Is Your Candidate Your Customer?

Have you noticed that the competition for the best candidates has been heating up lately? You interview a great candidate and then something comes up...

Culture Fit or Culture Add?

You’ve found a candidate who you think will fit in perfectly with your company culture. This is great, right? Maybe. We have a tendency or an...

Critical: New Background Check Requirements

Employers who use a third-party background check company to conduct background checks must use a new, updated “Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit...

Seven Steps to Hiring a New Executive

Turnover is always costly, but the loss of a key executive is particularly daunting since the difference between a good company and a great one...

HR’s Role in Hiring Ex-Offenders

The unemployment rate is hitting an all-time low. In response, many employers are getting creative with their hiring practices and considering alternate talent pools, including...

You’ve Done the Reference Check, Now What?

Reference checks are an important part of getting to know a job candidate, but before conducting a background check employers must consider various common and...

An Examination of Gender Bias in Hiring

We often hear about the “glass ceiling,” i.e., the barrier to advancement impacting women in the workplace. Yet, “women may be most vulnerable to discrimination...

Check your Background Check Process

A recent lawsuit regarding how and when employers inquire about an individual’s criminal history during the application process helps to start a conversation about how...