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Spotting a Liar vs. Getting Employment Verification

Spotting a Liar vs. Getting Employment Verification

When you're trying to hire a new employee, you generally go through the motions of putting an ad on a job board, looking through resumes, picking out the ones you like and asking them to come in for an interview. After interviewing a few candidates,…
Should You Go with Your “Gut Feeling” or Get a Background Check?

Should You Go With Your “Gut Feeling” or Get a Background Check?

While some employers like to go by their "gut feeling", it can be quite useful to get a background check to back up that gut feeling. There are certain cases when your gut or your intuition might work for you but there are other cases when it…
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Find Problem Solvers for Your Company Through Employment Verification

Employment verification is probably the most important thing you need to do when you hire someone. Not only will it help you to decide whether or not to hire that person, but it will also help you figure out how much salary to offer them.
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Verifying Past Employment of Applicants

Hiring managers will use criminal background checks, credit checks, references and more to help paint a picture of these potential employees. Here are a few ways to verify applicant's past employment.
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What an Employment Verification Reveals

Filling an open position in your company is hard. Doing a background check will help. Here are things that an employment verification reveals.
Use Employment Verification to Avoid Being Scammed

Use Employment Verification to Avoid Being Scammed

When you're hiring someone, it's easy to simply take them at their word. Learn more about using employment verification to avoid negligent hiring.
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2 Reasons Employment Verification Protects Your Reputation

Advanced technological software has changed hiring tactics. Here are a few reasons why implementing employment verification procedures matters.
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Education Verification Is Part of the Background Screening Process

Applicants are constantly searching for ways to compete with other job candidates who are also trying to get the same job you may want. Many job applicants even go as far as lying on their resume. So, how will an employer know if a job applicant has lied about their education or certifications on their resume?
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Pre-Employment Hiring: Are You Using Background Checks?

You think you have just found the perfect person to hire for one of your opening positions. The job candidate has an outstanding resume, the references are perfect, and the interview was flawless. You are ready to offer the candidate an offer…
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Employment Verification Services: Here is Why They are Important

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As the need for background checks increase so do the compliance and laws surrounding them. The adherence to these changes can make a background check take longer than many employers may like and, as such, they decide to forego these verification…
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Is Education Verification Really Necessary?

You've just finished an extensive interview process for your open position and have identified the ideal candidate that you are excited to bring on board. You know you need to conduct a background check and verify past employment, but what about…
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E-Verify Returns to Doing Investigations After Being Unavailable for More Than One Month

The recent Federal government shutdown impacted the economy in ways both seen and unseen. One impact involves the E-Verify system used by many employers to confirm the identity and eligibility of new workers before they are hired. This system…