Universal Background Screening Acquires OPENonline

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July 16, 2020 – Universal Background Screening (“Universal”), headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ohio-based OPENonline , a leading provider of employment background checks and investigative services. About Universal Background Screening.

InfoMart’s Top HR & Background Screening Blogs of 2019


Throughout 2019, I’ve used this blog as a platform to educate, inform, and improve employers’ and candidates’ understanding of background screening. Busting 7 Myths About Background Screening. The background screening industry has seen a few moments of bad press. In this blog, I detail some of the myths that have plagued the screening industry and present the InfoMart reality. Keep reading to learn more about the realities of background screening.


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TOP 11 recruitment software to look out for in 2020 [+ G2 reviews]


The recruitment game has changed drastically over the last decade. It is moving away from resume and phone screening of candidates to video interviews and skill assessments. As per studies, the global recruitment software market was valued at USD 1753.2 A superb solution to help with such recruitment issues is recruitment software. This article looks at the *top 11 must-have recruitment software in 2020 that could benefit your business.

Recruit Smarter, Not Harder: Creating Processes that Work for SMBs


As a result, every business needs a unique recruiting process that works to meet their talent needs. When it comes to small and mid-sized businesses, hiring is essential to continued growth, which makes a solid recruiting strategy an absolute necessity. Designing and implementing a recruitment funnel that works for your company is one of the most important steps a business owner can take to ensure a steady influx of qualified talent. Tammy Cohen , PHR, SHRM-CP. March 30 2020.

Keeping Compliant During Crisis

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While COVID-19 poses some challenges to screening new hires, these strategies help companies conduct due diligence now and in the new normal. On that list: background screening. Evolving their screening practices while maintaining safety and security standards will allow them to adapt and, in some instances, overcome market and labor conditions.”. As organizations consider enforcing remote work for the long term, their background screening approach should follow suit.

25 Apps for Recruiters

Spark Hire

But regardless, as a recruiter, your time is valuable, so it’s important to download the apps that will make your workflow more efficient. Below are 25 apps recruiters can utilize to increase productivity and drive more revenue for their company. Recruiting with social media (the right way). First, we’ll talk about a couple social networking platforms that can significantly help out with your recruiting efforts. Recruiting is sales. Bonus app for recruiters.

Social Media Recruiting: Use of social media for talent acquisition, recruitment and screening


Social media is growing as a recruiting platform for hiring managers and recruiters. It helps recruiters and human resource specialists determine who has a large professional network using websites such as LinkedIn, Google Plus or Twitter. On a positive note, a candidate that features friendly photos and active social media accounts will be received more positively by a recruiter. General recruiting. Screening.

How Big Data is Changing the Recruiting Game

Cornerstone On Demand

The vast majority of these companies are large, multinational organizations with an employee base where turnover can run high, and they're using big data to help spot the best recruits. After collecting and analyzing performance data on these early hires, the company discovered that some assumptions it had been making about job recruits were false. Sears has also stepped up its screening game. Talent Acquisition Big Data Recruiting Talent Acquisition Predictive Analytic

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Fully remote recruiting and hiring: overview and best practices


Remote recruiting is increasingly necessary for many employers, especially as working from home becomes more commonplace. And, you’re probably accustomed to sourcing and screening job applicants without actually meeting them in person. What might a remote recruiting strategy look like for your company? Remote recruiting: what it can include. Each company has its own set of needs and constraints, which will impact the shape and form of their remote recruiting process.

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Educated Evaluations

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A growing body of evidence suggests that hiring managers and recruiters display bias against underrepresented minorities. Hiring managers and recruiters do not know they are participating in a research study in which fake resumes are being passed off as real ones. It is hard enough to sort through hundreds or thousands—or hundreds of thousands—of resumes to identify potential recruits. IRR allows a peek under the hood at firms engaging in on-campus recruiting.

OutMatch Acquires Recruitment Automation Platform LaunchPad to Provide New, Candidate-Driven Digital Hiring Experience


DALLAS, TX – September 22, 2020 – OutMatch , a leading SaaS talent intelligence platform, today announced its acquisition of LaunchPad , an end-to-end recruitment automation platform.

The future of recruiting: How you can hire exceptional employees


It’s a common phenomenon to see companies struggling to hire exceptional employees – in fact, 76% of hiring decision makers say attracting quality candidates is their biggest recruiting challenge. But what if the problem lies with the way the recruiting process is archetypically designed? I discussed this with Hung Lee, a well-known thought leader in HR who founded the recruiting platform workshape.io and curates the popular newsletter Recruiting Brainfood.

The future of recruiting: How you can hire exceptional employees


It’s a common phenomenon to see companies struggling to hire exceptional employees – in fact, 76% of hiring decision makers say attracting quality candidates is their biggest recruiting challenge. But what if the problem lies with the way the recruiting process is archetypically designed? I discussed this with Hung Lee, a well-known thought leader in HR who founded the recruiting platform workshape.io and curates the popular newsletter Recruiting Brainfood.

Solving the Engineer Shortage: 5 Tips for Hiring in the Auto Industry


But with fewer people interested in STEM careers, employers need to get smart about how they recruit, hire, and retain automotive talent. Recruit Across Multiple Channels. Partnering with universities and colleges can give you a recruitment edge over your competition. If you have engineers that will be retiring in the next few years, plan on recruiting their successors now. But screening is an important step in any hiring process.

Build a Global Recruiting Machine Like This Top HR Executive

Spark Hire

Brad Wilkins, Vice President of Human Resources at Altisource, joins The Growth Recruiting Podcast to showcase how their 150+ recruiting team produces incredible results. In this episode, you’ll learn what a well-oiled recruiting machine looks like. The Growth Recruiting Podcast is available in iTunes ! 6:10 Structuring a 150+ recruiting team. 8:57 Types of recruiting processes. 16:58 How organization size changes the recruiting approach.

David vs Goliath: How SMBs Can Win the War for Talent


Large businesses tend to have more money, time, and resources to devote towards recruitment. Like the biblical Goliath, these corporations seem to be unbeatable when it comes to recruitment—every software engineer dreams of working for Google, right? Take a critical look at your business and identify your recruitment strengths. Even if your company has an HR department of one , investing in the right software can take your recruitment strategy to the next level.

5 Tips for Recruiting More Women in Leadership Roles


Many companies are focused on recruiting women in leadership roles. Fortune magazine reported in May that the number of female CEOs “has hit a new high” , with 37 of the companies on 2020’s Fortun e 500 list being led by female CEOs.

Emerging Recruiting Technology Trends: When the War for Talent Comes Down to Time

HR Daily Advisor

The world of recruiting has changed. ” If you don’t hear those words, a recruiter or company insider might say, “Connect with me on LinkedIn.” The latest trends in Applicant Tracking Systems are all about things that will make the process faster and easier for both the candidate and the recruiting team. Automated Screening and Interview Technology. The next emerging phase will be more automated screening and interview technology.

Why Are You Losing Top Talent When Recruiting?


Four Reasons You’re Losing Top Talent When Recruiting. Recruiting and placing candidates can be a difficult process even when there are an abundance of people searching for work. Finding people who have experience, talent, and the disposition needed to be a recruiter is a difficult task. For recruiters to find top-tier talent, they need top-tier recruiters. Slow Recruitment Process. The post Why Are You Losing Top Talent When Recruiting?

Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Executive Recruiters

Thrive TRM

In our most recent roundtable discussion with executive search leaders, we discussed the role that recruiters play in helping create diverse workforces and inclusive company cultures. Recruiters we spoke with said that some companies bluntly stated their preference for a talent pool in which 50% or more of the candidates represented minority groups, while others had no specific requirements. Executive Search Insights Recruiting

7 Video Conferencing Tips for Better Recruiting


More companies are realizing the reach of video conferencing in regards to active recruiting. Since recruiting by video conferencing is on the rise, it makes sense to examine ways to make it more effective in assessing candidates. Read on for seven tips to make video conferencing even more useful during the recruiting process. Even as soon as a decade ago, it would have been difficult to think of video conferencing as a viable tool for recruiting.

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Identity Tech: The Solution for the New World of Work


Recruitment has been headed in the digital direction for years—ushering in great candidate experiences and a trove of remote hiring solutions—and these strange times have HR professionals doubling down in their hunt for technology that makes hiring and background screening a simple, remote experience. Wondering how your company can vet in-house and remote staff, streamline pre-employment screening, and offer candidates a fully mobile experience from the safety of their own homes?

With the Effectual Stretch in Recruiting, You Can’t Lose


That’s where more and more of their readers are accessing newspapers, magazines and books. Talent acquisition professionals today have the benefit of a bevy of technological innovations including mobile to empower attracting, sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring and onboarding, but the mainstream is still focused on targeting the entire stream that dumps into the big blue of everyone looking or not looking for a job.

3 Best Practices for Hiring in the Education Industry


In a field where recruiting new staff is increasingly more challenging, here are some best practices for hiring the qualified talent you need in the education industry. One mistake that employers of all types tend to make is sticking only to the traditional recruiting methods. Comprehensive screening measures help ensure that new staff have the necessary licenses, credentials, and experience. Partner with the screening provider you can trust.

A Catalyst for Change

HRO Today

Communication has never been more important than it is now when it comes to recruiting and interviewing. Make recruiting creative. Talent Acquisition Magazine Article November-2020How the global pandemic will shift hiring practices as businesses start to recover.

The Changing Talent Landscape

HRO Today

COVID-19 is driving TA leaders to rethink recruitment strategies. Just last year, talent shortages and unprecedented competition in the labor market were hot topics in the recruitment space. Therefore, screening processes need to be optimized so they’re as efficient as possible.

4 Tips for Improving Your Background Checks


Running background checks on candidates is a crucial step in the recruiting process. The following tips can help streamline your background screening processes. Then it’s a good idea to run a drug screen, work history and education verification, and a credit history report in addition to a criminal history search. It’s crucial to follow all local, state, and federal guidelines when screening applicants. Blogs HR Pre-Employment ScreeningBLOG.

Stacking Up

HRO Today

Many organizations continue to leverage fragmented recruitment processes to hire temporary and permanent employees, introducing inefficiencies and damaging the candidate and hiring manager experience. “As

Finding Dedicated Employees: The Questions You Don’t Ask–But Should!

Next Concept HR Magazine

Next Concept HR Magazine -. You collect resumes, perform screening interviews, and conduct in-person interviews. appeared first on Next Concept HR Magazine. HR BLOG hiring Recruiting talent acquisition talent attractionFinding hardworking, dedicated employees is challenging. Still, you may sometimes feel disappointment in the candidate you hire. Nowadays, many employees simply lack staying power.

8 Great Places That Are Not Job Boards To Recruit Employees


By focusing your recruitment efforts in the right places, you’ll attract the type of people that you ultimately want to hire. Unless of course you have pre-screening questions built in to your application process – but that’s a post for another time. To recruit good employees that you want to hire, you need to specifically target your ideal job candidate. Social Media Recruiting – How’s your social following on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, and YouTube?

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How Talent Analytics Can Help Grow Your Small Business


In the last 20 years, candidate screening and hiring has been automated. Industries such as healthcare, higher education, and technology require extensive interviews and license verifications on top of resume screening, interviews, and background checks. The answer is simple: by integrating automation and AI technology into your recruitment and background screening programs. Deemed the “Queen of Screen,” she’s been a force behind industry-leading innovations.

A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

The biggest excuse is that recruiters just say they don’t have a diverse talent pipeline, but it’s because they’re not looking where diverse talent actually exists,” says Audra Jenkins, chief diversity and inclusion officer for Randstad US. an initial screening; 2.

Top Concerns of CHROs

HRO Today

Aerotek , a recruitment agency in the Allegis Group network, has introduced flexible schedules and remote options that allow employees to balance their work with personal obligations such as childcare or virtual schooling. “We


Chequed.com and Mindfield Announce Partnership to Enhance Employee Recruitment & Hiring


Saratoga Springs, NY and Vancouver, BC, Canada – Chequed.com, the leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™ technology, and Mindfield, Canada’s only dedicated recruitment solutions company for hourly workforces, today announced a partnership that will enable Mindfield to enhance its candidate recruitment and hiring services for corporate clients by integrating Chequed.com’s breakthrough technology into its own innovative platform.

Best of Both Worlds

HRO Today

Recruiters must understand how roles will change post-pandemic and what skills, personal characteristics, and competencies will make for peak performance. Enabling Technology Talent Acquisition Workforce Management Employee Engagement HR Technology Magazine Article September-2020

A Healthy Dose of Innovation

HRO Today

Ways healthcare organizations are pivoting their recruitment and hiring approaches to overcome the global pandemic’s challenges. Video interviewing has been widely adopted by the organization, allowing recruitment to continue seamlessly for our open positions,” says Boston Children’s Levesque.

CEO’s Letter: “W”ells “T”he “F”argo and “Cultural Rot”

HRO Today

In some cases, you have to hire for talent and groom for skills with good graduate recruiting programs. When it involves one employee, it’s a screening issue; when it involves more than 100, it’s a cultural issue. Uncategorized Culture Magazine Article November-2020By Elliot H.