By Kristen Wakulchuk

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For a job seeker with a criminal background of any kind, being asked by a prospective employer to describe their record may be their worst nightmare come to life. It’s stressful enough to be on an interview, to begin with, without the worst-case scenario happening. But, if you felt strongly that a candidate’s criminal history Read more »

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Partnering with a background screening company can make your life easier. It can simplify the recruiting process and increase your chances of finding the highest-quality talent. With so many background screening companies out there, however, it can be difficult to determine the best fit for you. In this article, we’ve compiled the five key components you can look Read more »

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These days, just about everyone is on social media. Whether a person has an account on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or another platform, it can be easy to learn about them by simply viewing their social media profile.   However, be careful when using social media as your background check tool, as it can lead to several legal issues. Below, Read more »

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Let’s be honest; interviewing for a job can be stressful. You’re forced to put yourself out there and leave a great first impression on people you just met. As an employer, there are things you can do to get candidates to open up and feel more relaxed during a job interview. Here at Chane Solutions, we recommend Read more »

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Prior to the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, an employer had the right to reject a job candidate because of their race, age, religion or gender. They could also turn down employees for promotions or pay them less. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed all of this.   If you’re an employer, Read more »

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The tragic story of what should have been a routine appliance delivery underlines the importance of completing thorough background checks on all of your employees. You need to take due diligence a step further and ensure that any companies with which you partner or subcontract, do the same.   A Worst-Case Scenario for Best Buy Read more »

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As a job candidate, it’s important to arrive early for an interview. By showing up late, an employer may think that you don’t value the time of others or pay attention to important details. Arriving for an interview at least 10 to 15 minutes early can show that you are punctual and leave a great Read more »

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If you watch criminal shows on television, you know that they make it seem like a breeze to “find the dirt” on someone. According to these shows, all you must do is type their name into a search engine or database and you’ll get all the information you could ever need. The truth is that Read more »

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After you find the perfect candidate, your goal should be to hire them as soon as possible. Here’s why: If you keep them waiting too long, they may lose interest or find another job. Since you don’t want to hire anyone until you’ve received their background check, the question becomes, “what are the turnaround times Read more »

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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 »