titles. Although it can take time to verify a prospect’s education, it can potentially make an organization more effective, productive and mitigate risk. The process, which can take up to 30 […]

Education Verification for Employment

Since most jobs require a minimum level of education, education verification should be an important part of any company’s background screening process. Typically looking for education degrees, institutions attended, years attended, specific certifications and specialized training, verifying education can help small business hiring managers protect against negligent hiring claims, ensure an applicant has the required […]

Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas

The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees “in a written or oral advertisement or other promotion of a business; or with the intent to: obtain employment; obtain a license or certificate to practice a trade, profession, or occupation; obtain a promotion, a compensation or other benefit, or an […]

EEOC Questions is that Diploma Really Necessary?

A recent EEOC discussion letter opines that adopting education requirements for jobs may screen out certain applicants, and that employers shouldn’t apply the standard unless they can show that the requirement is job-related. “The EEOC has taken a particular interest in hiring criteria, from credit checks to arrest and criminal records to education requirements,” said […]

Status of Euclid University

On May 23, 2011, Accredibase received a letter from Euclid University complaining that “erroneous information” concerning Euclid had been included in its database and that they were incorrectly listed as “unaccredited.” In response, Accredibase launched a lengthy and in-depth investigation into Euclid’s recognition status and contacted relevant government agencies from around the world where Euclid […]


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