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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...

To Outsource or Not to Outsource? Pros & Cons of Third-Party Screening

Outsourcing your pre-employment screening can take a lot of responsibility and liability off your plate. Third-party screening can assure that the information you receive on your candidates is obtained legally, and lowers the risk of exposing you to sensitive information about potential...

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...

The Risks of Social Media Background Screening

Background screening is an expectation of anyone who is looking for employment.  You know that part of your hiring or onboarding process will include your signature on multiple forms which allow your employer to dig around in your recorded history for any red flags.  Potential employees sign...

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...

Why CTrack Is the Best Solution to Keep Your Company Compliant

When screening potential new employees or vendor partners, you need a central place to keep track of everyone--whether you partner with them or not. You also need a secure solution to monitor and protect private data and sensitive documents.

How to Use Motor Vehicle Reports for Pre-Employment Screening

If you hire employees to operate company vehicles, you want to be as certain as possible that your incoming hires are safe and responsible behind the wheel.  While there are methods of verifying employee driving records that may help the employer save money, they aren’t necessarily legal....

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...

Hiring Great Employees Begins With the Candidate Pool

A Better Way

Imagine two rooms, one that has 1,000 job candidates and the other that has 100. Now imagine a game where the object is to be the first person to find three candidates who have earned a college degree. Do you want to be the person searching the room with 1,000 people or 100?

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...