Gordon Basichis's Blog Posts Tagged 'diploma' (4)

The Diploma Mill That Finance a Murdering Spree

Many are aware of diploma mills. Diploma mills are nefarious services that either issue forged diplomas from legitimate universities or have bogus online unaccredited colleges that sell your a diploma earned for "life experience.   For a certain fee you can get a Bachelor's Degree.  A few bucks more and you can get a Master's or Doctorate.

It's a scam.  As Corra Group, a background checking agency, we uncover bogus degrees issued from diploma mills with relative frequency.  Some are…


Added by Gordon Basichis on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Education Verifications Continued or Better Known as Reality 101

Last week I posted an article. The Process and Pitfalls of Education Verification, about the ins and outs of education verification.   I directed it toward recruiters and staffing groups as well as to human resources managers.  Among other things, I wrote about various instances where employment candidates try to fudge on their degrees.   I wrote about the different ways they may stretch the truth. 

Alright, sometimes they just downright lie about having a degree when that…


Added by Gordon Basichis on May 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

When Recruiting International Candidates, Check Education Verification for Fraud

There are many things in today's world that are open to hyperbole.   Among such considerations are employment candidate's claims to college degrees and how they…


Added by Gordon Basichis on January 4, 2011 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Turning Up the Heat on Diploma Mill Education Verification


Added by Gordon Basichis on November 16, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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