Posts Tagged ‘background check’

Criminal Background Checks: Save the Reputation of Your Company


Have you been considering conducting criminal background checks as part of your recruiting and hiring process for potential employees, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it? If you’re a recruiter or manager who is responsible for assessing and/or hiring employees, it’s on your shoulders to ensure that anyone you bring in is…

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What to Do If A Candidate Has a Misdemeanor Conviction

What to Do If You Discover That an Employee or Candidate Has a Misdemeanor Conviction Description: A recent pre-employment background screening pulled up a misdemeanor conviction on a candidate’s record. How should you react? Picture this scenario: After weeks of sifting through resumes and conducting job interviews, you find a candidate who you think is…

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Hiring PreCheck:  Did You Cover the Background ?

Background screening is an important but sometimes time-consuming aspect of recruiting.  Do you have a pre-employment background check process in place? Workplace safety and security is essential. Tragic headlines speak too often of another case of workplace violence, or the discovery of a significant employee fraud.  Your industry may heighten the need for background scrutiny…

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Share If You Dare: Part 2 of Employment References

by Nanci Lamborn – Brightmove Writer Last week we took a look at the value of securing prior employment references. As promised, let’s turn the tables and look at how we respond when we’re the one being asked for the reference. When a coworker or a subordinate leaves and requests to name us as a…

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Share If You Dare: What is the Value of Prior Employment References?

“References available upon request.” We are all extremely familiar with the phrase, or some variation thereof, indicating that a host of credible witnesses stand at the ready to affirm a candidate’s praises. Some modern day camps including Emory University in Atlanta no longer recommend including the classic expression as a part of a polished and…

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