Posts Tagged: background check

The Employment Screening Trifecta [Slideshow]

Understanding the Factors That Drive Accuracy, Turnaround Time, and Cost As an employer, you use background checks to improve the quality of your employment decisions and help ensure you’re hiring the most qualified, responsible candidates for available positions. It’s a given that you want to partner with a background screening provider that produces accurate results,… Read more »

Checking Employee Criminal Records? How Far Should You Go?

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Employers universally turn to background screening to inform their hiring decisions and meet their compliance obligations. In fact, a recent HR.com survey found 96% of employers conduct at least one type of pre-employment check. Screening runs the gamut from education and professional license verification, to drug testing, and DMV records checks. Among the most frequently… Read more »

Employment Screening FAQ Series: “What Rights Do My Applicants Have?”

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As a background screening company, we field a wide range of questions from employers concerning their use of background checks in the hiring and retention of employees. Today we announce the start of a new series spotlighting some of our most frequently-asked questions and hopefully give you some information you can use to make better… Read more »

HR Trends Series: Ban the Box is Sweeping the Nation

Ban the Box

Ban the Box—­the international civil rights movement aimed at persuading employers to remove the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record from their hiring applications is more than a trend. It’s a movement that has taken a strong hold in the form of “Fair Chance” laws across an increasing number of states… Read more »

9 HR Trends That Will Define Your Hiring Process [Whitepaper]

9 HR Trends 2018

The forces driving changes in Human Resources hiring and retention processes are more often mentioned than they are understood. We speak so much about “globalization” that it seems we must understand it, but in fact the impacts of internationally integrated economic systems are still rapidly evolving (and currently in a retrograde direction in some jurisdictions)…. Read more »

The Millennial Churn: What It Means for Employers

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Turnover is always a concern for employers. Among many issues, the loss of an employee means the loss of the investment you put into hiring and training that person, the loss of institutional knowledge they accumulated on the job, and the potential damage to morale of co-workers, a result of seeing a fellow employee leave…. Read more »