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Be A Hiring Ham: Audit Your Hiring Process Now for 2019 Success

Posted by Maddie Bradin

Nov 30, 2018 9:52:02 AM

Nobody wants to be a turkey. That’s why Human Resource professionals must maintain diligence and consistency to create the most relevant, efficient hiring process possible.

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Topics: hiring process, background check services, unlawful discriminatory hiring practice, Employment screening policy, Pre-employment screening

5 Tips Employers Should Know About International Background Screening

Posted by Susan McCullah

Jul 31, 2017 12:57:42 PM

Today’s workforce has more people who have lived, worked, or studied abroad than at any other time. Global living poses a unique challenge to employers during the background screening process. How can you access a background check from another country and review the applicant’s history and still maintain the compliance and integrity of your background screening process?

Background screening reports are available from a wide variety of foreign countries.

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Topics: international background screening, Background screening, Employment screening policy, background screening company

Results from Background Screening Survey Conducted for NAPBS

Posted by NAPBS

May 23, 2017 9:09:39 AM

This article was originally posted by National Association of Professional Background Screeners at http://www.napbs.com/NAPBS/assets/File/NAPBS_Survey.pdf

As employers seek to make informed decisions related to their hiring, ensure safety in our workplaces and communities, and retain the most qualified candidates and mitigate risk, they are increasingly turning to a professional background check to accomplish their goals.

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Topics: background check, background screening company, background screening practices, Employment screening policy, NAPBS, HR Professionals

What Employers Must Know About A Social Security Trace

Posted by Johnna Leeds

May 17, 2016 11:49:22 AM

The Social Security Number Trace, AKA “Alias Search” is a vital step in the background check process. Employers must understand its advantages as well as its limitations before utilizing it in their hiring process in order to maintain hiring compliance.

A social security trace IS: 

  • A powerful investigative tool that may provide information on an individual’s name, history, present and past addresses, and movement patterns based upon the applicant’s Social Security Number. 
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Topics: Pre-employment screening, Employment screening policy, background screen, background check, Good hiring practices, Compliance, social security trace, background check services

What Have Your Employees Been Up to Lately? Background Screening Tells You

Posted by Susan McCullah

Mar 24, 2016 9:11:10 AM

 Pre-employment screening effectively weeds out any "bad" employees forever, right?

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Topics: Employment screening policy, Criminal records, background check, credit reports, Employee theft, post-employment screening, Drug Screening

Data Facts Talks Turkey About Background Screening

Posted by datafactssolutions

Nov 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

The end of the year is also a time businesses need to look at their practices, and make sure they have the best hiring system possible going into the New Year.
This should include reviewing and revamping your background screening policy.

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

Background Screening: Who Is the Unseen Risk to Your Workplace?

Posted by Susan McCullah

Jul 20, 2015 8:00:00 AM

If you perform a background check on your new hires, your company is protected, right?

Not if you are letting contract and temporary workers slip through the cracks.

The majority of companies have people on their premises that are not officially “company employees".

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Topics: Pre-employment screening, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2012 hiring, background screening company, background check, Data Facts

Why Do Background Screening? Job Seekers Can Buy References for 100 Bucks

Posted by Susan McCullah

Jun 29, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Taken from Business Insider

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Topics: reference check, Background screening, Employment screening policy, Good hiring practices

Baby Boomers Creating A Workforce Exodus. Are You Prepared?

Posted by Jennifer Hamby

Mar 9, 2015 9:52:00 AM

Our workforce is rapidly changing. Every day, over 10,000 Baby Boomers retire from the workforce, leaving a huge gap to fill with mostly Millennials. With major differences between the outgoing workforce and the incoming workforce, companies need to invest in hiring and retaining the right talent, as well as understanding the needs and values of the emerging talent. 

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Topics: Pre-employment screening, Employment screening policy, Baby Boomers, Millennials, Assessment testing

Is Your Background Screening Process Doing What You Need?

Posted by Susan McCullah

Jan 27, 2015 11:03:52 AM

If you are a normal HR professional, you have a hundred projects on your plate, and most of your time is probably not focused on background screening

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

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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.