Greater due diligence needed on hires

A third of job hunters in Asia apparently pad their resumés, a survey shows.

Greater due diligence needed on hires

Asian companies engaged in a cutthroat battle for the brightest and best need to step up their background checks because a significant number of job hunters in the region pad their resumés, FinanceAsia's 4th Annual Compliance Summit heard on Tuesday.

Citing an in-house survey based on 400,000 checks across various industries, Tesh Kaur, a marketing director based in Singapore at California-headquartered HireRight, said about a third of job applications...

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