Background screening for pre-employment, tenants, business
As a manager, you probably do performance reviews for the people that report to you, but it’s not just the rank and file that get performance reviews. Your boss reviews you too! As the time for your review rolls around, are you looking forward to the opportunity or dreading it?
No matter what your politics are, most people will agree that there is an Us vs Them attitude invading our lives. The news is full of stories that show lack of cooperation, unaccountability, trust issues and poor communication. This attitude is repeatedly permeating our personal interactions and, in many companies, our workplace.
Employers desire high-potential talent. And while you would think that high performance employees will have high potential, that is not always the case. There is an important distinction between performance and potential and not always easy to recognize until you have been observing the employee in action over time.
Meetings can be creative and motivating or they can be time wasters that the whole team dreads. It is a skill to run a meeting that is actually productive and efficient. Although some people are more naturally talented to conduct great meetings, it is a skill that can be learned.
Why can’t everyone just show up on time, do their work and get along? Business owners wish for this with all their hearts! The focus should be on growing the business and bringing in profits. No one wants to deal with the uncomfortable issues that consistently occur whenever you have more than one person working for you! However, human nature being what it is, it’s unlikely that any business will hum along without HR challenges
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), more than 70% of people with a substance abuse problem do manage to be employed and the problems they cause cost employers upwards of $81 Billion each year! This means that as an employer, your company could take a monetary hit
The first day on the job will stick with your new employee throughout their time in your company. You want your new employee’s impression to be that they have made a great decision to work for your company and be excited to join your team.
With such low unemployment, the power has shifted. Remember the days when the employer had the upper hand? They could afford to ignore their job candidates, string them along and ultimately reject them without a care.
The first basic question that most HR professionals ask when thinking about background screening is: “Why should I use employment screening services? If I decide to use these services, which background checks should I get?” Finding a perfect-fit screening package for your company’s individual needs
Whether your company is large or small, hiring the right candidate makes a big difference to your bottom line by affecting profits, growth, customer satisfaction, safety, employee retention, work processes, and legal compliance. Using professional employment screening services is the first step in the right direction.