In the wake of corruption scandals in Mexico, ethical businesses are looking for more effective ways to conduct pre-employment candidate screening and periodic reviews of current employees. A new lie detection technology, EyeDetect, is gaining popularity.
Monterrey, Mexico – Aug. 4, 2015 – Corruption scandals continue in Mexico. Most recently, the July 11 jailbreak of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán and the November 2014 conflict-of-interest scandal involving luxury homes built for Mexican President Peña Nieto have kept Mexicans very aware and wary of corruption.
Companies such as financial advisory firm MFM choose to remain vigilant in preventing corruption among employees because they handle sensitive financial information for their clients. To help ensure they hire the most honest employees possible, MFM is taking advantage of the latest in lie detection technology, EyeDetect.
EyeDetect tracks involuntary eye movements to detect deception. Field tests show the technology is 85 percent accurate. MFM’s Manager of Human Resources Karla Hernández says this level of accuracy inspires a great deal of confidence in their clients.
“When our clients hear that we use EyeDetect, they rest a little easier and feel like things will continue to move forward well,” said Hernández. “And we rest easier knowing we’re much less likely to have to deal with the economic repercussions of employee theft or fraud.”
“Our cost-effective technology allows organizations like MFM to create a culture of workplace integrity and to economically manage risk by ensuring that the most honest employees are hired,” said Converus President and CEO Todd Mickelsen. “It’s especially ideal for companies placing someone in a high level of trust, such as in law enforcement or the banking industry.”
Converus has authorized service providers worldwide, including several in Mexico. For more information, visit www.converus.com.
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Converus (“with truth”) is committed to providing trustworthy credibility assessment solutions. Its flagship product, EyeDetect® — a product first conceived in 2002 — is the first ocular-motor deception detection solution. It’s an accurate, cost-effective, efficient, secure and nonintrusive method that detects deception in 30 minutes by analyzing eye behavior. The same scientists credited with computerizing the polygraph in 1991 developed EyeDetect. It’s a new way for organizations to manage risk and ensure workplace integrity, and for law enforcement agencies and governments to detect deception. Ultimately, it helps protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, fraud and threats. The company is headquartered in Lehi, Utah, USA. For more information, visit www.converus.com.
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