What You Need to Know About Reinstating Your Furloughed Employees

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Have you been forced to furlough or lay off employees during the Covid-19 pandemic? And now, as this crisis runs its course, are you wondering about the proper steps to take when reinstating employees? To avoid being caught off guard as things return to normal, there are some key points to keep in mind.  Did you Read more »

The Benefits of Verifying Candidates’ Previous Employment History

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You have a critical position at your company that’s been suddenly vacated – and you need to fill it, yesterday. You’ve considered several candidates for the job, and there’s one that stands out above all the rest. Their resume is outstanding, with all the right experience, education, and credentials listed. They shone in their interview, Read more »

Has Your State Joined the Ban the Box Movement?

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Approximately 70 million Americans – nearly one-third of all adults – have a prior arrest or conviction record. The Ban the Box movement, which has translated into the law in 35 states and more than 150 cities and counties, provides candidates a fair chance at being hired by removing the conviction question from job applications. It also moves Read more »

3 Ways to Initiate Conversations about Candidates’ Criminal Backgrounds

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For a job seeker with a criminal background of any kind, being asked by a prospective employer to describe their record may be their worst nightmare come to life. It’s stressful enough to be on an interview, to begin with, without the worst-case scenario happening. But, if you felt strongly that a candidate’s criminal history Read more »

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 »

Interview Tips: Candidates Aren’t the Only Ones Who Should Be Early

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As a job candidate, it’s important to arrive early for an interview. By showing up late, an employer may think that you don’t value the time of others or pay attention to important details. Arriving for an interview at least 10 to 15 minutes early can show that you are punctual and leave a great Read more »

What Are the Turnaround Times for Background Checks?

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After you find the perfect candidate, your goal should be to hire them as soon as possible. Here’s why: If you keep them waiting too long, they may lose interest or find another job. Since you don’t want to hire anyone until you’ve received their background check, the question becomes, “what are the turnaround times Read more »

As an Employer, Should You Care About Candidates’ Traffic Violations on a Motor Vehicle Check?

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A background check can reveal a number of things about a prospective employee. It can give you an overview of their criminal history, confirm whether or not their education and employment histories are accurate, and in some cases, inform you of what kind of driver they are.   Will the Employee Be Driving on the 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 »

Are You Sure Your Current Vendor Is Doing the Right Thing? You Can Trust in Chane

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Selecting a background check provider is an important decision. However, since there are so many providers out there, it can be difficult to choose the right one. After all, you want to make sure the background check company you go with is trustworthy, compliant, accurate and experienced. Chane Solutions is the ideal vendor for all Read more »