By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications − Sometimes bad things happen, and there’s no way change it. But oftentimes, there are avenues of escape for bad situations. The solution may not be easy to find or take, but there is almost always a way to resolve the problem. Yet, so many ...
October 1, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
David Wattley, a 24-year veteran of the FBI, decided to put retirement on hold to continue fighting corruption and fraud — a $2.6 trillion problem worldwide — by becoming an authorized service provider for Converus’ EyeDetect. The recently released technology is the first ocular-motor deception test method for lie detection. Wattley ...
September 23, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications − In today’s business world, many Western companies are jumping aboard the China express, hoping to use the country’s cheap labor and expansive manufacturing and distribution system to get the competitive edge. Unfortunately, China’s business world is more corrupt than many Americans believe. Many large western ...
September 15, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – The way someone writes reveals a great deal about that person, or at least that’s the theory behind graphology, the science of handwriting analysis. HR departments now use graphology with increasing frequency for screening new and current employees. Screening Employees Overseas All around Europe, graphologists ...
September 5, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
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
Converus (“with truth”) provides scientifically validated credibility assessment technologies that help protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, crime and threats.