By Diane Zwirecki

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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 »

By Mike Wiley

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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 »

By Mike Wiley

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Slow pre-employment background checks aren’t just annoying. They can have a real impact on your business. The longer it takes to get new job candidates on board, the longer your current staff has to compensate for the lack of manpower. If the wait is too long, you could lose the candidate entirely to a competitor, Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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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 »

By Diane Zwirecki

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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 »

By Diane Zwirecki

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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 »

By Diane Zwirecki

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Maintaining robust credentialing records for every healthcare professional on your payroll includes verifying the information they supply you, as well as making sure they process new applications and update their licenses and certification in a timely fashion. If you drop the ball on this responsibility, you risk staggering financial penalties, some as high as $10,000 Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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10 reasons your background screening turnaround time is slow

When there’s hiring to be done, you want to complete it as quickly as possible. The longer your positions go unfilled, the more pressure it puts on your organization. Productivity may suffer, deadlines may be missed, and revenue may tumble. In short, you need people in the seats. This is why background check turnaround time Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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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 »

By Diane Zwirecki

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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 »