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Third-Party Screening of the Social Media Generation Is Still Crucial!

The world is on the brink of Generation Z entering the workforce and becoming productive members of society, and yet it feels like only yesterday that millennials were making their debut. Just like with millennials, Gen Z is expected to shake up company culture, so how can you anticipate and...

Every Successful Human Resource Manager Uses These 4 Tips!

As a Human Resource Manager for your company, you work with the "data of people"—but are you giving yourself the chance to focus on the individuals behind the numbers? The following tips will help you concentrate on seeing the big picture, engaging with employees, and humanizing your hiring...

Can Temporary Hires Positively Impact Your Company?

True or False: Temporary hires don’t work as hard as full-time employees.

False.

Your Easy Guide to the Managerial Role in Pre-Employment Screening

The Human Resources (HR) department wears a lot of hats: they handle disputes between employees, keep track of incident reports, wrangle paid time off, enforce regular evaluations, and, most importantly, help find the best employees for your business! As an HR manager, you’re in charge of all of...

Virtual Assistants: How to Vet a Remote Worker

As an entrepreneur, growing your business means hiring those who can help you thrive.  This can be expensive especially when you’re just starting.   Many companies will turn to contract work, specifically a virtual assistant.  A virtual assistant is someone who works remotely, often from their...

How Third Party Risk Management can Help Your Startup!

Since the recession career paths have veered off into a kind of wild west.  As the US put itself back together, people had to get creative with making ends meet, resulting in a lot of contracting and subcontracting jobs and another boom of small business startups.  Reshaping the landscape after...

What Hiring Managers Need to Know About Background Checks

You can't be too careful these days when it comes to hiring new employees. If you don't already have a good pre-employment background screening process in place, you're putting your company, other employees, and your customers at risk. 

As a hiring manager, you’re always busy. When you don't...

Retail Background Checks Protect Your Business

The retail industry has some unique aspects to consider when it comes to pre-employment screening.  It's a high turnover industry. Hourly store employees experience a turnover rate of about 65 percent. Seasonal employees, teenagers, or other part-timers can make it a revolving door of employees...

About Pre-Employment Screening for Temps and Contractors

Sometimes it is just easier and more cost-efficient to hire a temp.  If you have work that must be done now and doesn’t involve sensitive knowledge, a temp may be the right decision.  That said, your business is your home. You do not invite strangers into your familial home, and you should not...

All About Verification

Where did you work three jobs ago?  Is the company still in business?  Does the branch where you were employed still exist?  How quickly could you get your supervisor from that post on the phone?When you ask your HR department to verify these sort of facts for employment candidates, you are...

Hiring Tips for 2019

The hiring market is moving so fast that many HR departments may have difficulty keeping up.  Technology is shrinking our world and shortening our timelines, drastically changing the way that the best and brightest search for employment.  

If you aren't continually revamping your recruitment...

Employment Verification: More Than Dates of Employment

If we made horror movies about the things that make us weak in the knees on a day-to-day basis, there would be a blockbuster called Employment Verification Call. What can you say about this former employee? What will get you sued? Can you tell the truth? If so, how much of the truth can you tell?