Human Resources

April 26, 2022

Marijuana, Mandates & Mankind

With the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana on the rise, it's incredibly important to keep up to date with changing mandates at the local, state, and even federal levels. As we pointed out... more

March 29, 2022

What Your Applicant Tracking System Can Do For Your HR Team

In the midst of HR.com's annual survey about applicant tracking systems, we want to take the time to break down a few purposes that such technologies can provide for your team. We all know that... more

February 18, 2022

4 Reasons A Report May Be Returned As “Clear”

As a background screening company, we’re constantly getting calls and e-mails about the criminal reports we return to our clients. And we love it! We’re here to help, especially when it comes to informing HR... more

January 25, 2022

7 Toughest HR Problems and How We Solve Them

We know human resources is one of the most challenging career paths out there. When you become an HR professional, you’re not only signing up to do one job – you’re signing up to take... more

December 21, 2021

Top Trends in 2022

The beginning of the new decade has brought more adjustments to HR than we could have ever predicted. While we’re all well-versed on remote hiring and more prepared for the unexpected, it’s important to know... more

March 29, 2021

TV Characters Who Would Fail Social Media Checks

Looking for some real-world examples of what might show on a social media screening? Our friends over at Social Intel put together a list of characters who would likely have failed their social media background checks.... more

We've almost made it, 2021 starts soon.

November 23, 2020

2020 is Coming to an End: What’s Next?

We can all agree that 2020 has brought plenty of surprises. We can also all agree that HR individuals have had to overcome more obstacles than ever expected. While our industry is constantly adapting to... more

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October 28, 2020

How To Screen Remote Candidates

Zoom interviews, screen-sharing to train new employees, and getting to know candidates virtually are all things that HR are learning to love nowadays. With more and more companies shifting to remote working, it begs the... more

One of those wonderful Zoom calls we've all come to love.

September 25, 2020

Avoiding the Most Common Hiring Mistakes

While we know that recruiting has changed overnight, it seems like the same old hiring errors are continuing to happen. According to business.com, the Department of Labor estimates that the cost of a bad hire can... more

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July 30, 2020

How to welcome your team back, safely

In a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers at the beginning of May 2020, 58% of respondents indicated that they anticipate changing or having alternative shifts to reduce employee exposure. Sure, everyone is expected to remain social distancing... more