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Category Archives: Background Verification

Negligent Hiring – The Million Dollar Mistake 2020

In order to avoid negligent hiring or retention situations, consider a few basic best practices: Ensure the due diligence is equivalent with the risk – Not all positions provide the same level of access to people, facilities, and systems. The depth of the background check should be commensurate with the risk. The likelihood that your […]

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Background Screening Developing a Privacy Program 2020

Following are some basic Background Screening recommendations to consider when developing a privacy program: Define Company Culture: Company culture sets the tone of an organization and is the foundation for all components of internal control and structure. Company culture includes the integrity, ethical values, and competence of the entity’s people; management philosophy; and, operating style. […]

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Re-Screening Current Employees 2020

Re-Screening Current Employees in the lingering impact of the global recession coupled with a reported lack of qualified talent have led many employers to seek out non-traditional approaches to managing talent, like asking current employees to take on additional responsibilities, sourcing employees with foreign backgrounds, and looking to contingent workers to take on business-critical duties. […]

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Online Background Checks Considering “Do-It-Yourself” 2020

While seemingly simple and affordable, such services present potential risks that could pose a threat to a businesses’ brand. Here’s a brief list of considerations that could serve as a litmus test as to whether a DIY background check service or a more-conventional Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA) is the best choice for you. Will the […]

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Employment Verification: A Crucial Check 2020

Looking into a candidate’s Employment Verification past work history can reveal insight into their job stability and loyalty to an employer. Employers should compare what a candidate claims on their resume with the actual information reported by a background screening company. Employment Verification can confirm: Job start and end dates Titles held Salary Job duties […]

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Background Check Policy 6 Questions to Ask When Building One

Many employers struggle with determining if they’re at a stage where they really need to have a formal Background Check Policy around employment background checks. The reality is that most employers, regardless of size or industry, should likely have some sort of policy in place. That’s because, no matter what type of employer you are, […]

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Hiring Manager Interviewer Fails and How to Fix Them 2020

Your Hiring Manager has scoured scores of resumes to find the perfect candidate, phone screened and met in person the best of the lot, and now all that’s left is to bring the most qualified job seekers in for an interview with you, the hiring manager. You can almost see the finish line and look […]

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