검증업체: People across the globe tend to use shortcuts so that they can carry on illegal work without getting caught. Using fake degrees from diploma mills, fake licenses, fake work experience certificates, lying in resumes is becoming a fashion these days to get employment.
Seeing these trends employers are now taking cautions to eradicate the problem of fake hiring, because eventually they have to bear the cost of hiring process, loss of time, increased turnover, and occupational/criminal fraud.
Pursuing the above mentioned situation employers and HR professionals should make it their policy never to hire a candidate without proper credentialing via primary source verification.
Primary source verification is the key component of credentialing process. A primary source is the original source of a specific credential that can verify the accuracy of a qualification reported by an individual job applicant. Primary source verification in the credentials review process requires obtaining information directly from the originating source.
Organizations are required to perform primary source verification related to educational documents of produced by the applicant, work experience documents, licensure (work/driving), identity etc. The information required for credentialing via PSV can be done in two ways.
1. Verifying Documents from the Originating Source.
2. Verifying Information via Phone Calls.
All the paper documents like degrees, certificates and licensure can be verified directly from the universities, colleges and licensing boards. By writing a letter to the issuing authority or to the college/university registrar, who hold all the educational records of institution, is the best way to check any prospective employee’s authenticity because clean educational background is a good sign, not only for employer/business but also for the credibility of an organization.
Similarly work experience and competency levels can also judged perfectly through credentialing via PSV. Every employer must take consent when receiving a job application from the candidate that they will inquire about their previous job experience and competency level by calling to their previous managers of supervisors. Primary source verification is the best method to reference check an employee. Because that process will perfectly identify any discrepancy at previous workplace regarding behavior, working ethics and performance level.
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