Determine if an applicant with a criminal record would be a good fit for the job. Learn how to evaluate your risks when hiring an ex-offender.
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Today’s reality may be that you will hire, or have already hired, an applicant with a criminal record. Consider some key points when hiring ex-offenders.
Some companies have discovered an under-utilized source of good workers: ex-offenders. There is still some bias against these applicants, but the growing experience of employers who are smart about taking a chance shows that these may be some of their best hires.
Your organization is only as good as the people who belong to it. Our infographic, Tips to Bring the Right People on Board, offers a summary of the purpose and process of using background screening in your hiring process.
Finding the right people to hire for your organization requires a hiring approach that is fair to applicants and delivers the best employees possible to the organization. At every step in the hiring process, and particularly in background screening, HR managers should address the threats of risk directly. Our latest slideshow looks at key concepts… 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 »
At first glance, the case of Spokeo, Inc. vs. Robins is a seemingly straightforward case. But it contains larger issues that might affect employers who use background screening firms, those firms themselves (rather, ourselves), and possibly employers more broadly. The fact that the case has been accepted on appeal for hearing next term by the… 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.
Our new infographic, Tips to Bring the Right People on Board, summarizes why and how employers can design background screening processes to mitigate hiring risks. Take a look: