Recruiting, interviewing, screening and hiring are only part of the process of gaining new employees for your organization. Hiring and HR managers have much to consider beyond this - salary, benefits, workplace culture - and that doesn't even begin to cover the regulatory compliance challenges of hiring. With so much pressure to ensure a great company fit, the reality is that sometimes you will hire the wrong person. As with any challenges, the first step is recognizing that there's a problem and identifying why it's not working.
Have you considered the true cost of hiring the wrong person in your organization?Read More
Class action lawsuits involving employers and possible violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can shake up human resource professionals. Of course no one intentionally violates federal (or state) regulations. Hiring managers hope to do what's best by their employers - hiring the right people for the right jobs. Because of the complexity of regulations and other compliance challenges, many employers are unknowingly putting themselves at risk for an FCRA lawsuit.
Could your business be at risk for a lawsuit?Read More
Hiring an employee isn't as straight forward as you might expect. Federal, state and local regulations protect the rights of the job seekers and employers must stay current on any changes that may affect their recruiting and hiring processes. "Ban the box" is one regulation that is appearing in headlines across the country and affects employers and job seekers alike.
What exactly is Ban the Box and what do employers need to know?Read More
Hiring the right talent may possibly be the most important strategic goal for any business. In 2013, the Aberdeen Group reported that organizations that take a strategic approach to recruiting reach twice as many business goals, achieve higher customer satisfaction and hire at a reduced cost. At VeriFirst, we understand the need to hire the right person at the right time.
With VeriFirst's integration with the iCIMS talent acquisition suite, acquiring, screening and retaining the right talent has never been easier.Read More
Human Resources has continually new and improved resources at its disposal. From recruiting to hiring, technology and updated processes have helped to catapult the growth of the electronic era. Going paperless offers digital storage and ease of accessibility but employers must also be mindful of regulations around digital storage and retention of documents.
With that in mind, the growing trend of paperless hiring offers a myriad of benefits to human resources departments.
With 2016 looming around the corner (already?!), it is time to round up our annual list of VeriFirst's top background screening and compliance blogs of 2015. Much like the 2014 year end post, we'll be counting down to the number one most popular post. Dave Letterman may be off the air but his style of top 10 lists live on. Here we go!Read More
As a 21st century hiring manager or human resources professional, you know that the days of endless paperwork and job fairs aren't over yet. Still, the internet is connecting everything and hiring candidates is no exception. Here are 5 ways the internet of hiring practices is making your life easier.Read More
With news accounts of Uber drivers being accused of rape and police officers accused of suspicious deaths of people in custody, negligent hiring claims are in the news and on the rise. Negligent hiring is a legal claim made against an employer when there is failure to take action to prevent damage given the authority of the employee’s position.Read More