Pioneering “Faster, More Accurate” Background Checking

By James Thomas Veloso

BACKGROUND checks have long been used as a vital tool by companies to check whether employees have a so-called “good moral standing.” And more often than not, having a slew of documents is an important aspect in assessing the capability of a worker to perform certain specialized skills in his or her chosen industry.

The trouble is, self-described “technologist” Joseph Sarmiento points out, the Philippines as an emerging market is “fraught with ‘institutional voids’” that often leave opportunities for people with less than stellar backgrounds.

Joseph Sarmiento, cofounder and CEO of Doxcheck, Inc. (Photo courtesy…

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Drones for Filipino Landowners

From being a simple kind of adult “toys”, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – more popularly known as drones – are becoming a vital tool for businesses, governments, and other organizations around the world.

And why not? Drones have been proven to be a versatile tool, capable of doing tasks no human can do, in places seemingly impossible to reach. Film-making, photography, land surveying, military surveillance, environmental research – the practical applications for UAVs are endless.

In the Philippines, there is a small – but growing – “army” of drone enthusiasts dedicated to spreading the endless possibilities of utilizing drones in…

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