How to Dispel Candidates’ Worries and Myths Surrounding Background Checks

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Your job candidates may be consumed with any number of fears about undergoing an employment background check that can make the entire process unpleasant or even downright terrifying.

Talent acquisition professionals can actually help address these fears by understanding the common concerns many candidates have regarding an employment background check, the misconceptions that often underlie these concerns, and the best way to address them to better ensure a calmer, more positive hiring experience for everyone.

Detecting Drug Use in the Workplace: Then and Now

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Today, drug-free workplace initiatives and drug testing programs are commonplace, but are these programs outdated and stuck in the past?

Workplace drug testing began in the 1980s and has been evolving ever since. But many employers haven’t kept up with the changes and have not evolved their programs to address today’s drug screening challenges.

Let’s take a look at drug testing then and now.

Top 5 Background Check Articles Of 2015

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As 2015 comes to an end, you may be ready for a fresh start and a fresh look at your organization’s background checking process.

To help you prepare for the New Year, we have tallied the list of the top 10 employment background check articles based on your traffic and feedback.

Screening Trends and Predictions for 2016

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Making predictions about interesting screening trends for the next year is one of my most fun year-end activities, just marginally less exciting than the plethora of holiday festivities and family gatherings that are about to be unleashed.

With a customer base of tens of thousands of organizations, we at HireRight like to think that we have a fairly keen sense for the trends that are happening in recruiting generally, and background screening in particular.

In 2016, we believe a number of existing screening trends will continue to accelerate: