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5 Pre-Employment Screening Practices to Challenge in 2019

Posted by Verified Credentials on Dec 31, 2018 6:53:00 AM
As an HR professional, you’re tasked with making sure every new employee is the right fit for your company. You need to verify that candidates will meet your company’s standards, which is why you conduct background checks. You may even perform recurring checks periodically to confirm that the employee still aligns with your company’s standards. While searches and verifications in your background check packages may remain fairly constant, new ways to manage background check processes can lead to areas of improvement. When was the last time you reevaluated the quality of your pre-employment screening processes?
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Topics: Background Checks, Candidate Self-Service, Efficiency, Employment Verifications

Speed and Timing Among Big Takeaways from National Study on Background Checks

Posted by Verified Credentials on Jul 27, 2018 6:23:00 AM
  How are you measuring up to other employers when it comes to your background checks? A new report from HR.com, which was commissioned by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), may give you a glimpse inside 2018 trends. “How Human Resource Professionals View the Usage and Effectiveness of Background Screening Methods” highlights results from a survey of over 2,000 human resources professionals. The report goes to show that most employers conduct background checks in some way, shape, or form. The practice is generally accepted as universal, but what’s included and what’s the value?
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Topics: Background Checks, Efficiency, Recurring Screening

4 Simple Ways to Speed Up Turnaround Times & Get Better Results

Posted by Verified Credentials on Jul 5, 2018 4:00:33 PM
  I’m sure we all can agree that in this job market, speed and efficiency in hiring are EVERYTHING. There are a lot of tasks that need to be completed and a lot of ways for said tasks to draw out the entire process. We know one of the most frustrating things is when your candidate gets stuck in limbo while waiting for their background check to complete. But there are some really simple ways that you can help speed up the process and get better information at the same time. Capturing complete and accurate information from candidates up front can be the deciding factor on the quality of your background report and how fast you get those results. You might be surprised that with little effort, you can help your background check company deliver better information faster. And who doesn’t want to cut turnaround times and potentially find more criminal records?
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Topics: Background Checks, Efficiency

4 Ways Companies Supercharge Their Background Screening Process

Posted by Verified Credentials on Apr 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM
There are only so many hours in a workday. When you spend so much time managing and reviewing background checks, it can seem like it’s taking over your hiring process. But it doesn’t have to be that hard. We see a number of companies doing background screening a faster, more productive way. Take a look at what some companies are doing to get on the road to hire after a quick screening pit stop:
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Topics: Efficiency, Background Checks, ATS Integration, Report Scoring, Candidate Self-Service