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What makes a company a great place to work?

What makes a company a great place to work?

In this infographic, we look at what it means to be one of the best workplaces in the United States. By parsing the most recent edition of Fortune’s “100 B

Personal Ties to Job Applicants May Cloud Judgment When Reviewing Background Check Results Blog Post

Personal Ties to Job Applicants May Cloud Judgment When Reviewing Background Check Results

In the past three years, three high-level new hires connected with Richmond, Ga. Chief Administrative Officer Byron Marshall have departed amid contro...

Screening Agencies Remind Businesses to Check Their Summer Hires Blog Post

Screening Agencies Remind Businesses to Check Their Summer Hires

When summer comes around, many young adults seek employment to fill their summers and save money for college that will start up again in the fall.  Th...

Are You Not Getting Hired? It Could Be Your Background Blog Post

Are You Not Getting Hired? It Could Be Your Background

It is a tough time to be looking for a job, but it can be even tougher when you have all of the experience, a perfect resume and you are still getting...

Seasonal Hiring: What Employers Should Know Blog Post

Seasonal Hiring: What Employers Should Know

For businesses across many industries, the holiday season is the single biggest source of sustained revenue each year. With rising demand from buyers,...

Employment History Blog Post

Employment History

If you are applying for a job, chances are that you will need to disclose at least some details about your employment history. Most employers have a “...

Don't Overlook the Importance of Screening During the Seasonal Hiring Rush Blog Post

Don't Overlook the Importance of Screening During the Seasonal Hiring Rush

The last few months of every year are often a whirlwind. With several significant holidays clustered tightly together and a shopping season that seems...

How Do I Know If I Passed or Failed an Employer Background Check? Blog Post

How Do I Know If I Passed or Failed an Employer Background Check?

“How do I know if I passed my background check?” and “How do you know if you failed an employer background check?” are among the most common questions...

Why Employee Background Checks Are Vital for Airlines Blog Post

Why Employee Background Checks Are Vital for Airlines

Each day, the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Organization services 44,000 flights and 2.7 million passengers. Commercial aviation is a ...

HR Tools That Help Protect Employers and Employees Blog Post

HR Tools That Help Protect Employers and Employees

As the job market has evolved, it has become more complicated for employers and employees to protect themselves, preserve their rights, and maintain p...

No Background Check Jobs: Finding Jobs Where a Background Check May Not Be Required Blog Post

No Background Check Jobs: Finding Jobs Where a Background Check May Not Be Required

Missing out on job opportunities because of a criminal record is a frustrating experience and may have you looking for no background check jobs. Here’...

Embracing the Remote Worker Blog Post

Embracing the Remote Worker

Is remote work the future? It could be, for a long list of reasons ranging from job seeker expectations to real estate costs. The rise of the gig econ...

The Diversification and Improvement of Benefits Packages Blog Post

The Diversification and Improvement of Benefits Packages

Spurred by the low unemployment rate and fierce competition for top talent, employers are striving to stand out from the crowd through their benefits ...

The Drive to Improve the Candidate Recruiting and Onboarding Experience Blog Post

The Drive to Improve the Candidate Recruiting and Onboarding Experience

The job market is changing, and with it, candidate recruiting. Unemployment rates are low, which has led to a job seeker’s market. The gig economy is ...

The Competition for Talent Blog Post

The Competition for Talent

The United States unemployment rate, as for March 2019, was tracking at 3.8 percent. For comparison’s sake, the unemployment rate at the peak of the r...

What makes a company a great place to work? Blog Post

What makes a company a great place to work?

In this infographic, we look at what it means to be one of the best workplaces in the United States. By parsing the most recent edition of Fortune’s “...

How Do Employment History Checks Work? Blog Post

How Do Employment History Checks Work?

There is a reason that work history makes up the bulk of a resume. When considering a candidate for a vacant position, most employers will look for pe...

More Employers Plan to Implement Continuous Background Checks for Safety Blog Post

More Employers Plan to Implement Continuous Background Checks for Safety

Even with the nascent ban the box movement limiting some employers’ ability to ask about an applicant's criminal history early in the hiring process, ...

Understanding Employee Theft and How to Stop It Blog Post

Understanding Employee Theft and How to Stop It

According to a study conducted by insurance provider Hiscox, United States businesses victimized by employee theft in 2016 lost an average of $1.13 mi...

How To Check Employment History and Uncover the Top 7 Resume Lies Blog Post

How To Check Employment History and Uncover the Top 7 Resume Lies

Did you know that 53 percent of resumes or job applications contain outright lies, according to research conducted by The Society of Human Resource Ma...

Avoid Poor Performers in the Work Environment Starting from the Hiring Process Blog Post

Avoid Poor Performers in the Work Environment Starting from the Hiring Process

A recent report released by Robert Half Internationals says C-level managers spend one day per week managing poor performers. The study surveyed a num...

Employee Fraud Becomes an Added Concern for Today’s Small Businesses Blog Post

Employee Fraud Becomes an Added Concern for Today’s Small Businesses

As if the slow economy wasn’t already enough for small business to deal with, they now have to keep a closer watch over their employees.  According to...