Help for Essential Worker Hiring

Background checks are crucial when hiring, even during a Pandemic, but first you need to find your candidates!  LinkedIn is contributing to this effort by offering free recruitment tools for the next 3 months to those searching for new hires & volunteers!  You can also do some things to speed up your background checks.  For […]

Faster Backgrounds = Faster Hiring

While healthcare workers and other essential employees are taking care of our families, co-workers and friends during this pandemic, some employers are quickly innovating their processes to get new employees hired faster.  Walmart announced it is hiring associates in as little as 24 hours.  (See article below.) The Swailes Backgrounds team is also partnering with […]

Slow Background Check

The Race is On!

Is this your background check vendor’s logo?  Some Houston background check vendors take forever to complete a background check, while others give the all-too-suspicious “clear record” almost immediately.  Houston area HR leaders have told us about previously losing a key applicant due to snail-like vendor performance. We’ve also heard stories about the quick turnaround, which […]