Common-Background-Check-Questions

The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Background Checks

What is actually included in a pre-employment background check? A pre-employment background check is an essential piece of the hiring process. Most background checks will verify identity, criminal history, education, previous employment, professional licenses and/or certifications. Depending on the position being applied for additional searches may be included like sex offender status, driving record (MVR), […]

Seasonal-Worker-Risk

How Safe Is It To Hire Gig Workers For The Holidays?

What is the gig economy? The gig economy is a segment of the workforce comprised of individuals earning income by providing on-demand work, services or goods. Some examples would be contract, temporary, freelance and seasonal workers. They often utilize a digital platform or website in order to market their services and find clients. This is […]

Hybrid-Work-Model

Are Your Background Checks Addressing Hybrid Work Models And Other Structural Changes?

How can today’s hybrid and other evolving work models impact your current employment screening process?  Whether you’re currently hiring new people, or simply redesigning flexible work arrangements to accommodate current employees, it’s good to be knowledgeable about the different hybrid and other evolving work models out there. It’s also important to be aware of the […]

Candidates-Ghosting-HR

Don’t Be Scared This Halloween! Here’s How To Prevent Candidates From ‘Ghosting’ You Throughout The Year

During the hiring process the term “ghosting” refers to severing all communication with someone without any explanation or warning, according SHRM. Both the hiring employer as well as the candidate can be guilty of this harmful, and often regrettable, practice. It seems employers have been ghosting job applicants and candidates for years.  According to a […]

Role-Specific-Background-Checks

Do Different Jobs Need Different Background Checks?

When companies are looking to hire, they typically start with the job description and the specific qualifications and traits they believe will be best suited for the position. However, many hiring employers don’t stop to consider what might be even more important, which is how sensitive is the specific position. Different placements within an organization […]