Have You Double Checked Your List of Santas This Year?

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With all the busyness – and this year, uncertainty – surrounding the holiday season, it may be tempting to look the other way when it comes to completing background checks on seasonal workers. This would be a mistake that could put a real Grinch in your festivities.  Remember, temporary workers usually have access to your Read more »

What You Can Expect When Working with Chane Solutions

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  You can’t afford to compromise the safety of your employees or the security of your company. At the same time, you can’t risk being out of compliance with the ever-changing conglomeration of laws, guidelines, and regulations that govern your business.  That’s why it’s so important for your peace of mind that you partner with Read more »

Are Employers Required by Law to Verify Candidates’ Employment Eligibility?

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How critical is Form I-9 to you?  It’s one of the most important forms that both employers and employees must complete, as it verifies a person’s eligibility to work legally in the United States. The completion of Form I-9 is mandatory for employers, regardless of their size, and it applies to both U.S. citizen and non-citizen new hires.  Read more »

What Information Should Managers Pay Attention to When Receiving Background Check Results?

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  Relying on instinct alone when you hire someone is not enough. A candidate’s history goes a long way toward predicting their future behavior – and a thorough background check helps you make an informed hiring decision.  In a nutshell, a background check confirms that an applicant is who they say they are. It gives you Read more »

The Importance of Verification Checks

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What do the former CEOs of Yahoo and Bausch & Lomb, dean of admissions at MIT, top spokesperson for Wal-Mart, and head football coach at Notre Dame have in common?  All of them landed prestigious jobs with global reach. All ascended to the top rungs on their chosen career ladders and represented their organizations at the highest, most impressive levels.  And all Read more »

Blind Hiring: Reduce Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process

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You may not think associating the word “blind” with your hiring process would be a positive thing, but it’s actually the ideal thing to strive for as you make the most informed recruitment decisions. Blind hiring helps eliminate unconscious bias and build workplace diversity by enabling you to be more objective when evaluating candidates, free from having a preconceived notion Read more »

How Can You Confirm Your Candidate Has a History of Personal Integrity?

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Billionaire business mogul Warren Buffett had this to say about the importance of hiring candidates who show integrity: “Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. Read more »

Should You Be Rescreening Your Seasonal Employee?

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Rehiring seasonal workers generally makes solid business sense. You already know them – and they know you. They’ve performed well for you in the past, or you wouldn’t even be thinking of bringing them back. So, why bother with the time and expense of rescreening them before they start?  A Corner You Can’t Afford to Read more »

Do Background Checks Expire?

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Proper background screening is essential to mitigate risk and ensure positive hires and a safe working environment at your company. Initial background checks never lose their validity, but certain circumstances raise the need for review and, in some cases, rescreening. For many employers, this may be a timely issue as your business practices evolve with changes necessitated by the Read more »

Hiring with an Honesty Clause

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Covid-19 has changed just about everything when it comes to normal, everyday life, including the way employers need to protect themselves when hiring new people. With this in mind, many companies are implementing an honesty clause as part of their job offers. In essence, this clause allows organizations to terminate a person if any misinformation or omissions are Read more »