Social media succeeds because it connects people with personal information. That personal information is exactly why some employers want to delve into applicants’ and employee’s social media accounts. These informal social media background checks promise …READ MORE
Employers are sometimes forced to walk a narrow line between treating applicants with criminal backgrounds fairly and minimizing hiring risks. The problem is that the employers will be held accountable if something goes wrong on …READ MORE
Back in 2010 we posted an article about resume lying, including a list of the most common lies found in resumes. You might think this would not be such a serious problem with today’s sophisticated …READ MORE
Employers are turning more often to background checks to help them make better hiring decisions. Partly in response to this, background screening companies have developed procedures to deliver comprehensive background checks cost effectively. These comprehensive …READ MORE
Author: Michael Gaul
The other day, I arrived at the office greeted by news related to three separate lawsuits involving employment screening companies, their employer-customers, and applicants trying to gain employment.
Each of these suits involves a …READ MORE
Planning to skip the background screening on those temporary holiday hires? That could be a big mistake.
The holiday season is the crescendo of the retail calendar every year. To manage the big surge in business, …READ MORE