Posted on: August 5, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
The financial services industry is one of the biggest areas of growth in the job market. Every day, financial offices are teeming with new employees and those seeking a job interview. Although most of these people have worked diligently to obtain their degrees and embark on their careers at financial firms, not all of them have such noble ambitions.
Unfortunately, the financial sector attracts dubious characters and con men who are eager to use their knowledge of the inner … Read More
Posted on: July 20, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
In a competitive business market, the hiring process is no longer based on personality, character, and all the frills that charming applicants once relied upon to land a job. Today, finding a job means that you’ll have to undergo a rigorous process of interviews, training, and of course, background checks.
Background checks are now a normal part of the hiring process for most jobs. As job applicants, this might be an alarming fact – particularly if there … Read More
Posted on: July 4, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
When it comes to having a background check performed on you or performing one on someone else, you might not know exactly what goes into them, who uses them and why, and when one is needed. We will explain that, but we are also going to give away some of the secrets behind them that will affect the way you view and interpret the results.
The Eight Types of Background Checks
There are 8 different kinds of checks that someone … Read More
Posted on: June 17, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks are used for many purposes. Whether you’re an employer looking to check out your applicants’ criminal history, a business owner looking to partner with someone new, or a landlord hoping to approve new tenants, a background check is often one of the best and simplest ways to ensure you’re making a sound, informed decision.
One of the most important elements of background checks is often the education verification portion. According to recent research, nearly half of all job … Read More
Posted on: May 31, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Employment standards have changed drastically in the past few decades. Where before you could walk into a business, looking for casual work, and be hired on the spot, nowadays employers have to follow a series of processes to determine your suitability for the job, ensure the safety of their workforce and, most importantly the members of the public they come into contact with.
One of the most important processes an employer will undertake during the hiring process is to perform … Read More
Posted on: May 14, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
If you are running a small business, you know the importance of hiring an employee that you can trust. It used to be that the only information you had to rely on was applications, resumes and former employers. Now you have the ability to run background checks to ensure that the person that you are considering for the job is right for the position.
Running a background check can prevent many business troubles, but you need to hire … Read More
Posted on: April 27, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
One of the mandatory aspects of the job hunting process is undergoing a number of background checks. In every position, whether it’s for the government or a local start-up, the purpose of background checks is to make sure the potential candidate is who they claim to be.
While many individuals take this test with ease, some are a bit concerned about how deep their potential employer will go to learn more about their past. Although they may not have … Read More
Posted on: February 18, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Online scams have gotten the best of many of us, and if you’re one of the people who have fallen victim to such terrible ploys, you’re not alone. In fact, so many individuals have dealt with such scams that there are now specific ways to safeguard and protect yourself.
Get rich quick schemes, fraudulent business deals, and contracts that suck you in are only some of the ways people get taken advantage of, but they cause enough damage. … Read More
Posted on: February 1, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Divorce rates have hit an all-time high in recent decades, which might make someone hesitant to take the plunge in the first place. In light of the most recent divorce statistics, the fear of a new marriage ending in divorce might be well founded. However, there are precautions one can take to help increase the chances of a “happily ever after” ending. If you’ve been thinking about marriage recently, it’s natural for divorce to also be on your mind – … Read More
Posted on: December 12, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
The first thing to understand when you’re planning to move forward with any big venture, regardless of type, is make sure that you understand the legality of what you–or the person you’re working with–are about to do. The legal world can be confusing, with difficult language and high barriers to entry. The key is to do your research accurately, or find the services of a lawyer. This will prevent any unforeseen repercussions that you might not have thought of, … Read More