avoid a bad hire

5 Tips for Avoiding a Bad Hire

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Small businesses face the same everyday risks of employee violence, fraud and theft that larger organizations must deal with, and these risks can come with significant costs. In fact, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners reports that hiring the wrong candidate can cost a small businesses with fewer than 100 employees roughly $190,000. Interviewing a […]

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3 Musts for Global Background Screening Success

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Globalizing your company may lead to future success, however, expanding your global workforce will likely expose you to additional risk. Workplace security can be easily disrupted by just a single bad hire that can cost your company significantly. To maintain the tight controls you have established domestically, it’s critical that your established employment screening standards […]

Common Hiring Mistakes Revealed in Employment Lawsuits

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Many organizations find themselves embroiled in costly employment lawsuits that could have been avoided had the proper background screening program been in place. Recent research of personnel files of plaintiffs compiled by Tiffanny Brosnan, partner at Snell & Wilmer LLP, reveals common tactics used by applicants to hide information from employers during the background check […]

Medical Manufacturer Tunes Up for Ramp Up

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Facing a major hiring ramp-up, a manufacturer of medical devices made what it thought was a smart decision and implemented an employee screening solution. The vendor they had selected was purchased by another company, and the cost of a typical report doubled. Furthermore, the system did not provide the compliance information, motor vehicle reports, or […]

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3 “Need to Knows” on Negligent Hiring

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Most of us have seen the news headlines—numerous cases of workplace violence which could have been prevented with a simple background check that would have revealed an applicant’s dangerous past. In addition to the harm caused to the victim, these incidents often result in multimillion-dollar judgments against the employer for negligent hiring, severely damage the […]

2010 Transportation Industry Regulatory Update

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HireRight’s DAC Trucking Services team works closely with outside agencies and organizations, such as the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), to stay apprised of the latest regulatory activities and legislative changes in the transportation industry. Working with organizations such as these also allows HireRight to serve as an […]