Updating Your Employee Handbook to Stay Compliant

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Every workplace needs an employee handbook. Though these vital documents provide a convenient reference manual for your employees, their use goes far beyond training. In fact, a well-written policy manual can protect you and your business from many legal woes. That being said, the legal landscape changes constantly. Does your employee handbook do the same? Read more »

A Job Applicant’s Background Check Shows a Criminal Record. What Should You Do?

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Background screening is one of the most important parts of the hiring process. Without transparency, there can be no trust, and background checks give a clear view of an applicant’s past. What happens, however, when that past isn’t everything you want it to be? What do you do about a promising candidate with a criminal Read more »

Here’s Why Using a Background Screening Agency Is in Your Best Interest

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Before you take on a new employee, you want to know as much about them as possible. After all, a good hiring decision has to be based on complete information. Though an application and an interview can give you a decent outline of a candidate’s abilities and character, only a background check can provide the Read more »

Streamlining Your Background Screening Process

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If there is one lesson business owners can learn from professional athletes, it’s this: every ounce counts. Just like runners cut every bit of unnecessary weight from their clothes, their gear, and even their bodies, business managers have to trim the fat from inefficient processes; if they can’t do so, their competitors will pull ahead. Read more »

What Can Cause Delays in the Background Screening Process?

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The hiring process, as a whole, can get complicated and lengthy for managers. For this reason, simplifying every part of the procedure is crucial. Since delayed background screening results can slow your hiring decision, it is important to understand some of the most frequent causes of these delays. Inaccurate applications The most common cause of Read more »

Why Your Company’s Insurance Needs to Cover Background Checks

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When news and social media are publicizing one frivolous lawsuit after another, it’s reasonable for businesses to be concerned about their legal standing.  Though background checks are vital to every business,  there are times that the screening process could result in legal complications. Fortunately, a good insurance policy should protect you in many ways. Here’s Read more »

Why Bright-Line Background Check Policies Don’t Work

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As published to People 2.0’s blog: Since a background check can be one of the most revealing factors in the hiring process, the results deserve to be weighed carefully. The current legal landscape, however, is forcing business owners to reconsider so-called “bright-line” background check policies. How could inappropriate use of background checks land your business Read more »

A 30,000-foot View of Staying Compliant During Pre-Employment Background Screening

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As published to People 2.0’s blog: Ninety-six percent of organizations conduct some type of background check as part of the hiring process, according to a recent survey. The most popular reason given for doing so? Public safety. In a culture where unexpected violence and betrayal grows, employee and client protection are of rising importance. Ironically Read more »

Chane Solutions Partners With People 2.0 as Preferred Supplier for Employment Screening Services

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EXTON, PA (June 5, 2017) — After careful examination, People 2.0 has made the decision to establish a trusted partnership with Chane Solutions as a Preferred Supplier for employment screening services. Chane Solutions is a nationwide technology leader in employment background screening and drug testing services that offers People 2.0 Affiliates a fully comprehensive and Read more »