Background Screening Blog

The Perks of Integrating Background Checks with Your Applicant Tracking System

Posted by Verified Credentials on May 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Let’s take a quick count – how many individual login pages do you visit on a frequent basis at work? On top of your organization’s internal systems, you may have a wide range of platforms specific to your HR role including payroll applications, background check dashboards, employee benefits systems, and more. This can result in feeling of disjointed hiring, onboarding, and employee maintenance workflows – not to mention so many open browser windows. But many organizations have already figured out there are ways to simplify some of these with single sign-on solutions through integrations. One common way this is done is through integrating background checks with your ATS.
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Topics: ATS Integration, Efficiency, Employment Background Checks, Candidate Experience

What's to Love about a Background Screening Company with In-House Operations?

Posted by Verified Credentials on Feb 15, 2019 12:54:30 PM
At Verified Credentials, we have all departments housed under one roof. Everyone working together in the same place means we can walk down the hall to discuss solutions for our clients in person. With internal teams, what you get is: Quicker decisions from real-time, in-person meetings, and no lag times to schedule conferences with off-site locations in other time zones to get the job done. Overall synchronicity of service with better training and consistent processes, avoiding disjointed programs or operations that could cause errors or quality issues. Better relationships with people who know you and your business well, avoiding confusion for candidates and your staff.
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Topics: Employment Background Checks, Candidate Experience, Technology

10 Tips to Survive Finding A New Background Screening Vendor

Posted by Verified Credentials on Nov 26, 2018 7:48:00 AM
With a new year approaching, you may be thinking about changing what may not be working, from recruiting strategies to outsourced human resource functions. When frustrations with your background screening process occur, it may leave you thinking, “There has to be a better way.” You want to identify a company that operates with transparency, invests time to build your relationship, and delivers the service and support needed for a successful process. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to sort through the different facts and features for an honest-to-goodness comparison. We’ve identified a few tips to help you size up your options if you’re looking for a new background screening company for 2019:
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Topics: Employment Background Checks, Candidate Experience, Employment Verifications, Academic Verifications

7 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience, Including Background Checks

Posted by Verified Credentials on May 24, 2018 12:58:30 PM
    The candidate experience starts with their first point of contact with your company. But why does candidate experience matter so much? According to a research report by Brandon Hall Group, companies that invest in a strong candidate experience improve their quality of hires by 70%. Every touchpoint that candidates have with your company matters. Let’s take a look at meaningful ways you can improve candidate experience:
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Topics: Employment Background Checks, Candidate Self-Service, Candidate Experience