Lawmakers push more stringent background checks

Jan 18, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Lawmakers push more stringent background checks

Recent social problems have illustrated the need for more adequate background checks in the modern era, as many companies have lost reputability with their clients because of poor hiring practices. Businesses that do not feel entirely comfortable


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Background screenings try to learn about the person behind the data

Jan 07, 2013 Quinn Thomas

The intricacies of background screenings may be lost on job seekers, but hiring managers know exactly what they are looking for when they delve into various aspects of an individual's job and personal history. "In the real world,


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New tools for social media background checks

Jan 03, 2013 Quinn Thomas

New tools for social media background checks

The amount of data in the public domain is increasing with the growth of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and LinkedIn. Hiring managers need to optimize the ways that data is collected and used to make decisions on potential


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Background check trends for 2013

Dec 28, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Background check trends for 2013

Background checks have been around for generations, but as technology progresses, so does the way we gather information, from consumer credit data to the history of potential employees. Here are some background check trends that may appear


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Useful background screening tips for small businesses

Dec 27, 2012 Quinn Thomas

When it comes to best hiring practices, small businesses should look beyond a resume and try to find the best fit according to skills, personality and the intangibles that might signal an ideal employee. Candidates who successfully pass the


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