Category: Business

    

The Dangers of DIY Background Checks

It seems so easy. Click a button and find out all the information you need right online, quickly and cheaply! But before you press ‘search,’ take some time to review what you are risking with the DIY approach to background screening. Why You Need Background Checks It comes as no surprise that background screenings should […]

   

Third-Party Employment Verifiers: Are They Costing You?

It's important for companies to conduct employment verifications as part of their background screening process to ensure they're hiring the best candidate for the job. HR professionals and business owners should understand what they're receiving from the verification process, what it entails, and if there are any other options available to optimize their background screening […]

  

Failed Background Check Part 2 – Discrimination and Actionable Steps

Part 1 of our “Failed Background Check” series can be found Here. Background information you receive from any source that may cause you to dismiss an applicant cannot be used to discriminate. This could likely result in the violation of federal law. Here are a few things to think about to avoid discrimination against a candidate […]

  

Failed Background Check Part 1 - What Happens When a Candidate Fails a Background Screening

When a background check returns with a problematic history about an applicant, it’s best to take a step back and fully assess the situation professionally, free of emotion and hasty decisions. As most business and HR professionals know, hiring is a complex process.

 

Zoom Meeting Protocol and Professionalism

Zoom Meeting Protocol and Professionalism With social distancing and remote work continuing to be the new norm, Zoom and other online meeting apps are becoming standard ways to do business. That includes job interviews. While it can be a little more challenging to make a good impression, for both interviewer and interviewee, from a computer […]

  

Creating A Background Check Policy

The Road to Success: Creating A Background Check Policy When hitting the open road for a long-awaited vacation, your excitement may tempt you to hop in the car and start driving from Point A to Point B. But have you considered what you would do in the event of an unexpected road closure? A lengthy […]

  

What To Look For From A Background Screening Company

Anyone involved in the hiring process of new employees knows that the process can be grueling, frustrating and fraught with pitfalls. Yet, it can also be extremely rewarding when you find the right hire. One who is a good fit and brings an enormous upside down the road.  Utilizing a background screening company can relieve […]