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Not all pre-employment screening providers are created equal. Some provide the bare minimum service they can get away with and are prone to serious errors and problems that can delay the hiring process indefinitely.
Have you seen a rise in absenteeism on the day after the big game? Many workplaces across the country are. Today’s Weekend Roundup includes a few tips on how to keep productivity and morale high on a rough Monday.
No matter who wins the Super Bowl this month, we already know who the losers will be: employers! Every year, employers lose revenues and productivity when employees call out sick the day after the Big Game (and the bigger parties).
Though some experts say the number overstates the health of the U.S. economy, weekly jobless claims in the country fell to their lowest level in decades this month. Meanwhile, businesses that depend on foreign workers will likely continue to face challenges imposed by the federal government throughout 2019.
E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from a job candidate’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm that he or she is authorized to work in the United States. Usually, E-Verify is very convenient. Until the government shuts down, that is.
This week, employers across the nation continued dealing with the unavailability of E-Verify amid the government shutdown, even as jobless claims fell to a five-week low. In other news, Walmart faces a class-action suit on behalf of five million job seekers following claims that the retailer failed to comply with the FCRA.
Our technology invites the applicant to streamline their background check with one simple click. This allows employers to review one of the most commonly falsified claims presented by job applicants—employment and education history.
Rolling background checks are increasing in popularity for good reason. Companies can’t and shouldn’t rely on outdated screening results for the entirety of an individual’s employment.
Here are some pointers to ensure you’re recruiting and rescreening employees in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
On January 15, we celebrate the life and legacy of a man who completely changed the way our nation accepts, promotes, and encourages equality for everyone, no matter what they look like or where they come from.