Talent Shortage – What It Means To Employers?

Talent Shortage – What It Means To Employers?

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The markets are at record highs while unemployment rates are consistently dropping. Does that mean we are in a candidate friendly market? Listening to anecdotal information from recruiters, it certainly seems that way. But is there any additional data to support this argument? As it happens, we recently conducted our annual Employment Screening Benchmark survey […]

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What You Need to Know About Form I-9 and E-Verify

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Employers often think of E-Verify as the electronic equivalent of the Form I-9; this couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, Form I-9 and E-Verify are two distinct (but related) processes. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Form I-9 is used by an employer to verify an employee’s identity and eligibility to be […]

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 […]

Six Ways to Beat a Drug Test

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 […]