Background Screening Impressions at SHRM

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I had the pleasure of attending the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Annual Conference in Las Vegas last week and met lots of exciting, interesting and passionate HR practitioners from all over the United States and around the world. After attending several sessions and speaking with numerous people, here are some of my top […]


FINRA Rule 3110 – What Financial Firms Need to Know about FINRA Background Checks for New Hires and Transfers

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FINRA member securities broker-dealers in the United States are mandated to conduct background investigations of applicants for registration with the member firm, including verifying the accuracy and completeness of information reported to the Central Registration Depository (CRD) using the Form U4. In January 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a proposed rule by […]


How HR Tech Can Improve The Candidate Experience

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There’s little doubt that we are quickly moving towards a candidate’s market. There are all kinds of stats I could present to prove my point. But if you’re an HR professional, you probably don’t need any data to validate your own personal experience. Chances are that you’re overwhelmed with open requisitions for new job openings, […]