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State May Move to Bar Employment of Felons in Schools and Prisons

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A new bill that was recently introduced and is currently being considered by the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education (AB 122) may resonate with employers nationwide who are wrestling with issues of hiring or continuing to employ those with conviction records. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug and health screening, […]

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Tips for Identifying the Ideal College Recruit

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost half of the current working population over the age of 25 will be of retirement age within the next two decades. In many cases, this rapidly aging workforce has made it mandatory for businesses to adapt their recruiting techniques to focus more heavily on college graduates. Running […]

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How to Avoid Six Common Errors in Background Screening

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Despite the growing popularity of employment background screening and the technology that has made it an accessible tool, organizations may still make a lot of mistakes in their screening procedures and practices. These errors can leave companies vulnerable to the things they are doing background screening to avoid – negligent hiring, violence, and the presence of sex offenders, terrorists, substance abusers or other types of criminal behavior in the workplace. Here are some of the common mistakes to avoid.