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Stop Making Excuses: Global Screening Is Just Too Important to Neglect

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Despite continued strong unemployment numbers, employers continue to report struggling with talent acquisition. As a result, many are turning to non-traditional sources of talent, like recruiting from abroad. HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, in fact, reveals that 55 percent of employers are actively recruiting candidates with foreign backgrounds. This new talent pool, however, has […]

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3 Ways Background Screening Impacts Candidate Experience

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Despite strong unemployment rates, organizations continue to cite talent acquisition as a core business challenge. It is no mystery, therefore, that improving the candidate experience has become of paramount importance for employers. The repercussions of a poor candidate experience can be extensive and powerful – you could not only be losing your best candidates, but […]

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The Evolving Practice of Social Media Background Screening

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Even with unemployment rates in the United States hovering around 8 percent, employers are still challenged by talent acquisition. In its 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, HireRight reports that finding, hiring and retaining talent remains employers’ top business challenge – a continued trend over the last several years. With this in mind, it’s no wonder […]

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5 Ways Background Screening Providers Help Small Businesses

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As an increasing number of small businesses implement employment background screening, there are several important factors to consider when determining whether to conduct background checks in-house or to utilize an on-demand provider. Determining who conducts your background checks can be a critical factor in the effectiveness of your program. While there may seem to be […]

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Controlling Applicant Satisfaction

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Your background screening provider can do a lot to create a positive experience for applicants, but the most important aspect of satisfaction is expectation setting and preparation. Do you have a formal and measurable process for preparing your applicants for their background screen? If not, you can greatly help your employment brand by this simple addition to your recruiting program.