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September 26, 2022
Transportation companies and drivers bear a large responsibility. Every driver represents the business and must keep other drivers, themselves, and their freight safe and secure, each time a truck leaves the dock. If you recently started a trucking company and wonder what to do when hiring safe and reliable truck drivers, you might need some ...
September 25, 2022
In March 2022, TechTarget reported that industry data reveals that 93% of firms now conduct standard pre-hire background checks. Reports also indicate that, until recently, only one in five employers went on to conduct post-hire or continuous background checks. However, the number of real-time employee screenings increased from 12% in 2020 to 19% in 2021. With ...
August 3, 2022
Retail owners continually struggle to find ways to prevent customer theft, but it’s even more challenging when thinking of ways to deter internal employee theft. Unfortunately, retail shrink totaled $61.7 billion in 2019, and employee theft significantly accounted for around 58%. The issue of employee theft worsened during the pandemic’s peak, with a 3.8% employee ...
June 20, 2022
Keeping up with local, state and federal employment laws is crucial to doing business to protect your customers, managers, employees, board of directors and brand reputation. Laws change frequently, so it’s up to your HR department or legal team to research, adopt and implement methods and strategies to observe and ensure complete and continuous compliance ...
January 17, 2022
Every time you hire someone, your organization takes on some measure of risk, especially if you aren’t fully aware of an applicant’s work, education, driving, credit or even criminal history. That doesn’t mean the candidate is not responsible for his or her actions, but you need to know who you are bringing into your organizational ...
December 9, 2021
As a business owner, you don’t want to practice discrimination in job hiring for several reasons. Aside from not wanting to treat job candidates unfairly, you don’t want to put your organization in a bad legal position. A key legal area for today’s businesses lies in discrimination-related matters. Discrimination concerns might start with potential pre-employment discrimination as you bring ...
November 14, 2021
Looking to reduce hiring costs in this tumultuous market? As demand in the workforce rises, recruiters and companies must employ the right tools to help them acquire the best candidates. There are a lot of factors that go into finding and onboarding new employees, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Effective and affordable solutions ...
October 14, 2021
The background screening process has become a crucial component of top recruiting strategies for businesses across the country. Organizational leaders and HR team members must confirm each hire’s integrity and qualifications as well as they can. An in-depth background check can help. Poor hiring decisions — based on lack of information or taking each candidate at their word ...
September 29, 2021
Once you conduct an employee screening on job candidates and they pass with flying colors, you might feel that you don’t need to revisit the topic. However, circumstances can change in an employee’s life at a moment’s notice, making periodic background checks increasingly appealing to employers. The same way you need to know whether an employee marries, ...
August 6, 2021
Whether you own and run a rental property company or want to rent out a room in your home, you want to know as much about the people who will live on your property as possible. That’s why so many property owners and management companies conduct background screenings and analyze the reports for background check red ...
August 1, 2021
Any business venture as a rental property owner comes with a certain degree of risk. Fortunately, there are steps to help reduce the risks you take when allowing others to live in your rental home or apartment unit. Along with requiring a security deposit and an additional month’s rent, you can run a credit check on ...
July 13, 2021
Whether you work at a local hospital, urgent care clinic or private physician’s office, your patients’ safety should be a primary concern for your hiring team. Your patients entrust your staff with their health records and, in some cases, their lives, so you need to know that everyone you hire shares your organization’s level of ...
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