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How to Hire Right the First Time

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The hiring process should not be taken lightly. While HR managers understand that fact, in today’s fast-paced business world, hiring decisions have to be made fast to make sure another company doesn’t hire that highly qualified candidate before yours does.

4 Reasons to Perform a Background Check

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Background checks are an important part of the hiring process and can save you headaches in the long run. So what can background checks do for you?

How to Interview for the Best Outcome

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Preparing for the interview is just as important for the interviewer as it is for the interviewee. Here are our tips for making sure the interview goes well for both sides of the table:

How to Get the Most Out of Employment Verifications

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An employment verification may seem like a simple thing and unnecessary, considering the time or financial cost involved. However, according to the 2015 HireRight Benchmarking Report, over a quarter of employment histories included discrepancies. Some… Continue reading

5 Myths About Background Checks [Slideshare]

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In today’s crime television show world, the belief that background checks are easy to come by and can be done instantly on a national database is widespread. We’re here to tell you differently. Check out our slideshare to get the facts.

Why Your Organization Needs to Perform Education Verifications [Infographic]

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Since the economic downturn, competition between job seekers has been tight as the unemployed strive to stand out in a crowd of applicants for a limited number of positions. Such a tight hiring… Continue reading

2 Reasons to Avoid Internet Background Checks

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The internet has created a new phenomenon for employers who want more information on an applicant before hiring them. All they could ever want to know about the candidate is tantalizing close—literally, right in front of their nose. Employers should proceed with caution, though, into the murky waters of internet background checks for two major reasons.

How to Organize Employee Files

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Personnel files can cause plenty of headaches. Organizing them requires extra foresight and planning; however, failing to organize and maintain complete and accurate files could result in legal compliance issues.  

How to Build the Best Employee Team

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Building a team at your workplace involves company culture, pre-hiring planning, and post-hiring development.

3 Steps to Writing an Effective Job Description

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In a more competitive job market, an effective job description can make the difference in recruiting efforts. These three steps will help human resource managers as they craft their job descriptions.