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 »
Posts Tagged: employment risk management
Background screening for employment or retention is almost universal, but screening programs within organizations are not all equally effective. If an employer treats background screening like a task to be checked off the list, it can easily fall short of delivering the kind of performance enhancement it could deliver, and may expose the employer to… Read more »
Times change. People change. Sometimes employees’ circumstances change in ways that transform their suitability for their jobs, and sometimes, the employees themselves undergo changes that affect their job performance for better or worse. A large majority of employers use employment screening to help select the right employees for a job during the hiring process. Increasingly,… Read more »
Should you risk the apparent liabilities of ex-offenders in your workforce or risk discrimination lawsuits by refusing to hire them? This infographic provides context as well as a description of a hiring process that threads the needle between the rock and the lawsuit.
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Our new infographic provides a clear path that allows employers to avoid negative consequences and potentially even identify excellent employees among ex-offenders.
Our slideshow on hiring ex-offenders describes how you can use background screening in compliance with applicable laws to thread the needle between risks.
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.
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.
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 »