1. What To Do When You Catch A Job Applicant In A Lie

    No one likes a liar. Liars leave a bad taste in your mouth akin to cough medicine — it’s smooth going down until you take a breath and then it’s not so pleasant. You tell your kids not to lie, not to cry wolf, because if they do, no one will believe them — and if they lie enough, sometimes n…Read More

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    5 Things To Keep In Mind About Application Tracker Systems

    More and more businesses of all sizes are turning to application tracker systems (ATS) for a number of reasons. Whether you’re an employer or a job seeker, here are five things you should know about these systems. What Is An Application Tracker System? This system is a way of automating and tracki…Read More

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    5 Things You Can Learn About Someone From A Background Screening

    Hiring a candidate for an open position without conducting the necessary background screening is not a good idea. All you really know about this individual is what they’ve shared with you through their resume and what they’ve told you during the interview. This really isn’t enough. What can yo…Read More

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    How To Choose The Best Candidate For Your Position

    Your business is growing! This is great news, and something every business wants, right? Now you have to find the perfect candidates to fill all those new job positions you’ve created. Or perhaps someone is leaving your company and you have to find a replacement quickly to fill those shoes. If it…Read More

  5. What Do Employment Background Check Companies Do?

    Have you ever wondered what employment background check companies do? If you’re a small business owner or a hiring manager, you might be surprised at how many important tasks this type of company can handle for you, freeing you up to focus on other essential undertakings. Read on to learn about th…Read More

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    New Year’s Resolution: Explore New Background Screening Options

    2019 is finally here, and that means millions of people will be making resolutions to last throughout the entire year. While resolutions are often considered to be goals that affect a person’s individual actions, every business owner or hiring manager should also join in on the fun. As everyone is…Read More

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    Overhauling Your Hiring Process in 2019

    When a new year arrives, it's the perfect time for your business to look back at what has worked, what hasn't, and then move forward with improvements. There is very little doubt that you have a long list of items to put on your to-do list for 2019, but what we're going to focus on today is your hir…Read More

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    The Necessity of Background Screening in the Healthcare Industry

    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…Read More

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    For the New Year, Tackle These Company Culture Questions

    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. This is a subject that is perfect for tack…Read More

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    “Ghosting” in the Marijuana Industry

    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 aga…Read More

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

    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,…Read More

  12. December is the Perfect Time to Organize Your Hiring Practices

    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 righ…Read More