Lying on resumes is a bad idea

Liar, Liar – Your Pants and the Rest of You Are Fired!

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<Sigh.> Despite the constant strides forward in improving the speed and precision HireRight applies in sniffing out falsehoods and misrepresentations, candidates continue to lie on job applications and resumes. Big mistake. Providing misinformation can not only eliminate an otherwise-qualified candidate from consideration for a job but get them fired even years later if they do […]

The Evolution of HR Tech and Background Checks

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Long before the pandemic swept the globe, hiring processes were already becoming more technologically advanced. Now, companies realize the “new normal” of remote hiring is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Thankfully, the HR industry is in a position to succeed. Many companies are already primed to have efficient digital hiring processes. However, there […]

Moving Forward – Life in the Workplace After COVID-19

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There’s an old saying in French – “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” Roughly translated, it means, “The more things change, the most they stay the same.” That phrase may soon fade into extinction because the COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to dramatically and irreversibly change so many aspects of our lives. […]

It’s a Candidate’s World

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We read with interest the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Highlights July 2019 published last quarter. Of course, we were well aware of historically-low unemployment in the U.S.; the number of unemployed persons per job opening (seasonally adjusted) has been steadily declining since mid-2007. According to the BLS, when the […]