employers check references

Questions to ask during an employment or education background check

It has been a while since we’ve focused on the hiring process specifically, but in light of a major incident of resume fraud, it’s a good time to take a look at your business’ employment, reference and education background check processes and make sure you’re asking the right questions when presented with a new candidate…

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Fake employment references – don't hire a liar

But ever-fretful HR professionals wonder: How do you know the applicant hasn’t pulled a fast one? Or even sneakier, that he hasn’t hired someone to camouflage his background? These days, the latter may present a mounting concern because of the emergence of so-called professional deception services. These liar-for-hire enterprises front for candidates who sometimes put…

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Employment screening predictions for 2012

employment screening industry over the last twelve months, and at MYB we feel we’ve got a pretty idea of which trends will continue and which will fall by the wayside. With that in mind, we’ve come up with our three predictions for what to expect in the employment screening industry in 2012: Increase in Diploma…

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Employment verification: deciphering fact from fiction

background check process. Such employment verification will weed out fraudulent applicants that are unfit for the position, while opening up company doors to those whose claims are valid. When it comes to the employment history part of an employment verification process, you should require the applicant to submit a list of previous employers with dates…

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Why do employers check references?

Employers check references for several reasons during the pre-employment screening process. When an individual applies for a job, they will go through a process which is in place to ensure that the applicant will be a positive and productive influence on the company. For this reason, along with potential criminal checks, often employers check references…

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