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2017

Reference Checks Skipped Due to Hiring Delays

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Nov

2016

Inconsistent reference checks raise discrimination risks

nconsistencies in how HR managers and recruiters check candidate references exposes employers to "significant" risk of discrimination claims, according to new research from Xref.

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Nov

2013

Conducting Pre-Employment Reference Inquiries and Background Investigations

From a post by L Scott Harrell: Hiring a new employee represents a considerable and substantial investment on the part of the employer. After going through the process of posting a new position, reviewing applications and resumes, calling candidates in for interviews, interviewing the prospective new employees, selecting an employee, rejecting those candidates not selected, and putting the new employee through an extensive program of orientation and training, the last thing an employer ...

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Sep

2013

Background Checks - Four Tips for Employers

From an article by Neal Custer:

Poorly-executed background checks pose a significant problem for both  businesses and employees. The entire purpose behind a background check is  establishing trust between two parties; a business risks their own integrity by  hiring somebody they know nothing about. Likewise, they risk ruining the  reputation of perfectly good employees by reacting to a false positive - that  is, information that appears during a background check that is actually  ...

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Sep

2013

Value of Pre-Employment Screening

From an article by: Jon Randolf Pre-employment background checks have several advantages to the employer.  First of all, such checks have proved to have the capability of increasing  productivity in employees while creating a safe environment in the company. The  checks ensure a company ends up hiring employees that are qualified, experienced  and have the right set of skills. This in turn leads to the effective adaptation  into a company by a new employee. Furthermore, an employer is ...
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The office Christmas party can be a great place to unwind, celebrate your wins and socialise with your staff and work colleagues. But unwind a little too much, or fail to act on employee’s complaints about inappropriate behaviour towards them, and your business, culture and potentially bottom line can take a big hit.
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