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Picture this: You find what you believe to be the perfect candidate for your open position. They have the right experience and seem to fit in well with your company culture. But, after they undergo a drug screening through your third party background screening company, you get a notification that they failed. So, what do Read more »

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The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), formerly known as The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), strives to advance excellence in the screening profession. Recently, it has evolved from a national professional association to an international alliance of professional background screening firms. Background screening professionals across the globe now recognize PBSA as the source Read more »

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While most employers perform background checks on prospective employees, some also run credit checks. In fact, a survey by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) discovered that 31% of employers ran credit checks on some applicants while 16% checked the credit of all of their applicants. So, what exactly is a credit check Read more »

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The interview experience your organization provides is a reflection of who you are and what you believe in. Therefore, it’s important to take the time make it a positive one that revolves around your company’s mission and vision. Here are some tips to help you create an interview experience that properly reflects your company’s culture.     Discuss Teamwork  If your organization values Read more »

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While screening your employees does require an investment, it’s well worth it. By going this route, you can increase your chances of making the best hiring decisions for your organization. You can also avoid high turnover, which can cost you a great deal of time, money, and energy. Here are five reasons screening your employees Read more »

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If you are an employer who conducts background checks on prospective employees, it’s important to understand the difference between a misdemeanor and felony. By doing so, you can make the best hiring decisions for your organization. You can also avoid safety issues and turnover down the road.     What is a Misdemeanor?  While a misdemeanor isn’t as Read more »

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The Sunday scaries are those bad feelings you get on Sunday when you realize your weekend is coming to an end and tomorrow is Monday and back to work. Fortunately, there are many ways you can overcome those Sunday scaries and avoid getting up on Monday with an anxious mindset. Here at Chane Solutions, we recommend these tps.    Wake Up Read more »

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The gig economy has exploded over the last few years. This means that more and more people are working at companies as contractors. While they may not be full-time employees that collect benefits and work in your office from 8 to 5, contractors can be invaluable for your organization.  You can reach out to them whenever you Read more »

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which is overseen by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is responsible for overseeing how employers obtain and handle consumer reports like background checks. It helps ensure the fairness, accuracy, and privacy of consumer information.   In September 2018, it issued a new “Summary of Read more »

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Imagine you’ve found a great candidate and are excited about offering them a job. Then, their background check comes back and indicates they have a criminal record. What do you do? Do you hire them despite this information and hope for the best? Is it even legal to refuse to hire a candidate due to Read more »