Pharma sector battling with fraud among job applicants: Report

MUMBAI: It’s not just the US Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) that the Indian pharmaceutical sector is wary of, but it has a rather unusual problem to deal with back home. A staggering 35 out of every 100 job applicants in the pharmaceutical or clinical trial space are lying about their credentials either by furnishing incorrect educational information or, what’s even worse, creating fake companies, the highest among any other sector, according to a report released by AuthBridge, a Delhi-based employee screening firm.

The company sifted through data for the last three years’ applicants and studied over 500 companies which put out an offer to hire and discovered that pharma/clinical trials, hospitality/airlines and manufacturing had the highest employee discrepancies while the BPO/IT, financial services and management consulting applicants had the lowest. Read more


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