In the Industry: Woman Fatally Beaten During Washer and Dryer Delivery

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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 »

How Reality TV Shows Have Given You The Wrong Impression of Background Checks

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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 »

What You Need to Know About Laws Restricting Credit Checks

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While most employers perform background checks on prospective employees, some also run credit checks. In fact, a survey by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) discovered that 31% of employers ran credit checks on some applicants while 16% checked the credit of all of their applicants. So, what exactly is a credit check Read more »

How to Create an Interview Experience That Reflects Your Company’s Culture

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The interview experience your organization provides is a reflection of who you are and what you believe in. Therefore, it’s important to take the time make it a positive one that revolves around your company’s mission and vision. Here are some tips to help you create an interview experience that properly reflects your company’s culture.     Discuss Teamwork  If your organization values Read more »

Background Checks: Misdemeanor vs. Felony

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If you are an employer who conducts background checks on prospective employees, it’s important to understand the difference between a misdemeanor and felony. By doing so, you can make the best hiring decisions for your organization. You can also avoid safety issues and turnover down the road.     What is a Misdemeanor?  While a misdemeanor isn’t as Read more »

Tips for Conquering Those Sunday Scaries

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The Sunday scaries are those bad feelings you get on Sunday when you realize your weekend is coming to an end and tomorrow is Monday and back to work. Fortunately, there are many ways you can overcome those Sunday scaries and avoid getting up on Monday with an anxious mindset. Here at Chane Solutions, we recommend these tps.    Wake Up Read more »

Why Screening Your Contract Employees Will Be the Best Thing You Do

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The gig economy has exploded over the last few years. This means that more and more people are working at companies as contractors. While they may not be full-time employees that collect benefits and work in your office from 8 to 5, contractors can be invaluable for your organization.  You can reach out to them whenever you Read more »

Struggling to Stay Compliant With the FCRA? Trust Chane to Be the Experts.

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which is overseen by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is responsible for overseeing how employers obtain and handle consumer reports like background checks. It helps ensure the fairness, accuracy, and privacy of consumer information.   In September 2018, it issued a new “Summary of Read more »

Legalities: Refusing to Hire a Candidate Due to Criminal Record

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Imagine you’ve found a great candidate and are excited about offering them a job. Then, their background check comes back and indicates they have a criminal record. What do you do? Do you hire them despite this information and hope for the best? Is it even legal to refuse to hire a candidate due to Read more »

2019 Guide to Finding the Right Background Check Company

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There are countless background check companies out there, making it difficult to find the right one for your needs. To protect your company and employees, it’s essential to research all your options, weigh the pros and cons of each, and select the company that aligns best with your budget, needs, and preferences. Here’s what you Read more »