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High Times In Hiring?

As an employer, there are more factors to consider today regarding pre-employment drug testing than there have been in the past. While some companies are still mandated to test applicants, or are content to continue with their current policies, some businesses have decided to modify or forgo substance screening altogether. In order to decide how […]

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Resist Bargain-Basement Background Checks!

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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Want to Find A Better Candidate? Ask Better Questions

You’ve found a great candidate on paper and maybe even had a brief phone conversation. Now it’s time for the face to face, or screen to screen, and you’re wishing you had some better quality interview questions. Sure what you have will work, if you’re goal is to hear the sound of this applicant’s voice. […]

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What’s The Hold Up On Your Background Check? We’ll Tell You

One of the most frequently asked questions businesses have when it comes to background checks is, “How long will they take?” The answer is; it depends on a number of factors. And being aware of them helps a hiring employer have more realistic expectations when it comes to turnaround times. If your vendor hasn’t already […]

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Speed Bumps In Your Backgrounds?

While our last post was geared towards helping you design role-specific background checks, here we thought we’d share what can create speed bumps for your background check program. Some slow-downs are unavoidable; however, many have work-around solutions that a knowledgeable background check vendor should have on hand. Here are a few explanations for slow turn-around […]