Background Checks: Reference Checks, Employment History, More
Research Candidates Online: Do You Research Prospective Employees?
The use of social and professional networking sites online to research and background check prospective employees and employees is increasing. So is the use of search engines such as Google. And employers are making hiring decisions based on the information they find. Is this right? Or, is the practice discriminatory and unethical. Do you...
Background checks are a critical component in hiring. When it comes to your business, you cannot afford to make a poor hiring decision. In fact, for most businesses, one bad hire can make the difference between success and failure. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 30% of small business failure is caused by employee theft. Effective...
Do you spend time and energy on reference checking? I hope so. Reference checking is the key background check you need to do before hiring an employee. Don't be surprised later. Find out more.
Manage Social Media Job References
Using social media for background checking and job references is tricky territory. As an employer, make sure you know what you can expect to find and how to use social media appropriately and in a non-discriminatory manner.
Do You Know Who You’re Hiring?
Think resume checking and candidate background checking is a poor use of your time? Think again. During times of economic challenge, checking the background and credentials of your potential employee becomes even more important. Fraud is rampant. Job searchers are desperate. Employers are being duped. Why not find out those less than stellar...
Honor the Social Media Privacy of Job Searchers
Background checks for prospective employees is a critical step in recruitment as is checking social media websites to confirm your good choices in hires. But, asking for passwords to do background checks in private social media sites is over the top. Find out more.