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April 28, 2021

For Background Checks, COVID-19 Effects Linger

One year ago, we were settling into our makeshift offices in corners of our homes. Meetings suddenly included random dog barks, kid-photobombs, and home wifi connectivity issues. But what about now? How have things changed... more

March 29, 2021

Social Media Screening: How & Why It Works

Picture this. You interview a candidate. Later that day, you find their LinkedIn. Then their Facebook, their Twitter, their Instagram, where you see that they’re part of a protected class. After speaking with your team,... 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

February 25, 2021

Investigative Identifiers: What, Why, How

With recent court decisions putting the research of arrest records squarely on HR as well as candidates, it’s important to understand exactly how criminal records are validated… especially if you’re crazy and not using Atlantic,... more

January 25, 2021

Say Hello to High-Volume Recruiting

As the first month of 2021 winds down, you may have noticed an increase in your recruitment. That’s to be expected, as experts continue to argue that hiring is headed for a peak following the... more

December 18, 2020

The Year of the ATS Is Coming

We all know 2020 has been hard. Surprisingly, experts expect hiring to hit an all-time high next year. With so much recruiting to be done, it's a good time to reconsider how your software impacts... more

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

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

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

August 26, 2020

How The Future of Recruiting is Changing

With the pandemic arguably affecting every aspect of life as we know it, those in HR are being forced to adjust to a completely new world. Recruiting is no longer as easy as bringing someone... more