Is Your Hiring Process Evolving with the 2016 Changes?

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In the past year, many companies have seen their workforce’s grow. Unemployment rates continue to decrease as we enter the New Year, which means continued competition to hire top talent. Acknowledging changes and challenges to the employment landscape are key to making sure that your workforce grows successfully in 2016.

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:

How are Organizations Leveraging Social Media For Recruiting?

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According to a recent Pew Research study, as of September 2013, 73% of online adults use social media. Not surprisingly, many human resources professionals are actively seeking new ways to reach potential job candidates through this expanding channel and incorporate it into their overall hiring practices. However, while social media can present many exciting new opportunities […]

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5 New ATS Features that Help Employers Recruit via Social Media and Mobile

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The use of the applicant tracking system (ATS) / e-recruiting solution is becoming commonplace in the modern workplace, with more than 90 percent of large organizations and nearly every Fortune 500 company using one. Perhaps one explanation for their popularity is that they can help employers better identify talented candidates, thereby addressing the common “talent […]