How Can You Confirm Your Candidate Has a History of Personal Integrity?

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Billionaire business mogul Warren Buffett had this to say about the importance of hiring candidates who show integrity: “Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. Read more »

Should You Be Rescreening Your Seasonal Employee?

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Rehiring seasonal workers generally makes solid business sense. You already know them – and they know you. They’ve performed well for you in the past, or you wouldn’t even be thinking of bringing them back. So, why bother with the time and expense of rescreening them before they start?  A Corner You Can’t Afford to 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 »

What Percentage of Candidates Lie on Resumes?

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“Truth builds trust.”   Speaking of truth – truer words were never spoken, in this case, by motivational and customer service expert Marilyn Suttle. And, nowhere is trust more important than in your relationships with job candidates and employees. So, it may shock you to hear that up to 85 percent of job seekers lie on their resumes – or 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 »

3 Reasons a Background Check Can Be Delayed

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The average candidate background checks take anywhere from one to five business days.  Generally, anything beyond this time can be considered a delay, which can be costly, especially if hiring needs to be done within a set timeframe.  But inevitably, there are unforeseen delays, for a number of reasons. Among the most common are:    Court Clerk Delays Read more »

How Have New Marijuana Laws Changed the Drug Screening Process?

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Marijuana is now legal in some form in more than 30 states. As an employer in today’s constantly changing legal landscape, you have to be especially conscientious in upholding your zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy – balancing compliance with a safe work environment and protecting your employees’ rights. It can be especially challenging if you have offices Read more »

Interview Tips: Gauging a Candidate’s Nerves

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Virtually every candidate is nervous at a job interview. Nerves typically signify that a person really wants the position – and they don’t accurately reflect their personality, skills, or strengths. But if those jitters become unmanageable, the candidate won’t perform well or feel confident in conveying their qualifications to you. When all is said and Read more »

Warnings For Using Social Media As Your Background Check Tool

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These days, just about everyone is on social media. Whether a person has an account on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or another platform, it can be easy to learn about them by simply viewing their social media profile.   However, be careful when using social media as your background check tool, as it can lead to several legal issues. Below, Read more »