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 »

Why You Should Consider Pre-Employment Background Checks

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In an increasingly competitive business world, success and failure depend on the quality of your team. Since a single bad hire can cost your company thousands of dollars, it’s important to do everything possible to weed out the poor performers. Here’s why you should consider adding comprehensive background checks to your recruitment process. Pre-employment background Read more »

How to Address Your Criminal Background in an Interview

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If you’re worried about how your criminal record will affect your job search, you’re not alone. Some estimates put the number of Americans with some form of criminal record at around 30%. To put that in perspective, only 40% of Americans have completed college. Though criminal charges are nearly as common as college diplomas, employers Read more »

How to Evaluate Applicants with a Criminal Background

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Should you hire someone with a criminal record? This question has haunted business owners since the dawn of record keeping. Many people’s gut reaction – one that society occasionally encourages – is to automatically eliminate candidates with a black mark on their record. On the other hand, taking a hard stance on criminal records could Read more »