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Why Should You Search Every Source When Screening Potential Applicants

Did you ever wonder why you need to research more than one source when screening a potential applicant? When you want to get a complete picture of the applicants seeking to join your company, it is essential to screen their past experiences thoroughly. This process involves reviewing references...

How Can You Tell If That Degree Is Real? Investigate Education Claims Thoroughly!

Education verification may only rarely reveal fraud, but it used to be a reasonably quick process by comparison with more recent developments. Reaching out to a fully accredited, brick-and-mortar higher education institution was the norm. Additionally, they typically retained long-term records...

What Are the Challenges of Education Verification in the Age of Online Colleges?

As you've probably already experienced, the process for verifying an online college is a cumbersome one. When full of potential dead ends where it may be impossible to verify the employee's experience thoroughly. Here are some of the other challenges you might encounter and options to solve...

How Changes in the Labor Industry Are Shaking up Human Resources and Hiring

Varying trends in employment continue to evolve within the United States rapidly. Lower levels of unemployment, outsourcing of work to other countries, and steadily increasing social acceptability of marijuana use lead to background screening and drug tests making headlines! Today we're going to...

Using a Third-Party Screening Service for Background Checks Can Save Thousands

Running a business can put things into perspective in terms of cost—especially when it comes to hiring. We at CNet technologies pose this hypothesis: big or small, a bad employee costs your company. Ultimately, it's far more than what you spend on screening and running a background check on any...

Adverse Action and Background Checks: Using Third-Party Screening Can Help

Background checks are a great tool in the hiring process: everything from identity and work verification to credit and criminal history can be found on a background check. While they can often be a mere formality in the hiring process for the perfect candidate, sometimes a background check will...

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...

Third-Party Screening Is Essential for Legal, Efficient Background Checks

The Dangers of Improper Background Screening

This month in Background Screening in the News, we have a bit of a somber topic to cover regarding background checks. Two different cases of this crucial screening process had surprising and disastrous consequences. At the beginning of June, we...

The Changing Landscape of Drug Testing—and How Employers Can Adapt

When you look at your workforce, what do you see? Pretend you’re a time traveler from only as far back as the 1950s, when "customer service" began to boom; you may not even understand how the people you see (or don’t see) work with each other to get the job done! The digital age has changed how...

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...

Three Essential Pre-Screening Techniques for Finding Long-Term Employees

Running a business with constant turnover can be stressful—it decreases productivity and puts unnecessary strain on your current employees. Sometimes this turnover can be due to company culture, workload expectations, or training techniques, but often the issue is that you’ve hired the wrong...

Can Temporary Hires Positively Impact Your Company?

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

False.