Our new infographic, Tips to Bring the Right People on Board, summarizes why and how employers can design background screening processes to mitigate hiring risks. Take a look:
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Here are two major factors that determine the quality and reliability of a background check.
The fact that your organization performs background checks on employees isn’t (and shouldn’t be) a secret. Beyond being a tool you use to evaluate employees and applicants, it’s also a visible way for others to evaluate your organization for their own purposes. For a variety of good reasons, you need to be sure your employment screening process is well-designed, effective, and fair.
We all aim to hire the right people, yet we hear stories and experience the perils of bad hires all too often. For this blog post, we turned to the published advice of a few well-known thought leaders for tips you can use to make better hiring decisions.
There are some facts about hiring you cannot ignore. Keeping these in mind will help you hire employees who will be a good fit in your organization—they may even turn out to be simply good people.
Organizations consist of a set of interlocking roles arranged to achieve the goals of the business. A large proportion of the total risk in a modern organization is found in these roles that make it work. As workers become more independent and inter-dependent, they create new sources of risk in access to resources, networks, and… Read more »
HR professionals know that people lie on their resumes. The tactics to investigate the claims include skillful interviewing, background screening, credentials verification, and understanding the red flags that pop up in a resume.
Google’s data-crunching prowess applies to its own hiring outcomes, and it’s found some interesting things.
It’s worth the time and expense to know your CXO candidate as well as you possibly can. This is one hiring situation where relying on your instincts or having a ‘good feeling’ about someone just isn’t enough to make a solid hiring decision.
You need to hire a new manager. This role is crucial to your organization because the person in it will have some degree of autonomous control, and you need someone you can trust to use it well. This manager has to mirror your concern and commitment to the organization.