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
In the March 2017 Dilday v. DirectTV decision from the Eastern District Court of Virginia, employers received some relief from lawsuits for certain technical violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Of special importance, …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 …
When you’re hiring, you want to maintain as much of a competitive edge as when you’re marketing for new customers. Since your employees are your internal customers, they deserve to have a great experience working …READ MORE
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
Your employees represent your company. To your customers and the public at large, there is little distinction between your company and the people who wear your uniform, drive your trucks, and carry your company-branded business …READ MORE
Why bother conducting thorough, high-quality background checks on your drivers? The reasons extend far beyond your need to meet regulatory or contractual obligations. Your brand reputation, staff morale, turnover, and even your bottom line are …READ MORE
When you’re hiring drivers to represent your company, you must consider the many ways in which hiring the wrong person can put people, brands, and profits at risk. The risks must be looked at both …READ MORE