Background Screening Blog

Hiring with Limited Resources: How an Applicant Tracking System Helps

Posted by Verified Credentials on Aug 21, 2020 11:07:28 AM
Do we become more creative with limited resources? A sign of true efficiency is the ability to do more with less. Maybe you need to keep pace with hiring waves. Others in human resources may have their sights set on automating more hiring tasks. Right now, some may be hiring with less staff to get it done. Those constraints may force you to get creative with your hiring workflows.
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Topics: ATS Integration, Efficiency, Employment Background Checks, Candidate Experience, Technology, Company Culture

Do More with Less: 7 Ways to Automate Hiring and Background Checks

Posted by Verified Credentials on Jul 10, 2020 1:13:16 PM
Hiring volumes shift up and down, and sometimes in the upswing, you are left working with fewer resources. It might seem like maintaining your high standards is impossible when your average resources per candidate go down. Still, there are smart ways you can stabilize your hiring experience when you are feeling a pinch. Let’s take a look at seven principles you might apply when you need to do more with less.
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Topics: ATS Integration, Report Scoring, Efficiency, Employment Background Checks, Technology

Remote Control 101: How Employers Are Hiring Remotely

Posted by Verified Credentials on Mar 27, 2020 3:44:27 PM
Are you considering making the jump to remote teams? Maybe you have already have teleworkers on your team. Companies are showing their strength and versatility with the use of technology to meet their goals in daily operations, hiring, and prospecting with potential clients. Regardless of the industry, there are many opportunities for employers to embrace remote employees and the flexibility that comes with these roles. For hiring managers, remote positions also raise questions about the hiring processes and structure for hiring managers to create more efficient workflows.  
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Topics: Employment Background Checks, Technology

New Report Reveals 5 Keys to Efficient Pre-Hire Processes

Posted by Verified Credentials on Mar 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM
It’s no secret that connecting all human resources processes in one convenient ecosystem is the gold-star goal for many HR leaders. The efficiency and professionalism of your onboarding process has significant payouts – earning the trust, respect, and confidence of your candidates—and it all starts with how you use smart tools and HR systems.
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Topics: ATS Integration, Employment Background Checks, Candidate Experience, Technology

Cleaning Up HR Processes: How Report Adjudication Helps Sort Background Check Results Systemwide

Posted by Verified Credentials on Sep 25, 2019 8:20:00 AM
Reviewing background check results can sometimes feel overwhelming. Routing results to the right decision makers and knowing if someone objectively satisfies hiring criteria across hundreds and thousands of job candidates is no easy task. Enter the Marie Kondo-esque approach to evaluating background checks, known as Report Scoring or report auto-adjudication services. The “magic of tidying up” your screening processes can give your team a clear picture of evaluation criteria and neat and obvious paths forward to sort those job candidates into new hire categories.
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Topics: Report Scoring, Efficiency, Employment Background Checks, Technology

Believe It When You See It: Signs of an Effective Background Check [PART 2]

Posted by Verified Credentials on Apr 17, 2019 7:58:00 AM
In part one of our series discussing visible signs of effective background checks, we highlighted how itemized invoices might indicate the overall result of a program. By looking beyond using a bill for payment purposes, you can get details on how broad your background checks really go. Now we will take a look at how these areas may signify the effectiveness of a background screening program:  Management reports from your screening partner Your final background check results
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Topics: Employment Background Checks, Employment Verifications, Academic Verifications, Technology

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