Previously, in Check that Fake CV – Part II

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The job advertisement for that vacant position has attracted scores of applications. Some good, some better, and some too-good-to-be-true. If South Africa’s unemployment rates have done anything, it’s to bring out the creativity in many an eager job applicant. But this doesn’t help the employer-to-be, for whom this is not a creative writing competition. For a business to be successful and sustainable, it is crucial that they hire quality employees who can do the job, and do it properly. Fortunately there are measures that the prudent employer can implement to weed out the works of fiction. In addition to having a Recruitment Policy in place, there are a number of documents that can underpin this policy in support of the recruitment process. Read More.....

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Previously, in Check that Fake CV – Part I…

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Our genuinely-fake graduate has joined the throngs that are all applying for the same job position, proudly thrusting his equally genuinely-fake CV into the hands of the overwhelmed HR assistant’s hands. The game is on to see who can craft the most realistic fabrication of an authentic application, ultimately winning the prized position. The hapless employer is at wit’s end trying to separate the wheat from the chaff, distinguish between the good, the bad and the downright ugly, and ultimately find the needle in the haystack: an honest, experienced, qualified candidate able to properly perform the duties expected of the position. This seemingly impossible task can be made a whole lot easier if the company creates, implements and follows a well-defined, end-to-end recruitment procedure. Read More.....

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