Employment and Education Verifications: The Real and The Fake
- Raquel Trevino
in the background screening industry, professional verifications are an
important part of a candidate’s profile.
Verifications help match the candidate’s experience to your company’s
needs and potentially indicate a steady work history as a predictor of future
Unfortunately, in today’s world there are sites that provide
applicants with fake verification products and services. This service makes the process so much harder
to validate and it is sad that people use these sources in order to “be a
better fit” for a job by padding a resume.That
is why it is important to know that pay-stubs, W-2's and even certifications and/or
diplomas can be easily produced and should not be accepted as a standalone
proof of employment or education. Only
verifications done by a certified screening company can be counted on to
validate your applicant’s claims.
While, as a certified screening company, we don’t have a
lying detector for fake verifications, we will go as far as possible to ensure
your candidate is who they say they are.