E-Verify—the federal electronic employment eligibility verification service—has expired due to a lapse in funding and will not be available during the partial shutdown of the U.S. government that began Dec. 22.
You need to fill a vacant position in your company and you need to hire the best person for that job, and you need to it fast. Just a few years back you only had an interview and references to base your decision on. You could only rely on the information presented to you in the form of resumes, references, and whatever a good interviewer could glean during the interview.
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The Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM) defines resume fraud as a "job seekers’ intentional inclusion of false information (fabrication), overstatement of otherwise accurate information (embellishment), or omission of relevant information (omission) on resumes in an effort to deceive". Although Brian Williams may not have been actively job hunting the overstatement of his credentials would certainly contribute to deceive potential employers in the future.
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