Diversity, integration, culture, ethnic, respect, differences

How Background Checks Can Improve Diversity & Inclusion

The landscape of American business continues to evolve, and whether you’re bringing your coffee to your small business on Main Street, or grabbing some Joe at the corporate cafeteria over on Wall Street, the topic of diversity and inclusion in the workplace has become an increasingly important one. To some, D & I may just […]

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HR’s Expanding Role – Contributing to the New Company Blueprint

It’s clear our workplaces have been thrown into uncharted territories in the past couple years, often filled with uncertainty, HR has become increasingly more important. Playing an integral part in managing human capital means they are in tune with both organizational, as well as employee needs; a list of needs which continues to grow as […]

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Resist Bargain-Basement Employment Screening!

The past couple years much has changed in regard to how we operate businesses and manage workforces. Companies were forced to implement unprecedented changes in order to survive. A shift to WFH (Work From Home) was one of the biggest adjustments made by businesses. As a result, better screening of new hires may be more […]

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Shame On You. Social Media Snooping On Job Applicants.

Recruiting new talent can be an arduous and expensive journey to find the best candidate for your company. Having a structured recruiting process in place, even if you’re a small company, can maximize your time, save money and reduce risk. One way to achieve the first two is by incorporating the use of social media. […]

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Money Down the Drain

Do you know what you’re paying for?  If you’re getting nickel and dimed on your employment screening, you should look for unnecessary searches, or if you don’t have that level of detail, just ask your vendor for a billing breakdown. Another thing you can do, is get a package price. However, make sure your vendor […]

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How to Avoid Losing Your Job While Trying to Hire

Hiring the best suited candidate for the position is the goal, but the steps you take to reach that goal matter. Companies who utilize hiring assessments, and view them as useful tools in their selection process, may in fact be using risky screening methods that can land them in hot water. Ensuring assessments are non-discriminatory […]