2021 Hiring Resolution #1: Resist Bargain-Basement Background Checks!

This past year 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 important […]


Seasonal Hires – Naughty or Nice?

The holidays are right around the corner and seasonal hiring is increasing. Temporary workers are being brought on board to fulfill the increase in work demand. Unfortunately many places of business fail to perform background checks. Forgoing this step may save some time, but it could end up costing your business. Screening temporary workers is […]


How A Background Check Program Will Protect What You’re Building

Having a solid background check program in place is one of the ways you can protect your business. It’s also one of the most cost-effective. When starting a company, little thought is given to pre-employment screening (unless you’re us), but it’s actually a relatively inexpensive means of protection when you’re growing.  Knowing who you are […]


Do Small Businesses Need Background Checks?

As a small business you might wonder if background checks are all that important. Often a small business may consist of a few family members or a couple of close friends. If this is the case, and you know all of the employees through and through, then maybe spending money on background checks isn’t all […]


Don’t Rush The Process – The Right Candidate Is Worth The Wait

You believe you’ve finally found your star candidate for the job. It took a while, but it was well worth the wait. The candidate seems like the perfect fit and now you just need to get them down the final stretch. As you’re finalizing their background/reference checks, the candidate lets you know they’ve received another […]


Getting Down To The Nitty Gritty

Recently we’ve discussed the importance of soft skills, how new hires fit your brand and recruiting for requirements versus roles, but what about resilience? Does that candidate have what it takes? Employee resilience isn’t a new concept, but it is now more important than ever to a company’s success. This concept is generally defined as […]