Why Are 95 Percent of All Businesses in The U.S. Hurt by Employee Theft?

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Regardless of how perfect a job candidate appears on their resume – or even in person – the harsh truth is: you can’t always take them on their word, no matter what your gut tells you. Recent research has shown that 40 percent of job applications contain some type of false information. As reported in Read more »

Background Screening Trends to Watch For

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As your company moves forward, what current trends should be on your radar screen when it comes to employment-related background screening and drug testing? Which issues, tools, and technology do you need to be aware of in order to optimize the effectiveness of your processes and ensure complete confidence in every hire? Consider this food Read more »

Are Background Checks Worth the Cost?

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Obtaining background checks on job candidates is your opportunity to verify the information they provide on their resume, application and during their interview and hiring process. Moreover, it helps ensure a safe and profitable workplace – and serves as a valuable risk management tool to minimize the odds of a costly bad hire. Thirty-six percent Read more »

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 »

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 »

When Would a Candidate Need a Pre-Employment Physical Screening?

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When a potential employee is being considered for a job, it can be a real advantage to have them get a pre-employment physical exam to be sure they’re healthy and ready to hit the ground running. These health assessments can help:  Save money down the road due to fewer accidents, injuries, and worker’s compensation claims.  Establish Read more »

How Much is Turnover Really Costing You?

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As an employer, you know how painful it is to lose a good employee – not only the shock of hearing the initial devastating news but also the collateral damage afterwards. Morale, engagement, productivity, quality, and even safety may be threatened.   In many more ways than one, it pays to hold onto your top talent.   In one 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 »

How Can a Background Screening Provider Help My Business?

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Since making a bad hire can be devastating for a company’s budget, it’s only reasonable to want to know as much as possible about a candidate before making a decision. If you’re considering doing a background check on one or more candidates, you’ve got a decision ahead of you. Should you take your chances and Read more »