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Before you buy a product or service, how do you know you’ve made the right choice? If you’re a smart consumer, you’ve done your homework and learned as much about your pending purchase as you can. And one of the best, most credible sources for this critical information is reviews by others who have already Read more »

Struggling to Find a Background Screening Company with a Quick Turnaround?

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The inevitable has happened: one of your best employees has given their two-weeks’ notice to accept another job.   It happens (hopefully, not very often), and when it does, you need to quickly fire up your recruitment process and find a replacement. This can be highly stressful, to say the least. In the interest of not Read more »

Looking Ahead at 2021 Hiring Trends

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In hiring, as in almost every aspect of life and work, things have changed dramatically this past year. There will still likely be several unknowns as you turn your corporate calendar to January 2021. But while they may look a bit different, certain best practices will remain rock solid. It’s important to understand the key trends Read more »

What Consent is Required to Run a Background Check?

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In most cases, the answer to the question, “Do you really need a candidate’s approval to run a background check?” is yes. With few exceptions, if you fail to take this step, you can leave yourself open to a costly lawsuit. So, before you launch a background screening policy, make sure you know all the rules Read more »

Have You Double Checked Your List of Santas This Year?

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With all the busyness – and this year, uncertainty – surrounding the holiday season, it may be tempting to look the other way when it comes to completing background checks on seasonal workers. This would be a mistake that could put a real Grinch in your festivities.  Remember, temporary workers usually have access to your Read more »

Blind Hiring: Reduce Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process

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You may not think associating the word “blind” with your hiring process would be a positive thing, but it’s actually the ideal thing to strive for as you make the most informed recruitment decisions. Blind hiring helps eliminate unconscious bias and build workplace diversity by enabling you to be more objective when evaluating candidates, free from having a preconceived notion Read more »

How Can You Confirm Your Candidate Has a History of Personal Integrity?

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Billionaire business mogul Warren Buffett had this to say about the importance of hiring candidates who show integrity: “Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. Read more »

Should You Be Rescreening Your Seasonal Employee?

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Rehiring seasonal workers generally makes solid business sense. You already know them – and they know you. They’ve performed well for you in the past, or you wouldn’t even be thinking of bringing them back. So, why bother with the time and expense of rescreening them before they start?  A Corner You Can’t Afford to Read more »

Do Background Checks Expire?

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Proper background screening is essential to mitigate risk and ensure positive hires and a safe working environment at your company. Initial background checks never lose their validity, but certain circumstances raise the need for review and, in some cases, rescreening. For many employers, this may be a timely issue as your business practices evolve with changes necessitated by the Read more »

Considering Skipping the Background Check?

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Hiring a new employee is one of the most important – and riskiest – decisions you make as an employer. The right hire can help take your company to new heights of growth and success. But the wrong one can be devastating to morale, your business well-being, and your financial bottom line.  Pre-employment background checks are essential Read more »