The Necessity of Background Screening in the Healthcare Industry

by NationSearch Information on January 15, 2019

The healthcare industry is responsible for a lot of personal information concerning millions of people across the planet. In addition to the basic stuff that many companies have on file, such as contact information and possibly credit card info, they also - quite obviously - have all of your medical records.

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Topics: healthcare industry, hiring a new employee

For the New Year, Tackle These Company Culture Questions

by NationSearch Information on January 7, 2019

In recent years, the concept of company culture has come to the forefront of how businesses are conducting themselves. You might not realize it, but everything you do influences your company’s personal and professional culture in some way, shape, or form.

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Topics: 2019, finding success, Helpful HR Resources

Why Christmas Vacation’s Cousin Eddie Wouldn’t Get the Job

by NationSearch Information on December 18, 2018

There's certainly a lot to love about Chevy Chase's tour de force known as National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. For many families across the nation and even around the world, it has become one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time. And what’s not to love? The movie has family outings, a Christmas tree, the spirit of giving, an incredible sledding experience, and so much more.

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Topics: small business, Hiring, hiring managers, Holiday Time

December is the Perfect Time to Organize Your Hiring Practices

by NationSearch Information on December 18, 2018

As another year comes to a close, many of us are enjoying the holidays, prepping for an influx of last-minute shoppers, and just enjoying this festive season. But, as a business, you still have plenty of behind-the-scenes tasks that must be done, especially if you want to start the new year off right.

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Topics: small business, Helpful HR Resources, Hiring, 2019, hiring managers

"Ghosting" in the Marijuana Industry

by NationSearch Information on January 4, 2019

Ask any employer, and even many employees, and they'll tell you: “ghosting” is one of the most annoying things that can occur in business. We're sure you're aware of this term, but if not, this is when an employee simply stops showing up to work with no notification and then never comes back again.

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Topics: small business, Helpful HR Resources, seasonal hires, marijuana industry, Hiring

Best Techniques to Handle Holidays and Vacation Time

by NationSearch Information on November 20, 2018

Holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy the company of family and friends. They're also a fantastic excuse to go on that long-awaited vacation that you've been dreaming about or to simply take a few days off to relax and enjoy yourself. After all, you’ve worked hard all year long and have definitely earned some R&R!

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Topics: small business, Helpful HR Resources, Holiday Time

Forget Applying for a Job This Month - Tighten Up Your Resume Instead!

by NationSearch Information on November 20, 2018

While this is the time of year when plenty of companies will offer seasonal work, the truth is that many of them will hold off on hiring for their regular positions until after the holidays and the start of the new year. This means that the chances of finding a permanent job over the holidays are slim at best.

This is not the time to sit around and mope, however. Now is your opportunity to concentrate on your resume and strengthen it up so that when they do start hiring again, you'll already be a step ahead. We don't want you to be going it alone, of course, so we've compiled a few quick resume tips that will help make it something really special.

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Topics: how to get hired, kickstart a new career, finding success

Tips to Help You Manage Seasonal Hires

by NationSearch Information on November 15, 2018

The holidays have arrived, which means that millions of people will soon be piling into brick-and-mortar stores, while at the same time millions more will push online networks to the brink of their capabilities. No matter how big or how small your business may be, we bet you're doing something to take advantage of the situation.


With this added influx of customers, there's a very good chance that you'll need some extra help to take on the workload over the holidays. If that’s the case, here are some tips to help you manage your seasonal employees through this often chaotic (yet wonderful) time of the year:

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Topics: seasonal hires, how to manage seasonal hires

Giving Offenders a Second Chance

by NationSearch Information on October 30, 2018

A central role of any business owner or hiring manager is to always consider the safety of your employees, especially when bringing on someone new. This is why millions of businesses conduct background checks for criminal records so they have a more holistic understanding of the person they’re considering hiring.

 

But, should a person's criminal record be a reason for not hiring them every single time? We have provided several case studies on our site to illustrate what could happen if you don't do your due diligence, but we also believe in giving someone a second chance. You simply need to know where your business is willing to draw the line.

 

To help you out a bit, here are some questions to either ask yourself or the potential employee when something shows up on their criminal background check.

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Topics: criminal offender

Drug and Alcohol Verification in the Transportation Industry

by NationSearch Information on November 8, 2018

Whether on or off the clock, not only can the abuse of alcohol and illegal drugs by your employees be detrimental to the business as a whole, but could also endanger the safety of other employees, your business’ customers, and the general public.

 

This is especially true if your business is in the transportation industry. The last thing you want is for an employee’s ability to drive a company vehicle to be impaired by a mind-altering substance. Therefore, we thought it’d be a good idea to go over a few simple reasons why enlisting the assistance of a seasoned background search company for driver employment and drug/alcohol incident reporting is not only a good idea but is an absolute must in the transportation industry.

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Topics: drug verification transportation industry, alcohol verification transportation industry, drug and alcohol verification