Hiring good talent has taken on an entirely new dimension with the advent of social media and peer review websites. These sites represent known go-tos for prospective employees to get a pulse on what your company is like before they consider joining your team. The experience your applicants, candidates, and employees have will end up… Read more »
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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 source search and a database search (mainly in the context of criminal records)? A primary source search involves going… 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 of employers use employment screening to help select the right employees for a job during the hiring process. Increasingly,… Read more »
Once you get to the point in the interview process where you execute the background check, you want answers quickly. The applicant has passed a lot of hurdles on the way to the new job, and may be juggling a decision between several offers. You as the employer are eager to get going on training… Read more »
Your job candidate may see your notice that you are going to do a background check very differently than you see it. To the applicant, a “background check” might seem like someone is sleuthing out every small indiscretion or accident to find ways to reject them. And, of course, background checks are sometimes used to… Read more »
Does your risk management plan look at the risks involved in the hiring process? Your workforce is your human capital. Its value is based on how well it contributes to your productivity and profit, but also on the risks it imposes that may have significant costs when something goes wrong. Background screening that takes the… Read more »
New York City has had a Ban the Box type ordinance in place for city employees since 2011, and on June 10th an overwhelming majority of the City Council passed a version of the law to cover private employers with 4 or more employees as well. With this law, NYC joins over 100 cities and… Read more »
The CXO or C-level roles within an organization are extremely important to organizational success and requires a very careful review of the individual’s background before hiring.
Your organization’s success hinges on its ability to hire the right people in the right roles. Here, we offer 4 key success factors.
Google’s data-crunching prowess applies to its own hiring outcomes, and it’s found some interesting things.