In light of the news that came out in April about the recently hired high school principal in Kansas whose education credentials had some discrepancies, we are reminded that resumes are frequently not honest, especially when it comes to education. According to Careerbuilder, 58% of resumes have less-than-truthful or
Background screening for pre-employment, tenants, business
Do you know how prevalent workplace theft, fraud and violence is? Check out these statistics:
75% of employees have stolen at least once from their employer and 37.5% have stolen more than once. Up to 7% of annual revenues are lost to theft or fraud. 33% of business bankruptcies have employee theft as a highly contributing factor. The median amount stolen is $175,000.
If your company is performing background checks on all new hires, good for you! Obviously you care about your business, your employees and your customers’ safety. However, if your Human Resources Department has been processing them the same way for years, it’s probably time to check and make sure that your system is up-to-date and compliant.
From building their own websites to recruiting and more, a lot of businesses are finding it is a time and money saver to bring some tasks in-house. If you are thinking about using an online DIY background screening site to handle your background screening, look at your options apples-to-apples. On the surface, the task of performing background screening
Just in case you missed it, a law passed in CA (AB 622) back in October of 2015 which prohibits the use of the E-Verify system that is administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigrations services until after an offer of employment has been made. If you haven’t reviewed your E-Verify usage policies in a while, now is definitely the time to be sure you are compliant.
The one basic question that most HR professionals ask when thinking about background screening is: “What should I include in my pre-employment background check?” Finding a perfect-fit screening package for your company’s individual needs may require a custom plan, but there are some constants that will help ensure that only the best applicants are considered for employment.
In the ever-changing background checking industry, the main focus should always be accuracy and compliance. Accuracy to be sure you are getting the information your company needs to make the right hiring decisions and compliance to reduce your risk of liability.
In recent news, the shooting spree carried out by an individual who was an Uber driver in Kalamazoo, Michigan has everyone reeling from shock. We all want to know how could this possibly happen, what’s wrong with Uber’s hiring practices?
As the focus has turned to regulatory oversight, compliance is the topic to pay attention to in 2016. With more and more class-action lawsuits and concerns over data breaches, it is imperative to get it right.
Ever since 9-11, the days of terror activity being confined to traditional hard targets like government buildings, mass transit and sites of political or cultural significance is over. In light of recent events, it is increasingly important to be more prepared