Address Confirmation in Nigeria
Validating residential addresses of employees or job applicants ensures that an organization is protected from individuals who have mischievous motives and can cause disruption in such an organization by various means such as stealing confidential information, sensitive data etc.
The address confirmation or screening proof is in actuality, the most relevant aspect of the employee background screening process. It is helpful in tracking employees in the circumstance of disciplinary issues, absenteeism or any violations and most importantly it helps organizations determine the authenticity of an employee or job applicant.
Recruitment competition is constantly increasing. To be successful in this competition, prospective employees are often found to resort to unfair means. There have been instances where job applicants provide fake residential addresses.
The motive behind such unlawful act varies widely has there are many organizations which have set criteria of appointing job applicants belonging to nearby locality, states or a certain country for getting hired in a particular position.
In order to get the desired position, candidates are often found to resort to such unlawful practices. There have been cases where a job applicant hides their original address in an attempt to cover up a past instance or incidence.
Validating residential address of an employee or job applicant plays an important role in screening out candidates with false addresses.