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Applicants Who Lie, part I: Education History

There are numerous ways that job applicants can and do lie to potential employers.  One of the easiest ways is by fibbing their education history.  They make up degrees, they make up schools attended, they even make up schools!  (There’s a whole market selling fraudulent degrees from fake schools.) Without...

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2009 Went by Quickly… Did You Miss These Popular Posts?

The year 2009 certainly flew past at lightning speed! If you weren’t able to keep up with all the VerifyProtect posts, don’t worry!  We’ve compiled our top-rated ones for you below.  Enjoy!   Why You Need to Know about H.R. 3149 The Best Temp Agencies Conduct Background Checks Does Your...

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Who’s Behind That Mask?

Every time a candidate for a job steps in front of you, he or she is wearing a mask.  It’s a mask made up of many levels, and there’s no telling if one of those levels could be a devastating secret that could harm your company. What secrets could be...

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Hire a Santa That’s Nice, Not Naughty

Are you thinking of hiring a Santa Claus lookalike this season for a private celebration or event?  Don’t take chances!  Be certain that ANYONE who dons that pretty red suit gets a background check. Think about it — Santa is one of those wonderful characters that kids (and adults) innately trust. ...

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Warning to Job Seekers: Pay Your Bills!

The job market has changed dramatically and that means job seekers have to pay more attention to the way they appear to potential employers than ever before.  They have to dress smarter, have more substantial resumes, be more flexible with employment options and, on top of everything else, keep their...

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