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How Long Does a Background Check Take? by Verified First

One of the most commonly asked questions are about the turnaround times of a background check. At (partner name), we want you to understand the factors that influence turnaround time, so you can effectively project the time it takes you to fill open positions. Thanks to one of our partners, Verified First, for sharing their Read more about How Long Does a Background Check Take? by Verified First[…]

Avoid a Screening Lawsuit – Best Practices for Disclosure and Authorization Forms by Verified First

Background screenings are governed by strict federal laws which include the Fair Credit Reporting Act. At (partner name), we want to understand these laws so you can reduce your legal liability. Thanks to one of our partners, Verified First, for sharing their insight with us. Avoid a Screening Lawsuit – Best Practices for Disclosure and Read more about Avoid a Screening Lawsuit – Best Practices for Disclosure and Authorization Forms by Verified First[…]

3 Best Practices for Recruiting Millennials by Tom Erb

Millennials are the fastest-growing segment of our workforce. Here’s some great insights on how to attract millennial workers to your company. Thank you to one of our partners, Verified First, for providing this article through their HR thought leader network. This article was originally published here. Millennials. So much research has been conducted at this Read more about 3 Best Practices for Recruiting Millennials by Tom Erb[…]

4 Ways To Speed Up Your Background Checks by Verified First

Improving the turnaround time of your background checks helps your company acquire top talent and creates a stronger talent pipeline. Here are four simple things you can do to improve your turnaround time. Thanks to one of our partners, Verified First, for sharing their insight with us. After completing an interview process and finding the Read more about 4 Ways To Speed Up Your Background Checks by Verified First[…]

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Is Bias Undermining Your Hiring? by JoAnn Corley

Assessing candidates is key to making great hiring decisions. HR thought leader JoAnn Corley has three questions she uses to recognize and offset bias. Thank you to one of our partners, Verified First, for providing this article through their HR thought leader network. This article was originally published here. I have to say, I’ve interviewed Read more about Is Bias Undermining Your Hiring? by JoAnn Corley[…]

5 Best Practices For Recruiting Marketing and Media Professionals by Verified First

In the digital age, it’s critical to recruit media and marketing professionals with the right skill sets. Thanks to one of our partners, Verified First, for sharing their insight with us. In the digital era, media companies need to find the right creative and strategic professionals to drive growth. Every piece of content or engagement Read more about 5 Best Practices For Recruiting Marketing and Media Professionals by Verified First[…]

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5 Reasons Why Fingerprinting is Not a Complete Background Check Solution

At iRecruit we are dedicated to providing you with the most up-to-date news and information. We found this article from our partner, Verified First, to be educational and we thought we’d share it with you. When working with new or potential clients, we are often asked about fingerprinting. Usually, the question is, “we already fingerprint, Read more about 5 Reasons Why Fingerprinting is Not a Complete Background Check Solution[…]

Five Things to Consider When Testing Employees for Marijuana by Verified First

Because of the growing legalization of marijuana, it’s important to understand factors that affect your drug testing policy. Thanks to our partner, Verified First, for sharing their insight with us. Earlier this month, Maine became the first state to protect workers from adverse employment action based on use of marijuana. This protection only applies if Read more about Five Things to Consider When Testing Employees for Marijuana by Verified First[…]

5 Best Practices to Recruit Tech Talent by Verified First

In the digital age, it’s critical to recruit tech professionals with the right skill sets.  Thanks to one of our partners, Verified First, for sharing their insight with us. Tech talent is in high demand, but short supply. To supply their companies with a steady talent pipeline, recruiters need to attract high-demand candidates. But in Read more about 5 Best Practices to Recruit Tech Talent by Verified First[…]

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When Background Screening Finds Criminal Records – Are You Making These Common Mistakes by Verified First

According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), nine out of ten employers conduct background screening on candidates when hiring. It’s clear employers want to make safe hiring decisions. This is even more important because of the growing number of American workers that have a criminal history. In fact, the Bureau of Justice reports Read more about When Background Screening Finds Criminal Records – Are You Making These Common Mistakes by Verified First[…]