By Jake Taylor, Marketing – There’s a modern push against corruption unlike any other in history, and it originated in the U.S. In the 1970s, a man named Rod Hills began a campaign within the U.S. to lift the veil of secrecy that hides corruption. From his work, as well as ...
April 23, 2015Converus
By Andrew Potts, Marketing “Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.” (Source Unknown) Right now, the ride-sharing company Uber understands this adage better than anyone. Uber is in the middle of a PR nightmare. First, a driver in Delhi was arrested after charges surfaced that he raped ...
April 20, 2015Converus
By Trevor Taylor, Marketing – One day, while living in Mexico, I was walking with a friend of mine. He was a native of Chihuahua Mexico. We were walking along the streets of Martin Carrera, a crime-infested district of Mexico City. As we walked, we ran into two rough-looking men. They introduced ...
April 17, 2015Converus
By Russ Warner, VP Marketing – Resume fraud is alarming. It used to be that minor exaggerations were commonplace. Now, it’s common to find entire work histories, professional references, certifications or diploma sections simply fabricated. Resume fraud can be credited partially to the recent recession. Many had lost their jobs and needed ...
April 14, 2015Converus
By Matthew Startup, Marketing – Since the 2008 recession, people have been looking for ways to reduce corporate fraud. Lies and deception in finances were contributors to the recession. Almost more than at any time before, the government and its agencies are investigating just how large corporations operate. Society has seen that ...
April 9, 2015Converus
By Trevor Taylor, Marketing – Some years ago, I was working for a company that provided its summer employees with housing. I had been there for a few weeks when something crazy happened. I remember waking up at 3 a.m. to a banging on the door and someone shouting, “This is the ...
April 6, 2015Converus
By Jake Taylor, Marketing – Let’s face it: Latin America is no stranger to corruption. Cartels, coupes and mass violence have plagued the histories of these nations and tarnished their reputation. When I heard Mexico has lost $6 billion over the last decade due to governmental corruption, I wasn’t too surprised. It ...
March 31, 2015Converus
By Austin Gray, Marketing – The purpose of the hiring process is to effectively weed out the most qualified and skilled candidates. Over the years, employers have searched for ways to improve this process. Jeff Neal, founder of chiefhro.com, proposes four suggestions to eliminate unproductive hiring process. 4 Steps for ...
March 23, 2015Converus
By Jake Taylor, Marketing – There are some people that claim to be a human lie detector. They claim that they are able to read body and speech cues given by those who are lying and, with that information, determine the subject’s level of integrity. When I researched this issue, I wondered ...
March 20, 2015Converus
By Matthew Startup, Marketing – Corporate corruption has been an ongoing problem for many years. Reportedly, billions of dollars are wasted annually on bribes and other forms of corruption. It’s hard to estimate how many resources are actually being wasted on corruption, because not many people who are involved are willing ...
March 17, 2015Converus
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