How Has Covid-19 Impacted Background Screening Throughout the Hiring Process?

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As you’ve steered your business through the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, you most likely have had to adjust your hiring and candidate screening procedures a bit – or maybe it’s been a major pivot as you’ve been forced to downsize upsize or re-skill to meet fluctuating customer demand. Regardless of your company’s circumstances, the pandemic has Read more »

Is There a Chance My Candidate Got a False Positive Drug Result?

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As a responsible employer, you’re obligated to protect your employees’ health and safety and anyone with whom they come in contact. That’s reason enough to ensure that your job candidate drug screens are watertight. The ongoing crisis of opiate abuse and the increasing legalization of marijuana have emphasized the importance of pre-employment drug testing across Read more »

5 Hidden Ways to Improve Background Check Turnaround Time

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In our last article, we revealed four strategies to achieve faster pre-employment background checks. We weren’t surprised at all at the attention the article received. We know from speaking with frustrated employers in nearly every industry that turnaround time is always a top concern when it comes to background screening. You can’t afford to wait Read more »

Do Small Businesses Need Drug and Background Checks?

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If your small business is like many others, your employees wear a lot of different hats. During the course of a typical day, they may fill a wide variety of company-critical and/or customer-facing roles. Because they do so much for you – and because they are the face and heartbeat of your organization – you Read more »

3 Reasons Why You Still Need to Screen Employee Referrals

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No matter how you source new talent or how senior the position you’re seeking to fill, completing a thorough screening process on every candidate is essential. Doing so gives you peace of mind knowing that you’re protecting your company and its people and helps improve your bottom line. Employee referrals can and should be a Read more »

Things You Didn’t Realize Automated Healthcare Credentialing Could Do for Your Company

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Which company hires the best medical professionals shouldn’t come down to who can verify their credentials the fastest – but that’s often the case. When all is said and done, healthcare organizations with the latest technology for onboarding new hires and maintaining their licensure and certification status often beat their competition and land top talent Read more »

The 2021 Outlook for Hiring Managers

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Recruiting trends, like so much in life, have been altered dramatically during the past year by Covid-19 and its repercussions. As described by the Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM), the pandemic has been a “historic change agent” as “virtually recruiting and onboarding a remote workforce have become the norm for many.” How will the Read more »

How Far Back Can a Reference Check Go?

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As an employer, you should know the ins and outs of candidate background checks and how far back they can extend so that you can make informed, responsible decisions. When all is said and done, it’s about hiring the right people and reducing risk to your current team members, clients, visitors, and your company reputation. Read more »