2020 Trends: Greater Focus on Background Screening Gig Economy

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The term “gig economy” refers to a free market system in which businesses hire independent contractors, freelancers, or short-term workers to fill jobs or complete assignments. It has its roots in the world of the performing arts, where musicians, comedians, and others have traditionally referred to their paid appearances as “gigs.”  In 2018, nearly 36 percent of the Read more »

Do Small Businesses Need to Conduct Background Checks, Too?

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Whether you employ two people or 2,222, a thorough background check of every prospective hire can make or break your business. Top reasons for conducting background checks, according to LinkedIn, include:   Flagging any criminal convictions in an individual’s past.   Spotting any past infractions that may affect a person’s ability to do a job.   Avoiding liability and Read more »

Are You Up to Date on the Latest Changes that Could Affect Your Business?

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There’s a lot involved in running your business from day-to-day.    In addition to everything else you have on your plate, it can be overwhelming to keep up with the latest developments in local, state, and federal regulations. These regulations may be related to the various areas of managing your company – among them, changes in Read more »

What Makes Chane Solutions Stand Out From Other Background Screening Companies?

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As outstanding as a candidate may look on paper – and even in person – you can’t just accept them at face value. It’s your responsibility as an employer to reach a full understanding of their abilities, integrity, and employment potential. This must be undertaken with full respect for the privacy of each individual, as well Read more »

Nevada Becomes the First State to Exclude Positive Marijuana Drug Tests as Reason for Employment Denial

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The times – and the laws – they are a-changing’.   Nevada is the first state to place restrictions on pre-employment marijuana drug tests. Under Assembly Bill (AB) 132, which took effect January 1, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire anyone because the results of their screening tests showed the presence of marijuana. It gives those Read more »

Background Checks: Arrest Records v. Conviction Records

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Everything is going perfectly in your hiring process with a promising candidate – until you discover they have a criminal record. Your first instinct may be to drop their application like a hot potato. But, you may want to give it some further thought before automatically rejecting this potential hire. Start by considering the difference Read more »

Interview Tips : Getting Candidates to Open Up In an Interview

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Let’s be honest; interviewing for a job can be stressful. You’re forced to put yourself out there and leave a great first impression on people you just met. As an employer, there are things you can do to get candidates to open up and feel more relaxed during a job interview. Here at Chane Solutions, we recommend Read more »

What to Do With People Who Don’t Pass Your Background Check

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When you find a candidate who seems to be a great fit for an open position at your company, you hope they pass the background check so they can start as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen, and you may be interested in someone who has a criminal record. So, what should you Read more »

Continuous Background Checks Are Here to Stay: Should You Participate?

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Continuous background checks are more popular today than ever before. They give companies the chance to screen current employees on a periodic basis so they can learn about criminal activities that may have occurred weeks, months or even years after they’ve been hired. If you haven’t jumped on the automated re-screening background check bandwagon yet, Read more »

More Companies are Moving to Continuous Monitoring, Is it Right for You?

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In the past, employers would perform background checks on new hires and hire them if everything checked out okay. Recently, however, more and more employers have implemented continuous monitoring. What is continuous monitoring as it relates to the background check industry? Continuous monitoring provides employers with real-time alerts of relevant activities related to their employee’s Read more »