By Cody Blackley

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With nearly 2 Billion active users on Facebook alone, social media has left the realm of the fad and become a permanent fixture of our culture. Marketing companies are already making millions off of this vast pool of personal information, and hiring managers would be wise to start taking advantage of it, as well. Like Read more »

By Cody Blackley

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An effective background screening process is one of the best ways to protect your business and identify great candidates. Even so, not all background screening agencies offer the same level of service. Here’s how partnering with Chane Solutions for your screening needs will improve your hiring process. Customizable background screening solutions At Chane Solutions, we Read more »

By Cody Blackley

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Running background checks on potential employees shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all process. Don’t let a shady background screening agency trick you into paying for services that don’t apply. Instead of wasting resources on unnecessary checks, managers can tailor the screening process to fit their needs. Here are some different types of background screening services and how Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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As published to People 2.0’s blog: Since a background check can be one of the most revealing factors in the hiring process, the results deserve to be weighed carefully. The current legal landscape, however, is forcing business owners to reconsider so-called “bright-line” background check policies. How could inappropriate use of background checks land your business Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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In California, new regulations that went into effect on July 1, 2017 could impact how businesses collect and use information from a criminal background check. Since these events echo similar legal decisions being made around the country, all business owners should use this as an opportunity to review their procedures. Here’s what you need to Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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No business can be stronger than the employees who run it. No matter what industry you work in, building a solid team you can trust is the only path to success. Many managers rely on background checks to add an extra layer of security when vetting their most promising candidates, but is it worth the Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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Most hiring managers will discover job applicants lying on their resumes at one point or another. As such, it’s natural that managers should do a deeper check on any promising candidates. When it comes to background screening services, however, not all providers are created equal. If you are dissatisfied with your current provider, it might Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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  Given the cost of training new hires, managers are right to invest time and resources into making a smart hiring decision. After all, one wrong choice could have costly consequences. Does your business perform pre-employment background checks on potential employees? Here’s why you should consider adding background screening to your hiring process. Confirming education, Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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  Should a 30-year-old conviction affect your prospects for employment? Should a single mistake outweigh three decades of responsibility? Can a seemingly innocent, apparently fair hiring policy be seen as racial discrimination? These are questions brought up in a recent class action lawsuit brought against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The implications of Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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As published to People 2.0’s blog: Understand the FCRA. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that protects consumers and their credit information when it is reported through a Credit Reporting Agency (CRA). The act was designed to achieve accuracy and fairness for consumers and to maintain confidentiality, relevancy, and proper utilization of their information. Read more »