What to Look For When Screening Social Media

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What people post, like, share, or comment about on social media says a lot about them. If you dig deeper, you can gain substantial insight into their character and personality. While a social media screen should not be the only tool you use to assess a job candidate, it can be a valuable tool in 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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Hiring with an Honesty Clause

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Covid-19 has changed just about everything when it comes to normal, everyday life, including the way employers need to protect themselves when hiring new people. With this in mind, many companies are implementing an honesty clause as part of their job offers. In essence, this clause allows organizations to terminate a person if any misinformation or omissions are 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 »

Ban the Box Laws Take Effect in Virginia

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Well over three-quarters of the U.S. population now live in jurisdictions covered by Ban the Box laws, which remove the criminal conviction question from job applications and delay related background checks until later in the hiring process. Also known as fair chance hiring laws, these mandates aim to prevent discrimination against candidates who have criminal records. In addition to Read more »

Save Your Company Money by Staying Compliant

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), passed by Congress in 1970, is designed to ensure the accuracy and privacy of personal information filed by credit reporting agencies. It protects consumers – or in your case, candidate or employee – information from being used without their notice and consent.  As an employer, violation of the FCRA Read more »