Trick or Treat!
Oct 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Jul 18, 2019 4:01:00 PM
By the very definition of the title Human Resources professional, the focus is primarily on, well, humans. HR is responsible for employee interactions, policies and procedures, choosing the best new hires, and many other responsibilities involving people.
Jun 14, 2019 9:52:00 AM
It probably doesn’t keep us up every night, but our company vendors are extremely important. They make certain our processes run smoothly, our shelves stay stocked, and we have access to necessities like the internet, copiers, and phone systems.
HR vendor partners are especially important. After all, what’s more critical to organizational success than their human capital?
HR is typically in charge of vendors that include recruiting companies, job boards, Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) systems, background check companies, payroll services, and employee training vendors. This list isn’t exhaustive, but it shows that HR shoulders significant responsibility in choosing vendors that are reputable, dependable, and perform well. Toss in the hundred other projects HR handles and it’s easy to see why thoughtful consideration of every vendor can seem overwhelming. However, if HR makes the wrong vendor decisions, there may be costly and long-term consequences to the company.
Dec 19, 2018 10:29:42 AM
With record low unemployment, finding, recruiting, and keeping high performing employees in your organization will be more challenging in 2019 than in the recent past. Even so, it’s entirely possible to be productive and successful in your hiring endeavors. It just takes planning and commitment.
Here are 7 smart resolutions relating to background check processes that are essential for HR to consider in 2019 and beyond.
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.
Oct 31, 2018 1:06:16 PM
Driving is risky. Rampant smartphone use, construction, weather, and a variety of other factors work against drivers. It’s especially challenging for those who drive for a living. Add to that long hours of exhausted driving, potential issues with drugs or alcohol, and the chances of causing or being involved in an accident are above average.
At first glance, HR Professionals may think this article doesn’t pertain to them if they work in an industry besides transportation. However, organizations offering deliveries or employing a traveling sales staff are open to the costly risks that having drivers on the payroll brings.
Jun 29, 2018 1:44:02 PM
The way organizations recruit, interview, and choose new employees is changing in a variety of ways. What were once commonplace practices are now being phased out in favor of new processes that are less discriminatory and equal for everyone.
Oct 31, 2017 9:30:00 AM
Over the years, we have seen our background check tools unearth many scary surprises that were hiding deeply in applicants’ histories. Job candidates who look perfect and sound great can still harbor dangerous skeletons in their closets, and those can be detrimental to the safety of your workplace.
Mar 20, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Remember when you just placed a want ad in the newspaper when you needed to hire someone?
Seasoned HR professionals have experienced a myriad of changes in hiring over the last decade, and new HR pros probably wouldn’t even recognize how we did it “back in the day.”
The changes keep coming!
Feb 24, 2016 11:45:32 AM
The EEOC guidance has created concern for employers who utilize criminal records searches as part of their hiring process.
What can you use, when can you use it, and how are you able to use it?
These questions can overwhelm even seasoned HR professionals, and it's important to address the concerns of utilizing criminal records checks in a background check.