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Two HR Resources Your Small Business Needs to Utilize Now

Small business owners often wear many hats within their organizations, including that of the Human Resources Director. Because owners are not only busy but also not HR professionals themselves, these businesses tend to struggle completing certain HR tasks.

Three Workforce Management Tips

Even in a time of technology and automation, people remain crucial to meeting any company's production objectives.

Workforce Optimization Techniques that Save Time

The point of workforce optimization is to get the most from your employees in the most efficient way, without having to over-staff. 

Most Common Questions Asked During an Employee Background Check

The scope of an employee background check can vary based on company needs and the nature of the role being filled. 

​How to Go From Employee Recruitment to Talent Acquisition​

In the past, the recruiting standard was an engaging career web page or job board on the company website and an HR representative to answer the phone, but that's not enough to draw talent.

What a Criminal Record Check Will Tell You About a Job Candidate

Despite the “ban the box movement,” the criminal record check is still a part of many organizations’ hiring processes today.

How to Choose an Application Tracking System

Advances in technology mean HR professionals are able to streamline their day-to-day processes, including the entire hiring process, using the newest products and services available to them. 

How Applicant Tracking Systems Can Affect Existing Hiring Policies and Procedures

Software improvements today mean Human Resources departments large and small have advanced resources available to them that can simplify aspects of hiring. 

Benefits of Integrating with an Applicant Tracking System

Rapid advances in business technology mean Human Resource professionals continue to be challenged when it comes to adapting to change in their departments. 

How to Look Up Criminal Records on Employees

Background checks are an important part of any company’s hiring process. Being aware of a job candidate's criminal records, including potential arrests, convictions, and incarcerations, in particular, are no exception.

​How to Complete Pre Employment Checks - Fast

Because they can take an indeterminate amount of time, pre employment checks often put recruiters, hiring professionals and human resource representatives in the hot seat in a competitive job market.

How to Shop for Background Check Services

Anyone who has done a quick web search for the term “background check services” is aware that there are many companies that offer these services of one kind or another. 

Four Simple Steps to Employment Verification

Often times, the employment verification process can overlap that of a reference check if the contact person the job candidate provided is also a hiring manager or HR representative. 

Don’t Forget to Ask These Five Types of Reference Check Questions

Asking the right reference check questions can mean the difference between a good hire and a bad one. 

Why Perform a Reference Check On Your Employees - and How to Do Them Right

Due to the blanket “no-reference” policy trend of larger companies, a reference check on a job candidate can be one of the

Five Types of HR Policies You Need in Place Today

There are a few HR policies that can help businesses today avoid lengthy policy disputes, expensive lawsuits and unnecessary liabilities and risks.

Watch Out: Not All Employment Screening Services Are Equal

A third-party employment screening service can be Human Resource’s best friend - or sore spot. It all depends on whether or not the service meets, at least, these three criteria.

Three HR Tools that Save Time and Money During the Hiring Process

According to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) 2016 Human Capital Benchmarking Report, it takes an average of 42 days and $4,129 for an organization to fill an open position.

What You Can Discover from an Employee Background Screening

Do you know who you’re hiring? If your organization has a comprehensive background screening process in place, you might.