TrueProfile.io in the Press – June 2021
<p>This month, TrueProfile.io’s thought-leadership within the verification, HR, technology and recruitment space caught the eye of several global media powerhouses.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our Co-Heads, <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneseifert/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">René Seifert</a> and <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/alejandrococa/">Alejandro Coca</a>, spoke to various publications about</p> <ul><li>Overcoming the time-to-hire barrier in industries such as healthcare</li><li>Digital CVs transforming recruitment&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li><li>The difficulty in detecting fraudulent credentials and hiring genuine applicants</li><li>A 30% increase in employment fraud rates following the pandemic</li><li>Ensuring reliable recruitment processes</li><li>Protecting businesses from employment fraud</li></ul> <p></p> <p>Explore some of our most recent media coverage featuring TrueProfile.io:</p> <h2>Recruitment</h2> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><a href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/digital-cvs-the-future-of-recruitment"><img loading="lazy" width="1024" height="535" src="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1100880617-1024x535.jpg" alt="Digital CVs are transforming recruitment " class="wp-image-11923" srcset="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1100880617-1024x535.jpg 1024w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1100880617-300x157.jpg 300w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1100880617-768x401.jpg 768w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1100880617.jpg 1200w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /></a><figcaption>Digital CVs are transforming recruitment</figcaption></figure> <p><strong><a href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/digital-cvs-the-future-of-recruitment" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">HRZone&nbsp;</a></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/digital-cvs-the-future-of-recruitment" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><em>Digital CVs: The future of recruitment</em></a></p> <p>In an industry such as healthcare, where demand for staff is high and hiring managers cannot recruit fast enough, it’s crucial to overcome the time-to-hire barrier.</p> <p>Alejandro Coca discusses how digital CVs are transforming recruitment and how candidates should provide pre-verified credentials to recruiters, particularly when employment fraud rates have increased by 30% following the pandemic.</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/digital-cvs-the-future-of-recruitment" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h2>Blockchain</h2> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><a href="https://blockchaintribune.com/time-for-blockchain-nhs-must-modernise-recruitment-practices-to-address-staff-shortages/"><img loading="lazy" width="1024" height="535" src="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1702391518-1024x535.jpg" alt="New technologies like blockchain are being used to expedite the supply of overseas talent to close the NHS skills gap." class="wp-image-12023" srcset="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1702391518-1024x535.jpg 1024w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1702391518-300x157.jpg 300w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1702391518-768x401.jpg 768w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1702391518.jpg 1200w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /></a><figcaption>New technologies like blockchain are being used to expedite the supply of overseas talent to close the NHS skills gap</figcaption></figure> <p><a href="https://blockchaintribune.com/time-for-blockchain-nhs-must-modernise-recruitment-practices-to-address-staff-shortages/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Blockchain Tribune</a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://blockchaintribune.com/time-for-blockchain-nhs-must-modernise-recruitment-practices-to-address-staff-shortages/" target="_blank"><em>Time for Blockchain: NHS must modernise recruitment practices to address staff shortages</em></a></p> <p>The NHS is facing a massive skills shortage. New technologies like blockchain are being used to expedite the supply of overseas talent to close the NHS skills gap. It can ensure a secure and reliable recruitment process and save time on tedious admin tasks, allowing UK regulators, HR managers and NHS recruiters to seamlessly tap into international talent pools.</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://blockchaintribune.com/time-for-blockchain-nhs-must-modernise-recruitment-practices-to-address-staff-shortages/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h2>Verification</h2> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><a href="https://bdaily.co.uk/articles/2021/06/15/verifying-your-hires-why-this-should-be-top-of-your-agenda"><img loading="lazy" width="1024" height="535" src="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1188363889-1024x535.jpg" alt="" class="wp-image-11925" srcset="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1188363889-1024x535.jpg 1024w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1188363889-300x157.jpg 300w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1188363889-768x401.jpg 768w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1188363889.jpg 1200w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /></a><figcaption>Hiring genuine applicants has become incredibly difficult</figcaption></figure> <p><strong><a href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/features/recruitment/the-growing-importance-of-professional-verification-in-your-recruitment-strategies/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">The HRDirector</a></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/features/recruitment/the-growing-importance-of-professional-verification-in-your-recruitment-strategies/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><em>Professional verification in recruitment has never been more important</em></a></p> <p>“The highest trend for forgery has been found among allied health professionals and nurses – an industry in which it’s literally a question of life or death.”&nbsp;</p> <p>Sunil Kumar, CEO of DataFlow Group, discusses the surge in skilled migration, a 30% increase in employment certificate fraud rates and the future of verification to streamline the recruitment process across the globe. Kumar says “In order for organisations to protect themselves, their other employees and their customers and/or patients, verification is essential in the recruitment process.”</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/features/recruitment/the-growing-importance-of-professional-verification-in-your-recruitment-strategies/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><strong><a href="https://bdaily.co.uk/articles/2021/06/15/verifying-your-hires-why-this-should-be-top-of-your-agenda" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">BDaily&nbsp;</a></strong></p> <p><a href="https://bdaily.co.uk/articles/2021/06/15/verifying-your-hires-why-this-should-be-top-of-your-agenda" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><em>Verifying your hires: Why this should be top of your agenda</em></a></p> <p>Hiring genuine applicants has become incredibly difficult, particularly within high-risk industries like healthcare. 85% of submitted CVs and job applications contain false information and thousands of unaccredited universities and diploma mills are awarding fake degrees and credentials to those who pay. Sunil Kumar, CEO of the DataFlow Group, discusses professional migration, a rise in employment certificate fraud rates, background checks and the future of verification to streamline the recruitment process.&nbsp;</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://bdaily.co.uk/articles/2021/06/15/verifying-your-hires-why-this-should-be-top-of-your-agenda" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h2>Human Resources</h2> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><a href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/identifying-fraudulent-job-applications"><img loading="lazy" width="1024" height="535" src="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1124160806-1024x535.jpg" alt="" class="wp-image-11926" srcset="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1124160806-1024x535.jpg 1024w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1124160806-300x157.jpg 300w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1124160806-768x401.jpg 768w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/07/shutterstock_1124160806.jpg 1200w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /></a><figcaption>Fake degrees and their infiltration into the workplace should be a considerable cause of concern for companies worldwide</figcaption></figure> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.dailyadvent.com/gb/news/a54970a766f1b6e1442e555522c83c69-Spotting-fake-degrees-how-to-ensure-protection-within-your-employment-process" target="_blank"><strong>Daily Advent </strong></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyadvent.com/gb/news/a54970a766f1b6e1442e555522c83c69-Spotting-fake-degrees-how-to-ensure-protection-within-your-employment-process" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><em>Spotting fake degrees: how to ensure protection within your employment process</em></a></p> <p>Fake degrees and their infiltration into the workplace should be a considerable cause of concern for companies worldwide. Alejandro Coca says that unqualified employees affect “your organisation’s reputation, resources, clients, brand, not to mention the implications can even be life-threatening.”</p> <p>&#8220;The technology and practices used to create realistic yet false diplomas make it more difficult for employers to detect fraudulent certifications.&#8221;</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.dailyadvent.com/gb/news/a54970a766f1b6e1442e555522c83c69-Spotting-fake-degrees-how-to-ensure-protection-within-your-employment-process" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/economy/story/How_good_is_your_hiring_process_Employment_fraud_rises_30_during_pandemic-ZAWYA20210601042844/" target="_blank"><strong>Zawya</strong></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/economy/story/How_good_is_your_hiring_process_Employment_fraud_rises_30_during_pandemic-ZAWYA20210601042844/"><em>How good is your hiring process? Employment fraud rises 30% during pandemic</em></a></p> <p>René Seifert says, “The pandemic has caused an increase in unemployment rates. Additionally, the increase in online learning, working from home and access to the internet allows diploma mills – an unregulated institution of higher education granting degrees with few or no academic requirements &#8211; to flourish.”</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/economy/story/How_good_is_your_hiring_process_Employment_fraud_rises_30_during_pandemic-ZAWYA20210601042844/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><a href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/identifying-fraudulent-job-applications" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>HRZone</strong>&nbsp;</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/identifying-fraudulent-job-applications" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Identifying fraudulent job applications</a></p> <p>Fake job applications are becoming increasingly sophisticated and popular, which is why Alejandro Coca strongly recommends the following HR practices so you can &#8220;allocate your precious time, resources and energy back into your talent pipeline to onboard skilled and more importantly, qualified, applicants.&#8221;</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.hrzone.com/community/blogs/alejandro-coca/identifying-fraudulent-job-applications" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h4>Stay tuned to the latest TrueProfile.io news by following us on&nbsp;<a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/trueprofile-io-business-partners/?viewAsMember=true" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a>.</h4> <p></p>