Data Facts Background Screening Blog

4 Steps to Prevent Hiring Mistakes

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Nov 25, 2013 9:57:38 AM

Have you ever wondered about how things would have turned out if you had hired that other candidate? You know, the one who finished second to that super-polished person who sounded great in the interviews … but never performed as expected?

Hiring mistakes cause a lot of stress. And the cost of poor hires can be the greatest expense in your P&L, but they’re often hard to quantify.
Why?

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Pre-employment screening, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2013 hiring, background screening company, Hiring, background check, wordpress blog

A Great New Way To Save Money On A Background Check

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Sep 30, 2013 11:03:30 AM

Data 360, the name of the new Data Facts innovative background screening process, allows a business to halt the screening process if the main indicators shows negative information.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2013 hiring, Hiring, background screen, background check, wordpress blog

My Applicant Posted WHAT?! On Social Media? Pt 2

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Jul 30, 2013 10:34:25 AM

Here are 7 steps to follow if your company decides to utilize social media in its pre-employment screening process:

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Topics: Data Facts blog, social media screening, Pre-employment screening, Background screening, 2013 hiring, background screen, background check, wordpress blog, Good hiring practices

My Applicant Posted WHAT on Social Media?!

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Jul 16, 2013 9:54:12 AM

When it comes to screening an applicant’s background, knowledge is power. The more knowledge a company collects about an applicant, the better that company can be at discerning whether or not the applicant is a good ‘fit’.

As more and more people sign on to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and the many other social media sites available, hiring professionals are becoming more tempted to take a peek at the information before hiring an applicant. Who can blame them? There is virtually a goldmine of potentially valuable information to be gleaned from a person’s profile, blog, photographs, or collection of tweets. Companies could benefit greatly by knowing about an applicant's online presence up front.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, social media screening, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2013 hiring, social media, Hiring, NAPBS, background screen, background check, wordpress blog

Colorado Prohibits Using Credit Checks for Employment Screening

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May 8, 2013 8:24:30 AM

Colorado is joining 8 other states that prohibit employers from using credit information for employment purposes. This law-named the Employment Opportunity Act, Colo. Rev St 8-2-126- will go into effect July 1, 2013.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Colorado, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, 2013 hiring, worpress blog, NAPBS, background screen, Good hiring practices

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~~Susan McCullah is the Marketing Project Manager/ Background Screening Division for Data Facts, Inc, a 25 year old Memphis based company. Data Facts Inc -an NAPBS accredited company- is a leading provider of employment screening solutions. Check out our website for a complete explanation of our services.