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VINFORM discontinues degree verifications for some universities in India


VINFORM has discontinued it’s degree verification service for the following universities.

1. EIILM University
2. Shridhar University
3. Magadh University
4. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University ( Formerly Agra University)
5. Kanpur University

Due to non co-operation from the Administrative office of these universities, VINFORM has decided to discontinue its service for these universities.

Stay tuned for more updates on http://www.vinformblog.com

PIA terminates 250 employees over fake educational certificates


PIA terminates 250 employees over fake educational certificates

Processing Time increases for Education Verification at Bundelkhand University


Processing time for Bundelkhand University has increased from 7-10 working days to 4-6 weeks.

This increase is due to increase in volume of request for verification received by the university and their long process.

VINFORM – Online Verification Portal


New Video which shows how to use VINFORM.com

Integrating background screening & technology


Background screening services, a vital and recurring step in the hiring process, is vital to maintaining workforce integrity and safety.It provides the insight needed to reduce risk and improve profitability by helping businesses safeguard transactions, identify trustworthy customers and partners, and hire qualified employees. In essence, it delivers valuable insights that lead to smarter and more informed decisions.

Hiring the most qualified applicants is critical to the success of any business. With the number of ‘me too equally qualified’ candidates in good numbers, it becomes all the more important to ensure that a step like background screening does not become a speed bump in the hiring process. If a top applicant is contemplating two offers and it takes too long for a background screen to be completed, there is a risk of that applicant taking the other offer. Given the sheer volume of background screening that needs to be done, the execution, accuracy and success, depends to a large extent, on its turnaround time.

Background screening becomes even more potent when it is integrated with an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) or any other hiring management solution. According to HRO, in US, 83 percent of best-in-class organizations indicate that they use an ATS, and 59 percent of the top-performing groups integrate their background screening solution at least partially with their ATS. Integration not only offers a secure way of transferring information, but also executes critical steps such as exchange of accurate information, automated status updates and with pre-set rules, maintains the required level of data privacy. Integrating background screening with technology has resulted in some impressive outcomes in terms of the quality of talent hired, reduced turnaround time and also in the improvement of the processes by reducing time and cost to hire.

Link : http://peoplematters.in/articles/focus-areas-13/what-is-hot/integrating-background-screening-and-technology

The trust factor .. The do’s and don’ts of identifying the right background verification partner


The advent of a global workforce has led to an exponential increase in risks related to talent acquisition. With connectivity and operations reaching beyond geographical boundaries, organizations are seeking candidates from all over the world. While millions of people are being hired, knowing who is right and who is not is a gargantuan task. It is a massive undertaking and an organization can either invest a substantial amount of its time in tracking the antecedents of candidates it is employing or run its business. Billions of dollars are lost world over due to unverified employees who sabotage crucial job positions and are eventually responsible for the stunted growth of an organization. Technology and migration make it quite easy to misinform employers in order to gain undeserved employment. Unfortunately in India, there are no stringent laws to discourage people from presenting fake resumes even though the implications for the company can be disastrous. In fact, the problem is so rampant that closely working with pre-employment and background verification agencies is a cost companies and organizations are glad to bear rather than face monumental losses later on.

The background screening industry is still in its nascent stages in India. Even though a simple exercise of verifying qualifications, passport details, previous employments and addresses of candidates can help weed out majority of the bad stock, there is an urgent need to verify the remaining, so as to avoid legal and financial problems. Therefore, choosing the right vendor is a business critical decision.

Here are the do’s and don’ts of identifying the right partner:

Database vendor or actual investigator?
Some agencies provide information from the database on either one-on-one basis or a monthly subscription. Instead of genuinely investigating the case, they only rely on their present database.

Unrealistic pricing options?
If a background verification and assessment service does not have a clearly defined pricing structure, it means that they normally compete on the basis of pricing rather than on the quality of service.

Unrealistic turnaround time?
Unless records are updated, it is humanly impossible, at least not with contemporary technology, to dig out all relevant information about an employee within 24 hours.

VINFORM price revision


Keeping in view that there has been substantial hike in fee from various employers and universities in India, VINFORM.COM has increased its online Education and Employment verification charges.

New charges :

Individual Checks

Education Verification : INR 2999.00/degree (all inclusive)
Employment Verification : INR 799.00/employer (all inclusive)

Corporate Users ( Minimum 3 orders) :

Education Verification : INR 2499.00/degree (all inclusive)
Employment Verification : INR 799.00/employer (all inclusive)

Bundelkhand University tops VINFORM Top 10 Universities for Fake Degrees


As per recently recent analysis from VINFORM, Bundelkhand University tops list of name of institutions used to FAKE Degrees by individuals.

Bundelkhand University is a very well established and famous university. It is very unfortunate that name of this university is being used by many individuals to fake their degrees.

TOP reasons why candidates fake CVs


We all want to ask the same question!

Here is an article which talks about the same issue.

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/slide-show/slide-show-1-career-top-reasons-why-candidates-fake-cvs/20111028.htm

The author shares 3 top reasons as why candidate choose to fake CVs.

1. Demand and supply of talent
2. Emergence of new technology
3. Employment through contracting agencies

Mr. Praveen Kumar Parameswaran, India Head, Sourcing, UST Global also shares his thoughts as how to overcome fake Cvs.

1. Pre-screening of candidates
2. Identification during the interview
3. Background verification and social networking sites

Discount codes on VINFORM


VINFORM has introduced new discount and coupon system on its online verification Portal

As ongoing promotion applicants can use coupon code EDUPROMO to avail 15% discount on all education verification orders placed online on http://www.vinform.com

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