The use of social media profiles by employers as a screening tool has evolved over the last few years. Certain states have implemented laws prohibiting employers from asking job applicants to provide their personal Facebook account login information. Employers now have to craft their own policy pertaining to these types of searches, not to mention the potential liability for discriminating against certain protected classes if your organization uses social media information to make a hiring decision (especially in the state of California).
One out of every six crimes occurs in the workplace and homicide is the second leading cause of workplace death in the U.S.
National Credit Verification Service reports that 25% of the MBA degrees it verifies on resumes are false.
72% of shrinkage is due to employee theft.
34% of all job applications contain lies.
30% of small business failure is caused by employee theft.