The NAPBS 2018 Annual Conference – What to Expect

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Like any other industry, professional background screening relies on close collaboration and expert insight. The National Association of Professional Background Screeners’ (NAPBS) annual conference is the premier opportunity for industry leaders to update their knowledge and refine their skills. With just a few days remaining to prepare, it’s time for screening agencies to start gearing Read more »

Why You Should Consider Automated Rescreening of Your Current Employees

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Pre-employment background screening is the foundation of any good hiring process. In fact, over 96% of businesses conduct background checks on all their new employees. While managers recognize the value of these resources before hiring, few take the precaution of following up on their search, and less than half of companies regularly rescreen their current Read more »

How to Know When You Need a Pre-Employment Screening Partner

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Are you on the fence about conducting background checks? Have you been trying to conduct your own pre-employment screening with mixed results? If your current process isn’t going as smoothly as you’d hoped, it might be time for a change. Here’s why you should consider joining the 96% of employers who conduct background checks through Read more »

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Pre-Employment Background Screening

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The hiring process is one of the most critical procedures in any business. Not only is it a resource intensive process (that often eats up weeks of time and thousands of dollars), but the results directly impact your company’s future success. Unsurprisingly, businesses are constantly looking for ways to streamline and improve the hiring process. Read more »

What Type of Background Check Are You Getting?

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Wanted to start your Monday off right by sharing a story with all of our clients and friends who perform (or don’t perform) background checks on new hires and employees. Here’s how it started… Just a few weeks ago, a friend of mine who, I’ll call Nora, assumed a new role in the HR department Read more »

Samsonite CEO Resume Controversy Reinforces Importance of Education Verifications

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Recent reports indicate that Samsonite’s CEO may have bluffed his way into a $6,000,000 per year position. Ramesh Tainwala, who has served in his current position at the luggage giant since 2014, has been accused of falsifying his doctorate in business administration. Though higher-ups at the company initially backed Mr. Tainwala despite the claims, further Read more »

“Ban the Box” Legislation Remains Controversial in 2018

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Effective background checks have always been an integral part of the hiring process. That said, businesses often struggle to balance several fundamental aspects of proper background screening: thoroughness, consumer fairness and litigation avoidance. While businesses rightly demand accurate and complete background investigations in order to ensure workplace safety and avoid negligent hiring claims, candidates need Read more »

Chane Solutions’ Katie Kulp Receives Industry Award

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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 »

Non-Discriminatory Hiring – How Do Your Policies Hold Up?

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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 »

Tips to Avoid Lawsuits Over Drug and Background Screening

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Drug and background screening are two of the most useful tools that managers have. When it comes to evaluating both your current and potential employees, the information gained from screening is invaluable. Like any tool, however, the screening process can be misused, which can result in serious damage to your business. In fact, more and Read more »