It seems that hiring and retention are becoming more complex and critical every day. In turn, the job of HR is becoming more complex and critical. Consider the more than 180 federal laws enforced by the Department of Labor. Or the fact that it costs employers 33% of a worker’s annual salary to hire a… Read more »
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It’s that time of year again. Yes, of course, the holidays. But in the business world, it’s that time where we reflect on the months past and set goals and priorities for those that lie ahead. Like all areas of business, the realm of human resources is evolving fast. Changes in technology and society as… Read more »
Hiring a new employee costs between $1,000 to $5,000, depending on the nature of the hire. The cost of a bad hire is even greater, more than $25,000 in 41% of cases. With these costs in mind, it is in an employer’s best interest to adequately assess an applicant’s qualifications for a given role. If… Read more »
Your employees represent your company. To your customers and the public at large, there is little distinction between your company and the people who wear your uniform, drive your trucks, and carry your company-branded business cards. When employees cause harm or conduct themselves in a manner that reflects poorly on your company, your reputation (and… Read more »
Consider these eye-opening facts when talking to employers about their background screening efforts and the role of background screening in their hiring processes.