Why do we need to verify resumes’ on every applicant before we hire them?

We hear that question almost every week.  Well, it is really quite simple. For one reason or another, a significant number of applicants tell outright lies on their resumes and applications. It’s estimated that 50% of all candidates resumes have some type of meaningful discrepancy: 35% of these discrepancies are related to employment dates, 29% … Read more

Using Social Media to Screen Job Applicants

While it is true that a great deal of information on job applicants may be found online using social networking sites such as Facebook, doing so could result in significant negative issues for human resource professionals and employers. Remember…just because information exists online does not mean that it is true nor is relying upon the … Read more

Riley Parker appointed to BSIS Advisory Committee

Bureau Chief Laura Alarcon recently appointed Riley Parker, Private Investigator, to a two-year term on the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Advisory Committee as an industry member representing Private Patrol Operators. The appointment of Parker will take affect on July 1, 2014.