NAPBS 2018– An Opportunity for Advocacy

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The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (“NAPBS”) recently held its annual 2018 Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference in Washington, D.C. While the conference provides educational opportunities that focus on best practices for background screeners, the most impactful activity occurs on advocacy day, when NAPBS members meet with members of Congress and their staff. HireRight […]

2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media

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When HireRight published its first Employment Screening Benchmark Report ten years ago, we did not survey respondents about their use of social media. It seems odd now, but a decade ago, social media wasn’t even on the hiring map. That’s changed quite a bit, as we’ve seen in HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that. Ignoring it today would be like running job postings exclusively in newspapers, or using only snail mail to correspond with job candidates.

Read more about the impact of social media on the hiring process, and take a look at a number of suggested Best Practices for using social media as part of your hiring program, here.