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Background Check FAQs – Criminal and Offense History Searches

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Some of the most common questions we’re asked by candidates have to do with public records searches (more specifically criminal and offense history searches), and we get it. The stakes are high, and when the process seems unclear, it’s natural to be concerned. We’ve got you covered. Below are some of our most frequently-asked questions […]

The Three Cs of a Great Global Hiring Strategy

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Meghan Biro is the founder of TalentCulture and the creator/host of the weekly #WorkTrends Twitter chat and podcast. She is recognized around the globe for her accomplishments as an author, speaker, and brand strategist. Meghan’s thought leadership in HR technology, social strategy, and the future of work has helped hundreds of companies—from early-stage ventures to […]

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Don’t Panic! Background Screening Explained

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You did it. You nailed the interview—or many interviews. You gave them your A-game and they gave you an offer. Nice! And as almost an aside, the recruiter says, “The offer is contingent on a background check, but I don’t anticipate any problems.” “Ok, yeah, sure,” you say, nonchalantly. But inside, you panic. For whatever […]

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Getting Schooled in Education Verification

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Sometimes it’s difficult to know if you’re reading real news or the Onion… A candidate for the Florida state House recently was publicly shamed into admitting that she lied about her education, and was compelled to drop out of the race. Melissa Howard claimed to be a college grad, but a local news site reported […]