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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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 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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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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The short answer is yes, employers really do check your references. Reference checks are often the first step in the pre-employment process post-application review. These checks are a means for employers to filter unqualified applicants from the applicant pool. This allows qualified applicants to move into an official background check process. References matter. Why? References…

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