Tag: Employment Screening Resources

A Candidate Just Cheated on the Job Interview … Is That Even Possible?

Going for a job interview isn’t like taking the SATs. You can’t just peek at your neighbor’s answer sheet and copy their work. Yet, candidates are still somehow able to cheat during the interview process and if you don’t catch them in the act, you may be setting yourself up for a costly replacement further […]

Beware of the Hidden Dangers When Using a Background Screening Service

As recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals are aware, background checks are of the utmost importance when hiring candidates for specific roles. However, what some may not realize is that there are potential hidden dangers to using a background screening service.

Criminal Histories: What Not to Ask

Knowing what questions to ask applicants is key to finding the right people for your company. But it’s just as important to know what questions not to ask to avoid potential lawsuits. For example, asking job applicants about personal information like marital status, sexual orientation, and pregnancies can be one of the quickest routes to […]

Could the Worst Happen at Your Workplace?

You’ve undoubtedly seen it in the news: Last week, Jing Hua Wu, a Santa Clara engineer, shot and killed three people at work—the company’s head of HR, the VP of operations, and the chief executive—after being let go.