Articles by Sharon Sutila

  Sven Job Candidate Confessions – Journal Entries Vol. 1 Note: Job Candidate Confessions is an entertaining set of journal entries about a fictional job candidate trying to hide a criminal past.  Find out what is being hidden and how he tries to keep it …

We’ve noticed 4 signs a job candidate will fail the background check and will likely disqualify from your position after we finish our investigation. Deceptive job candidates have something to hide.  Sometimes they have an undisclosed criminal history, a warrant issued decades earlier, a pending case, …

Candidate deception has a gradient scale. Twisted Truth <————————————————————->Fraud On one side of the scale is extreme deception possibly characterized as fraud.  On the lighter version of candidate deception we see a tactic we call Twisted Truth.  “I Was Framed – Twisted Truth” Story 9 …

Document examination is a science.  The science includes electrostatic detection of indentations and infrared reluctance and luminescence in order to identify writing inks and to make visible writings that are obliterated. If you think fake documents are not an issue consider some interesting facts from …

The right to dispute a background check report is provided by the Fair Credit Reporting Act, FCRA.  The law is there to dispute reporting errors to ensure the candidate is fairly treated and not eliminated from job consideration due to inaccurate information on the report. …

Identity cross-check in general is not affected; however, SSA89 form (CBSV) confirmation to determine SSN ownership with the Social Security Administration is unavailable at this time.  The E-Verify system is also unavailable. Delays may be caused for final reports when further investigation is required and …

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