Posts Tagged: Employment Screening Process

Can a Background Check Predict the Future?

Do people with otherwise clean criminal backgrounds suddenly perform criminal acts? Should companies be able to predict this behavior and take actions to protect their customers, workforce, and public at large? Where does employer liability end and individual liability begin? Questions about the predictive value of background checks and in particular, criminal background checks, have… Read more »

Onboard Like a Rock Star with Integrated Talent Acquisition Management

Building an effective workforce is key to competing in today’s talent-driven economy. As a background screening firm we talk a lot about screening candidates and selecting the right employees, but there are obviously many other important parts of the hiring process that impact your ability to build and maintain an effective workforce. With the high… Read more »

Can Your Employment Screening Program Survive a Hiring Frenzy?

If recent weeks around the Proforma Screening Solutions office are any indication, you could be facing an upswing in hiring demand this year. We’ve been seeing an unusually high volume of requests for employment background checks from our current customers. Our suppliers have reported similar trends. In our experience, hiring upticks don’t usually arrive in… Read more »

Give Your Background Screening Process a Sniff Check

If you rely on background checks to screen candidates and employees, you already have some sort of background screening process in place. Whether formal or informal, structured or loosely-defined, there are certain steps you take to ensure each individual is screened. So, have you thought about how your process would stand up to scrutiny should… Read more »

How to Conduct an Employment Background Check

An employment background check can help you verify and uncover qualities and past behaviors that can significantly affect an applicant’s job performance. Astoundingly, a recent CareerBuilder.com survey reported that nearly 60% of hiring managers have discovered material misrepresentations on an applicant’s resume. And since these misrepresentations can range from stretching the truth to outright falsities,… Read more »