10 Red Flags of Payroll Fraud

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, payroll fraud occurs nearly twice as often in small organizations with less than 100 employees than in large companies and the average instance of payroll fraud lasts about 36 months. Common payroll fraud schemes include: Ghost employees – a person not employed by the company who is… Read More »

Assumptive vs. Behavioral Based Interviewing

Are You Hiring Ethical Employees? When discussing interview techniques I often get asked, what’s the difference between assumptive and behavioral interviewing.  Most interviewers use the behavioral based interview style. When looking to assess a persons integrity, their background and overall character, I recommend using more of an assumptive based interview approach to get closer to… Read More »

How to Prevent Hiring an Unethical Candidate

Most people have probably heard of handwriting analysis, but many aren’t familiar with the process of Statement Analysis for pre-employment purposes. Statement Analysis is an advanced investigative technique administered to guide employers during the selection and hiring process. Since 53% of all job applications contain inaccurate information and 11% of all applicants misrepresent why they… Read More »

Pre-Employment Assessments: Helping Companies to Screen Applicants

According to an article by Lisa Quast, a contributing writer for Forbes, pre-employment assessments can provide benefits beyond hiring qualified candidates. “I have found pre-employment tests to be beneficial in helping to screen and select the best candidates for jobs, but there are legal issues that can arise if the tests are not valid, reliable,… Read More »