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 »

Don’t Skip Reference Checks When Hiring

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You’ve completed pre-screening, one-on-one interviews with a candidate, and you feel confident they’d make a good hire. Do you really need to check their references, too? The answer is a resounding “yes.” Often dismissed as an unnecessary formality, professional reference checks are an excellent opportunity to gain an outside perspective on a candidate. They can Read more »

Get to Know ChaneCheck – and See How it Can Enhance Your Hiring Process

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Time to hire – how long it takes you to select and hire the best candidate for a role – is one of your most important recruiting metrics. Equally critical are your cost per hire and quality of hire. They’re like the three legs of a stool: if even one of them weakens, the whole Read more »

What Type of Background Check Will Best Fit Your Company Needs?

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You conduct candidate and employee background checks for reasons critical to your business, including protecting your employees, customers, and other stakeholders from harm, as well as improving the quality of your hires and meeting legal and regulatory requirements. Background checks also safeguard your company’s reputation and help reduce or prevent theft, embezzlement, and other criminal Read more »

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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 »