Posts Tagged: contingent employee background screening

How to Adapt Your Screening Processes to the Growing Contingent Workforce

Today, 34% of the American workforce is made up of freelancers, contractors, or gig workers. This group, known as ‘the contingent workforce,’ is steadily growing. To give you some perspective, between 2014 and 2017, the U.S. workforce grew by 2.6%. Comparatively, the number of freelancers rose by 8.1%. At this rate of growth, contingent workers… Read more »

4 Ways to Protect Your Company from Common Background Screening Pitfalls

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 organization by failing to identify or mitigate the human risk factors inherent in hiring employees. Although there are many pitfalls,… Read more »

Managing the Risks of an Extended Workforce [Infographic]

The new norm in staffing is officially here. It’s the extended workforce and it makes up more than one-quarter of the total workforce population in today’s organizations—more than twice the percentage from 2005. The faces of the extended workforce, which include temporary workers, contractors, and contingent workers, are also expanding. Positions across the spectrum of… Read more »