Is Qualification Fraud on The Rise?

Recently, there have been news articles relating to qualification fraud in South Africa, and with organizations where one would believe that the verification of qualifications was the norm. Companies should not throw qualifications and years of experience to the side, but they should consider updating their employee screening process to include assessments that consider soft skills that will assist the employer to find the candidate that is the right fit for the organization in terms of qualification and culture fit. A range of soft skills assessments includes integrity assessments, behavioral, and cultural assessments. A social media risk assessment can also provide insight into the behavior of a candidate.

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