For hiring managers and human resource departments, background checks can be an important part of choosing the best candidate for an open position. The standard background check includes items like driving and financial records, employment history and personal references. But as digital interactions become more common, social media gives hiring managers and HR professionals another […]
Workplace Theft Statistics – The Latest Statistics and How to Prevent Theft
An estimated 50 billion dollars are lost annually from US businesses due to employee theft. According to the International Foundation for Protection Officers, approximately 75% of all employees have stolen from their employers at least once in the duration of their careers.
Employer Credit Checks Draw Increasing Scrutiny
Running employer credit checks on potential hires? It’s a practice drawing increasing criticism, prompting the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to recently hold a hearing on the issue. This nationwide scrutiny of employee credit checks has spurred four states to pass…
EBSHR Podcast Interview: Employee Drug Testing and Background Checks with Jason Knight of Human Capital Strategies
Ever wondered if incorporating employee drug testing and employee background checks is the right step for your business? Jason Knight, Founder of Human Capital Strategies, an authority in outsourced payroll & HR solutions, including drug testing and background checks, discusses why employee drug testing and employee background checks are an important part of any company’s […]