By Katie Kulp

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Conducting background screens is an important shortcut in the hiring process, but it requires attention to detail if it’s going to be done right. When was the last time you reviewed your company’s background screening policy? If you’re interested in getting the most out of this vital process, here are some important things to keep Read more »

By Cody Blackley

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This month, one of Chane Solutions’ very own employees received special recognition from the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). Katie Kulp, Vice President, was honored as April 2018’s NAPBS Volunteer of the Month. Katie plays a vital role at Chane Solutions. In addition to her role of overseeing Operations and Compliance, she contributes Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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You already know that you need to conduct background checks on every new hire, but what now? There are endless background screening providers on the market, and each one of them promises the best services available. How can you choose between them? Here’s a quick guide to the background screening industry and how to pick Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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Despite the fact that 72% of employers conduct background checks on their new hires, few really understand the process. Though some misunderstandings are harmless, there are a few background screening myths that can cause supervisors to dangerously mismanage their hiring process. To help you make better use of this tool, it’s time to debunk some Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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Few managers are happy with every hire they’ve ever made. Despite all the precautions taken in the hiring process, there is always the occasional bad fit that somehow makes it through. Even though an at will business relationship gives you the option of dismissing a bad hire that doesn’t work out, that one bad decision Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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Every workplace needs an employee handbook. Though these vital documents provide a convenient reference manual for your employees, their use goes far beyond training. In fact, a well-written policy manual can protect you and your business from many legal woes. That being said, the legal landscape changes constantly. Does your employee handbook do the same? Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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Hiring managers must find a delicate balance between transparency and confidentiality. On the one hand, an employer needs to know as much as possible about a candidate before making a hiring decision. On the other hand, applicants deserve to maintain their privacy to the greatest extent possible. For some time, routine background checks have helped Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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For decades, professional background screening has been a staple of the hiring process. As a step towards building trust, few things inspire more confidence than a clean criminal, personal, and financial record. But what about your current employees? Is it ever reasonable to rescreen your current staff members, even those who might have worked at Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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How do you decide who to trust? In our personal lives, we generally develop relationships over some time, perhaps months or years. In contrast, players in the business world are often forced to make game-changing decisions based on relatively little information. Considering that nearly half of resumes and applications contain information that is inaccurate (or Read more »

By Katie Kulp

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Background screening is one of the most important parts of the hiring process. Without transparency, there can be no trust, and background checks give a clear view of an applicant’s past. What happens, however, when that past isn’t everything you want it to be? What do you do about a promising candidate with a criminal Read more »