September 2, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Employee corruption is a CEO’s worst nightmare. Trying to find a way to stop it only adds to the headache. That’s why CEOs rely heavily on human resource departments to find employees who don’t have a history of committing crime, accepting bribes, using illegal drugs and divulging confidential company information. ...
August 26, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Since its worldwide launch at an April press conference in Mexico City, interest in Converus’ (www.converus.com) new lie detection technology, dubbed “EyeDetect,” has steadily grown. The start-up company has received queries worldwide and has held meetings with several large companies throughout Latin America. To help manage the growth, Converus has ...
August 22, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communication – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told African leaders they must do more to fight corruption in their countries if they want more trade with America. This was the clear message given by Biden at a recent summit in Washington. The goal of the summit ...
August 18, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – At the core of corruption is self-indulgence. When power is exploited and self-indulgence is fed, self interest emerges and corruption thrives. Corruption can include financial benefit, material goods, sexual favors, business opportunities or other services. In any case, it can have lasting effects. The effect ...
August 13, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – While we often talk about fraud and corruption in government, there are cases from other industries. The world of capitalism is full of opportunities for individuals to defraud. Many take advantage of opportunities without thought of endangering others. One such case is the airline parts ...
August 11, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – Even in the ultra-conservative State of Utah, corruption is no stranger. Regardless of the political environment, corrupt officers and politicians find their way into positions of power where they can wield influence. Bribery and corruption in political office are the charges of the day, involving ...
July 28, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Brianne Burr, Marketing – Food is the substance of life; no one can live without it. Many people work in food services and in food production as a means to earn a living and to allow the rest of us to eat. In today’s economy, each job is valuable and should ...
July 18, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Russ Warner, VP Marketing & Operations – Many cases of corrupt government officials have made the news in recent years. As such, it has become easier to place blame and point fingers when politics go awry. Corruption charges should not be taken lightly, and sometimes the innocent are taken ...
July 16, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Brianne Burr, Marketing – One of the worst places to see corruption is in governments where high-level positions affect a lot of people. Of course, these sorts of power positions are those that are most attractive to and most easily sought out by those who would be corrupt leaders. Governments ...
July 14, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Converus (“with truth”) provides scientifically validated credibility assessment technologies that help protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, crime and threats.