Your organization’s success hinges on its ability to hire the right people in the right roles. Here, we offer 4 key success factors.
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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:
Here are two major factors that determine the quality and reliability of a background check.
The fact that your organization performs background checks on employees isn’t (and shouldn’t be) a secret. Beyond being a tool you use to evaluate employees and applicants, it’s also a visible way for others to evaluate your organization for their own purposes. For a variety of good reasons, you need to be sure your employment screening process is well-designed, effective, and fair.
We all aim to hire the right people, yet we hear stories and experience the perils of bad hires all too often. For this blog post, we turned to the published advice of a few well-known thought leaders for tips you can use to make better hiring decisions.
There are some facts about hiring you cannot ignore. Keeping these in mind will help you hire employees who will be a good fit in your organization—they may even turn out to be simply good people.
Organizations consist of a set of interlocking roles arranged to achieve the goals of the business. A large proportion of the total risk in a modern organization is found in these roles that make it work. As workers become more independent and inter-dependent, they create new sources of risk in access to resources, networks, and… Read more »
“Innocent until proven guilty” is the cornerstone of our criminal justice system. Our courts have spent a lot of time defining what constitutes proof, but the basic point is clear. The same principle applies to the difference between arrest records and convictions as applied to employment decisions under EEOC guidance: “The fact that an individual… Read more »
A few months ago, Facebook announced that it had 128 million daily unique users in the United States. That’s over 1/3 of the population who viewed, updated, and shared personal bits of information with a network of “friends”, each of whom has his or her own network. Inevitably, a lot of the people on Facebook—and… Read more »
Most employers today use background screening to help make good decisions in hiring or other employment issues, and criminal background is one of the most important factors to consider. Getting this information—and getting it right—is a lot more challenging than you might think. The U.S. has thousands of distinct and sometimes overlapping jurisdictions where arrests… Read more »