Posted on: January 7, 2021 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks have been around for many years. The efficiency of these checks has become much better as time has passed. There are several reasons you would ask for a background check, and there are several different aspects to the check itself.
Details of the background check and how far back do background checks go are all questions that come up. Let’s discuss the answers to these questions and learn more about background checks.
The Importance of Background Checks
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Posted on: December 22, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Hiring a new team member is an exciting thing. You are expanding your team and bringing a like-minded and talented person into your business. However, it can also be a stressful time as well.
You need to make sure that your new employee is trustworthy to be an asset to your team. You also should understand and learn as much about your new employee as you can before you welcome them to your team and into your office.
To help … Read More
Posted on: December 6, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
The requirement to complete a background check is common these days, and there are plenty of reasons why this is a smart idea. Not only do most employers require background checks, but they also do so in apartments and rental agencies. These businesses also need to know that their future employees are safe for their work crew, or that future tenants are safe for their apartments or condos.
The examples above are only just a few instances that … Read More
Posted on: November 20, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
It’s not uncommon to consent to a background check when applying for a position with a new employer. However, employees who have already been serving at your organization for some time might not be expecting that they would be screened.
Running background checks on existing employees doesn’t have to be painful. If handled responsibly, respectfully, and compassionately, it can help to protect the company and its employees from harm.
Reasons for Employee Screening
There are several reasons an … Read More
Posted on: November 3, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Hiring managers in every industry need to be certain that the people they’re hiring are trustworthy, qualified individuals who will be able to perform the requirements of the position. However, when it comes to insurance companies, it’s even more important that hiring managers can believe an applicant’s qualifications.
After all, an insurance agent is responsible for handling very sensitive and personal information on a daily basis as well as dealing with client and company finances. In … Read More
Posted on: October 18, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Buying a property is a major milestone. It will most likely be the biggest financial decision you will ever make in your lifetime. For this reason, it is important to consider everything before signing the property deal. The process can become overwhelming, but by taking everything one step at a time, you can make the decision easier.
Key Points to Consider Before Signing a Property Deal
Before you sign the property deal, take into consideration the following points:
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Posted on: October 2, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
There are some businesses and clients who do not truly know who they are allowing to control their financial accounts. We all like to think we have a keen eye when it comes to picking out fraudsters, but the fact is business owners and investors get tricked every day. We only have to think back to companies like Enron or people like Bernie Madoff to see how real professionals can get scammed for incredible losses to the company.… Read More
Posted on: September 16, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
A background check is a vital part of any company or employer’s hiring process. Data collected from a background check can be used to verify the information submitted on an employment application. Hiring managers and supervisors must be confident that they are onboarding the right person or persons for their job openings.
Background Checks are an Essential Tool for Employers and Business Owners
Typically, a background check includes an inquiry into a candidate’s criminal and educational records. Employers … Read More
Posted on: August 31, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Looking for a new job can be one of the most stressful tasks you will ever complete. It is a full-time task, and the stress can be all-consuming, especially if you are currently unemployed.
When you finally get an interview, you may be told the company’s offer is contingent on a successful background check. You may start to question what information will show up about your background and how it will affect your chances of new employment.
The … Read More
Posted on: August 15, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks are a vital part of the hiring process for any business, as background screening for criminal history, financial history, etc., will eliminate unsafe or unmotivated applicants from the hiring pool.
Over 80% of businesses in the United States use background checks during the hiring process, but this is more difficult when hiring independent contractors for various reasons, including hiring laws and written policies.
Screening Independent Contractors (ICs) is just as important as screening any other employee. … Read More