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 …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 …READ MORE
Every HR manager has to make hiring decisions, and most of them use employment background checks to help ensure the decisions are the right ones.
However, not every hiring manager knows the most important factors that …READ MORE
As a hiring manager, you have a challenging job. You hold two important perspectives - the company’s interest, and the employee’s rights and needs – and you must hold them both in balance for the …READ MORE
Our clients, the employers who rely on us to perform background checks on their job candidates, often also ask us for advice on how best to convey and explain the process to their prospective employees. …READ MORE
As part of its Fair Practices Ordinance, Protections Against Unlawful Discrimination, Philadelphia has enacted a measure that limits employers’ use of credit history in making employment decisions about applicants or employees. The law is effective …READ MORE
The idea of getting employers to hire more ex-offenders has gained a lot of momentum over the past few years. From the Federal Department of Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on down through …READ MORE