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5 Things Applicants Attempt To Hide In A Background Checks?

There are six words which most job applicants absolutely dread. These words are “subject to passing a background check.” For many applicants, this seemingly innocent phrase feels like a declaration that they won’t get hired. This is true especially for applicants who have a few kinks in their background. Most applicants think that the slightest […]

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US Employment Projections From Now To 2024 – Staffing Industry Trends

In December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) published a report called “Industry Employment and Output Projections to 2024.” This report is a must-read for every professional in the staffing industry. It is essential for understanding the key hiring trends which will unfold within the next decade (or, to be exact, the next […]

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7 Key Questions Which Staffing Fails To Ask Background Screening Companies

No organization intentionally contracts the wrong background screening company. Unfortunately, many do. And when this happens, they end up in complicated situations. Some get sued over sloppily conducted background checks – and pay millions in settlements. Others end up hiring the wrong people – and have to repeat the whole recruitment process. Some actually get […]

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EEOC Background Check Guidelines For Staffing & More

Over the last few years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been cracking the whip on employers over the use of criminal background checks during hiring. The agency’s enforcement efforts were kicked off in 2012 when it published its controversial Enforcement Guidance on Use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment (https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/guidance/upload/arrest_conviction.pdf). Since then, […]

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84% Of Organizations Use Social Media For Recruitment

Social media is playing an ever increasing role in the recruitment process. This is the major finding from the latest survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The survey report entitled “Using Social Media for Talent Acquisition—Recruitment and Screening” was released on January 7th, 2016. The goal of the survey was to […]

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6 Common Background Check Misconceptions About Staffing

Despite their importance in the employment background check screening process for industries like the staffing industry, background checks are often subject to myths and misconceptions. Some of the misconceptions are harbored by employees, while others are harbored by job seekers. Most are based on a basic misunderstanding about the nature, process or laws surrounding background […]

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8 Things To Consider When Looking For A Background Check Vendor

A background check is one of the most powerful measures available for screening potential or current employees for any staffing company. When used properly, it can enable an organization to hire or retain talented individuals who can give it a competitive edge. However, when carried out sloppily, background checks can become a liability to an […]

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The Importance of Background Checks and Screening For Medical Staff

There are many industries (such as the staffing industry) and jobs where background checks and screening are highly important for the services provided and the hiring of applicants. Childcare, government jobs, and adult care providers. We provide pre-employment background checks for these industries and many more. A field that is somewhat neglected when it comes […]