The State of Recruiting and Screening in 2015

The State of Recruiting and Background Screening in 2015

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At HireRight, we recently conducted our annual employee background screening benchmark survey, polling several thousand recruiters, human resources managers, executives and business owners. While we generally focus on the state of background screening, we also like to explore larger business trends. The results provide valuable insight into trends and business challenges, as well as common […]

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Six Ways to Beat a Drug Test: A Cautionary Tale

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Google “how to beat a drug test” and you’ll get a ton of hits. And if you’re in HR or a hiring manager, you know that’s exactly what a certain percentage of your applicants will do. But beating a drug test isn’t as easy as it once was because of today’s advanced drug screening technologies and […]

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Employment Verification: A Crucial Check

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Confirming a job candidate’s past work experience is one of the most important background checks an employer can conduct. It also represents one of the most common areas where an applicant may falsify information. According to a HireRight report, in the United States there was a 27 percent discrepancy rate in employment histories based on […]

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Four Common Myths about Drug Testing

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When it comes to employment drug testing, there are several common misunderstandings and misconceptions, both for companies and individuals. Here we will examine some of the most prevalent myths. Illicit drug use doesn’t impact work safety Studies show that drug use directly contributes to an unsafe work environment. Alcohol and drugs are responsible for one […]

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6 Conversational Recruiting Techniques to Jump-Start Driver Recruitment

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The recruiting process is essential for a motor carrier’s success, yet recruiters are struggling to bring in the number and quality of drivers that fleets require for the long term. To be successful in today’s competitive market, recruiters must rethink how they interact with potential employees. The Recruitment Process is Fundamentally Broken W. Kelly Anderson, […]