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 »

Screen Candidates and Protect Your Company’s Reputation

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You’ve probably heard a variety of statistics on the cost of a bad hire. There are many estimates, including a report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), noting that the price tag could be a quarter-million dollars or more.  As damaging as it is, this blow to your HR budget is only the tip of the iceberg. Lurking not far below the surface Read more »

What You Need to Know About Title VII As An Employer

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Prior to the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, an employer had the right to reject a job candidate because of their race, age, religion or gender. They could also turn down employees for promotions or pay them less. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed all of this.   If you’re an employer, 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 »

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 »

How to Choose the Right Background Screening Services for Different Job Types

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Running background checks on potential employees shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all process. Don’t let a shady background screening agency trick you into paying for services that don’t apply. Instead of wasting resources on unnecessary checks, managers can tailor the screening process to fit their needs. Here are some different types of background screening services and how Read more »