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Background Check Essentials Every Company Should Know

One of the hardest tasks employers face today is finding the right candidate.  Nearly three out of four small business employers have hired the wrong person for a position according to CareerBuilder research. This is extremely costly for businesses due to training that is involved. That single bad hire has more of an effect on your business […]

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SELECTiON.COM® Named in Top 10 Pre-Employment Screening Companies List – 2019

HR Tech Outlook recently announced its “Top 10 Pre-Employment Screening Consulting/Services Companies – 2019.” We are excited to announce that SELECTiON.COM® is a part of the list.   HR Tech Outlook magazine provides a knowledge network for a complete guide on innovative technologies for top talent acquisition, HR management, and payroll.  SELECTiON.COM® is described as “offering pre-employment screening software and the largest network of […]

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Should You Screen Current Employees?

You’ve hired a new employee. After sending them a job offer, you run a background check to search for any red flags. Their previous employment, education, and criminal history all come back clear. So you’re done with employee screening now, right? Well, not exactly. To continue to have a safe workplace and for your customer’s safety, it […]

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These Important Steps Reduce the Risk of Employee Theft

Employees are given much responsibility and are essential to running a business. That can also create a significant risk. Employee theft is a big issue that small business owners face in the United States.  According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), nearly two-thirds of small businesses fall victim to employee theft and forty percent of employee theft is […]

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Why Background Checks are an Essential Part of Hiring Seasonal Employees

With the weather warming up and students finishing up their school year, businesses are starting to hire temporary employees for the summer. These workers are vital to companies where business grows during certain months of the year.    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, amusement parks, museums, restaurants, spectator sports, and fitness centers, all experience spikes in […]

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New York City Bans Pre-Employment Testing of Marijuana in 2020

New York City will soon prohibit employers from requiring job applicants to submit to testing for the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the active ingredient in marijuana.   This bill, Introduction No. 1445-A, was approved by the New York City Council on April 9 and was enacted after the 30-day deadline passed without a signature from the mayor. It will go into effect in a year.   This […]