Screening the Screeners

Shedding light on our latest Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Survey.     By Elliot Clark    Elizabeth Boudrie, our V.P. of research and the executive director of our new HRO Today Institute, and I have to admit that we are both gratified and a bit tired. HRO Today has just completed its largest customer satisfaction […]

Screening Repatriates

Vetting candidates with international experience presents unique challenges.     By Vincent J. Pascarella     With more Americans living and working outside the United States than ever before (5.08 million, according to the U.S. State Department), it’s becoming increasingly likely that new hires for companies in the U.S. will have spent some portion of […]

Shedding Light on Outsourced Screening

When REC Solar faced growing pains from strong demand of its solar panel products, HR turned to an integrated solution that made the hiring process light years better. by Russ Banham With energy costs spiraling upward across the country, many businesses and consumers are turning to solar energy as an affordable and “greener” alternative than […]

Top Outsourced Screening Services Provider

Employment screening service buyers rank their providers based on quality, scope, and breadth of service. by HROT Staff Life is full of ironies. In our annual examination of the outsourced employment screening market, we adopted a new approach this year in compiling the list. In the past, we relied on industry input to determine the […]

In Screening Marketplace, Employers Look for Turnkey

Integrated solutions incorporating technology and multiple lines of service come together to help speed up the hiring process and offer access to data. by Andy Teng Want to find cutting-edge practitioners of outsourced screening services? Catch a flight out to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and then hop on a 15-minute cab ride to the western suburb […]

Baker’s Dozen Workplace Screening: Provider Aids Sutter Health with Policy and Compliance Support

In an end-to-end service relationship, a California hospital chain consolidates screening service vendors and discovers that a partnership with a single provider can lead to greater benefits. by Carolyn Beghin, Director of HR, Sutter Health Human Resources has evolved over the years as we’ve placed greater emphasis on strategic communications and explored new ways to […]

On the Big Screen: Screening New and Existing Workers

The resume might say NYU graduate, but the skill set might be ABC Correspondence school. as employers step up vigilance in the hiring process, they are worried about not only candidates knocking at their doors but also the employees answering the call. by Denise Doig Picture this: there is an opening in your organization, and […]

The Baker’s Dozen: Workplace Screening

The top 13 providers of full-service workplace screening. by Denise Doig This is the second year we have published a listing of workplace screening and security providers. Thanks to feedback from our readers and some helpful direction from industry leaders, we have taken steps to improve our approach. This year’s annual listing of the top […]

When Quality Counts The Most

Background screens help organizations make the right decision when it comes to their most important asset: talent. Dave Zielinski Human resource leaders are facing new challenges when it comes to the background screening of job applicants. While the chief goal of any screen remains an accurate, thorough review of candidates that complies with government regulations, […]

Refining the Process

Employers can turn to background screening technology to improve candidate experience Audrey Roth In today’s constant war for talent, the job market has become candidate-driven with more than half of all employers admitting that it’s hard to find candidates with the appropriate skills for the positions they are hiring for, according to CareerBuilder’s 2015 Candidate […]