Background screening is widely used by companies in the hiring process. However, problems can arise if you make one of several common errors in the screening program design. These common pitfalls can seriously damage an …READ MORE
The nature of work and the face of today’s workforce is changing. These changes are forcing companies to adapt in many ways, including in hiring. Here are four key trends in the modern economy and …READ MORE
Your HR staff may or may not understand the complex issues surrounding background screening. However, it is important to know how regulatory compliance, risk management, and basic fair hiring practices shape the screening process, and …READ MORE
Background screening for employment or retention is almost universal, but screening programs within organizations are not all equally effective.
If an employer treats background screening like a task to be checked off the list, it can …READ MORE
One of the most common questions our clients ask us is, “How do I know which screening services to choose?” Employers want to make informed hiring decisions and mitigate their hiring risks without over- or …READ MORE
Employment screening is a simple concept. The idea is to check the background of the candidates you are interested in hiring before a final hiring decision is made. Screening is typically performed late in the …READ MORE
"Big Data has the potential to drive innovations that reduce bias in employment decisions and help employers make better decisions in hiring, performance evaluations, and promotions.” This powerful statement from EEOC Chair, Jenny R. Yang, …READ MORE
We often field questions about employment screening from our HR clients, and we want to take this opportunity to answer some of the more common and important ones.
1. What is the difference between a primary …
Times change. People change. Sometimes employees’ circumstances change in ways that transform their suitability for their jobs, and sometimes, the employees themselves undergo changes that affect their job performance for better or worse.
A large majority …READ MORE