Training Traps in Background Screening

Training Traps in Background Screening

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP August 3 2016 At first glance, background screening seems to be a straightforward type of process.  The information is at point A, so we retrieve it and report it back to point B. If it only were so easy. Background screening is a...
How to Train Your Staff to Conduct Quality Reference Checks

How to Train Your Staff to Conduct Quality Reference Checks

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP March 15 2016 Reference checking is an investigative technique used to verify applicant-supplied information about professional qualifications. References can be a useful source of information about a candidate’s potential or ability,...
How Long Must I Keep Employee Background Check Records?

How Long Must I Keep Employee Background Check Records?

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP February 10 2016 Some sources say 5 years, others say longer. In our current legal landscape, it’s all about interpretation of the law, which can be vague. As a leading provider of professional background checks for more than 26 years,...
Do NOT Google that candidate!

Do NOT Google that candidate!

Pre-employment background checks are used by over 80 percent of businesses to determine a candidate’s job eligibility. The information provided in a background check can include criminal history, education and employment verification, MVR records, drug testing, and...

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