Screening

Fair Chance Hiring Practices

New state laws are aimed at providing more opportunities for people with criminal records, and HR must take note. By Angela Preston Today’s job market and social climate demands that…

VR In a Virtual World

Virtual reality tech provides a more realistic experience than ever before, allowing the opportunity for increased collaboration and higher learner retention. By Debbie Bolla To be a successful customer experience…

Getting More From Employee Screening

A data-driven approach can save money, speed up the hiring process, and improve quality of hire. By Marta Chmielowicz Monitoring key performance indicators has become a critical element of any…

Game On

Game-based assessments add interaction and engagement to virtual hiring practices.

By Larry Nash

All facets of business have been disrupted in the past year, including the way organizations source, attract, assess, and hire future-focused talent. Companies pivoted to a virtual work environment, forcing recruiters to quickly shift hiring strategies to continue fostering connections with and securing top candidates. Now, as organizations continue to operate amid uncertainty and look to return to in-person interactions in the future, talent acquisition teams can modernize the hiring process by incorporating innovative technologies and tools like game-based assessments.

2020 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Pre-Employment Screening

View the results of this year’s Baker’s Dozen ranking for pre-employment screening services.

By The Editors

Pre-employment screening is a crucial element of the hiring process, but one that is potentially stressful and confusing for both employers and job seekers. Outsourcing background screening is a solid solution. Here is a look at the top background screening providers in the enterprise and mid-size markets as ranked via the results of customer satisfaction surveys.

Keeping Compliant During Crisis

While COVID-19 poses some challenges to screening new hires, these strategies help companies conduct due diligence now and in the new normal.

By Debbie Bolla

For the last few months, organizations have been forced to think on their feet and devise human capital strategies in response to COVID-19. While some organizations have had to put a freeze on hiring, plenty of companies, including Kroger, Healthfirst, and Instacart, are on the opposite end of the spectrum, ramping up pools of essential workers. During this time of social distancing and state closure mandates, HR has had to enlist a bevy of approaches to get new workers on board. On that list: background screening. 

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