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Employment Verification to Figure Out Your Candidate’s Skillset

Employment Verification to Figure Out Your Candidate’s Skillset

For most people, the work experience of the candidate is the most important factor in determining to hire them. This is because work experience enables people to adapt easily to a new work environment. The fact is that most work environments…
How To Select The Best Background Check Provider

How to Select the Best Background Check Provider

The discipline and performance of employees determine the success of any business. Therefore, recruiting workers is a task that should be taken seriously. This is to ensure that the quality of your goods and services is not compromised. Without…
Why you should choose a PBSA-accredited background check provider

Why You Should Choose a PBSA-Accredited Background Check Provider

Don't risk a lawsuit when hiring a new employee. Choose a high-quality, PBSA-accredited background check provider for high-quality service.
The Difficulty of Investigating Candidates on Your Own

The Difficulty of Investigating Candidates on Your Own

Nowadays, when you watch mystery shows on TV, they make it seem pretty easy to investigate someone. Indeed, just look at their social media accounts and make a few calls to where they work. However, here is why there is difficulty investigating…
Do a Background Screening Before Money Changes Hands

Do a Background Screening Before Money Changes Hands

Background screening is important in many things. You want to know the background of someone you're hiring, a tenant, maybe a potential business partner. In all these cases, money changes hands, and if you want to make sure that you're putting…
What Can We Learn About Education Verification from “Suits”?

What Can We Learn About Education Verification From “Suits”?

It can be quite deleterious for your company if you hire someone with the wrong educational qualifications. You wouldn't hire someone without an accounting degree to be your accountant; doing so could result in a lot of financial mistakes. Similarly,…
Pitfalls For Employers and Landlords: Credit Reports

Credit Reports as Pitfalls for Employers and Landlords

Many employers and landlords think that the Fair Credit Reporting Act applies only to consumer credit. Learn the truth about credit reports.
Using Background Checks to Hire Candidates with Integrity

Using Background Checks to Hire Candidates With Integrity

When you hire someone, you give them access to your company premises and your computer system. Thus, you need to make sure that you do a background check first to hire someone with integrity. There are many ways in which a person whom you hire…
Employment Verification: The Final Candidate Assessment

Education Verification: The Final Candidate Assessment

It's impossible to verify all of a candidate's capabilities during the interview process. You can miss something even when the process includes skill verification tests, phone screens, multiple interviews, and presentations. The final candidate…
When Should You Investigate a Potential Job Candidate?

When Should You Investigate a Potential Job Candidate?

When should you investigate a potential job candidate? The short answer is: always. No matter how good an impression the candidate makes, it's always good to look into their background. You don't need to know everything about their past or current…
How to Limit Database Searches to a Candidate’s Professional Background

How to Limit Database Searches to a Candidate’s Professional Background

Everyone has a certain idea about the type of people they want working for them. You want candidates who are stable, efficient, productive, and trustworthy. You should be able to trust them to do their job well and be loyal to you in all business…
Getting Rewards From Through Informed Decisions

Getting Rewards Through Informed Decisions

All businesses have to take risks. However, the more information you have, the better chance of making informed decisions, and this will give you more rewards for your risks. This is where a background check for potential employees comes in.…