Perspective: Why #1 Matters in Background Screening


It is for this reason that it is increasingly crucial to do business with a reputable background screening company. There are perhaps hundreds of vendors that provide background screening services. For employers who select the wrong background screening company, the two biggest negative consequences are lawsuits from job applicants or employees, and investigations and audits by government watchdogs. In summary, background screening firms are not created equal.

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


By partnering with the programs that train engineers and developers, you can hire from the pool of new graduates. In today’s tight labor market, you’ll need time to fill the position and time for your new talent to receive training.

3 Hiring Risks in the Entertainment Industry


While they can’t control what employees post, they can screen candidates’ social media to learn if they have a history of a negative social media conduct. A social media screen via InfoMart has the added benefit of being FCRA-compliant, as employers are never exposed to protected information about their candidates. Interviews are one way to screen out these unqualified candidates, but sometimes it isn’t enough. Tammy Cohen , PHR, SHRM-CP. November 11 2019.

A Two-Way Street

HRO Today

Two key challenges of the temp-to-hire approach are wasted training resources and legal concerns. Temporary workers will require training regardless of their skill sets, which can take time and money.

Social Impact Heroes: “Leadership is the ability to scale an act of inspiration and empowerment while maintaining humility” with Charlena Smith and Chaya Weiner

Thrive Global

I was disheartened by good people’s ability to be so mean from the other side of a computer screen, and yet those same people found it so difficult to have an open, vulnerable conversation about real issues. He was in the corner of the video screen MOONING the CEO.

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3 Best Practices for Hiring in the Education Industry


Comprehensive screening measures help ensure that new staff have the necessary licenses, credentials, and experience. More importantly, screening ensures that any and all staff aren’t a potential danger to students. Ongoing training and professional development opportunities helps employees grow while also increasing their engagement and job satisfaction. Partner with the screening provider you can trust. Blogs Education Employee Engagement HR Social Media Screening

“5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became the CEO of TransitScreen”, with Matt Caywood

Thrive Global

This allowed us to stay focused on creating the best possible version of what we do; there were several potential investors along the way who wanted us to put advertisements on the screen. Professionally speaking, I’d like to be able to sit down and take a step back to focus on self-reflection and leadership training. Community Authority MagazineYou should still spend time on the small stuff.

How Ridesharing Can Keep Riders’ Trust


Quality pre-employment screening is the solution. Ridesharing companies should look to screening solutions that offer a wide array of services. Some screening services offer continual monitoring to alert companies of new citations and violations , such as recent DUIs. When it comes to accuracy for pre-employment background checks, you simply cannot beat screening experts. Sometimes, however, trained FCRA-certified experts are needed to verify the results.

10 Tech Tools to Use for HR Professionals

Digital HR Tech

With Flipboard , you can easily create online magazines. These magazines can be public, or for personal use only. My biggest magazine is “ The Future of HR ”, where I collect and share articles around innovative HR and related subjects. I also curate the “ HR Tech ” magazine.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Seasonal Hiring in Hospitality


The average hiring process takes 23 days —meaning you would still be onboarding and training new hires as guests begin pouring in. You’ll want to account for time to properly onboard and train your new hires, too, ensuring a consistently positive customer experience once your busy season hits.

How Big Data is Changing the Recruiting Game

Cornerstone On Demand

Xerox estimates it spends $5,000 to train every new call-center rep. Sears has also stepped up its screening game.

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Sterling Talent Solutions Receives Stevie Awards for Customer Service and Global Sales Teams

Sterling Talent Solutions

Our sales teams go through a strenuous training process and receive training on a continuous basis with a strong focus on verticals. New training certification programs have also been implemented for major product lines giving teams a more in-depth discussion on Sterling’s products and messaging. Our customer service team goes through a rigorous training program.

Sterling Talent Solutions Cleveland Office Honored for Second Year as One of the Best Workplaces in Northeastern Ohio

Sterling Talent Solutions

ERC helps organizations create great workplaces by providing HR resources, training, and consulting services. Sponsors of the NorthCoast 99 program include Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, CareerCurve, Cleveland Magazine, Corporate Screening, ERChealth, Gino’s Awards, iHeart Media, Mark Wayner Photography and Videography, Meyers, Roman, Friedburg, & Lewis, Oswald Companies, Staffing Solutions Enterprises, and Ultimate Software.

A Checklist of the Usual Pre-employment Requirements

Career Metis

Also include works that have won awards or have been featured in magazines, galleries, or special events. 3) Drug-Screening Certificate. Because of this, many companies enforce strict zero-drug-tolerance policies in the workplace and require job candidates to undergo drug screening.

10 Best Practices for Successful Onboarding

HR Daily Advisor

Even if senior leaders can’t be part of the official onboarding training sessions, they can take part. Zappos famously uses their onboarding process to screen out those who are not truly a good fit for the organization.

31 Rewards and Incentives to Consider For Employee Productivity


Movie tickets – Offer them movie tickets to their favourite screening. 12-month Magazine Subscription – Let them choose a magazine of their choice for a year’s subscription. Training days – Offer a day of fun training to learn new and fun things that you know can help them at work. When it comes to monthly board meetings, you panic for a split second.

Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity


The removal of names for resume screening is a powerful and proven tool for achieving more gender-neutral candidate pools. A coach helps you achieve a specific personal or professional goal by providing training, guidance and encouragement and holds you accountable for the desired results. Also, train leaders to understand how to sponsor versus mentor, and how to provide this support effectively.

Addressing the AI Skills Gap – Interview with Meredith Graham

HR Digest

Think about the tedious task of screening through thousands of resumes and finding the perfect candidate for a job. Along with the extended time and effort, the cost of sourcing, screening, and recruiting put a big dent in a company’s recourses.

5 HR Trends Impacting the Industry

OmegaHR Solutions

AI is beginning to give them the tools to automate part of their workflow, automatically screening candidates based on pre-programmed criteria. She’s been published in HR and business publications such as Training Magazine, Boss Magazine and Interesting Engineering.

What to Ask When Interviewing Gig Workers


Founder Tammy Cohen Quoted in HRO Today “Actions with Impact” 10 Ways to Show Your Admins Appreciation & When Not to Give a Gift Training Traps in Background Screening InfoMart, Inc. Tammy Cohen, an industry pioneer and expert in identity and employment screening, founded InfoMart nearly 30 years ago. Deemed the “Queen of Screen,” she’s been a force behind industry-leading innovations. What to Ask When Interviewing Gig Workers.

Blind Hiring in 2019

Astron Solutions

While this was an extremely interesting exercise, it revealed an unconscious behavior that a blind résumé screening may have eliminated.”. Train recruiters and hiring managers. Train them to avoid unconscious biases.

8 AI Trends Heading to HR Departments in 2019


Microsoft is offering training courses for business leaders, IT developers, and startups. We think you might like these Onboarding vs Background Checks: Why You Can’t Afford Not to Screen Founder Tammy Cohen featured in Human Resource Executive: More with Less Is Your State Impacted by Salary History Laws? The High Cost of Failing to Screen 3 Hacks to Help Secure Confidential Information About Job Candidates. BLOG. 8 AI Trends Heading to HR Departments in 2019.

The Top Skills Companies Need — and How to Help Your Employees Develop Them

Linkedin Talent Blog

According to Tamar Elkeles, the chief talent executive for Atlantic Bridge Capital and two-time CLO of the year from Chief Learning Officer magazine, the No. Here’s how you can: Use online assessments or targeted interview questions to screen for these soft skills.

The future of recruiting: How you can hire exceptional employees


They’re confident they excel at their job and can find work easily so they have reduced motivation to go through multiple screenings or interviews. Those skilled workers had been apprentices of the craft and they mastered it after years of training.

5 Simple Strategies to Inspire Disengaged Employees


With all the talk, hype, suggestions, practices, and training that goes into keeping employees engaged, it’s troubling that disengagement is still an issue in so many organizations -- especially considering the significant bottom line impact it can have.

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18


BenFanning1 : #INC Magazine Leadership Columnist and Speaker: Free report to get the most out of your workforce. BradKarsh : Founder and CEO of JB Training Solutions. NoeticConsults : Marketing & Brand Strategy, Research & Training.

Women in Wellness With Charlene Bazarian

Thrive Global

When Carla finally had an opening in her client list, I jumped at the chance to train with her. Carla simultaneously became my no-nonsense trainer who helped me develop a love for weight training that I never envisioned possible but also became a dear friend.

Using technology and social media for engaging relationships

Strategic HCM

HR Magazine has a quite nice article on social media, and notes a number of its major benefits including communication, recruitment and learning. This is also trailed in the HR Magazine article – though it’s not yet up on the website at the time of writing.

Are Flip Phones More Productive?


Really, though, what would we do with our eyes, while waiting in the line at the grocery store or sitting on the train, if they weren’t glued to a screen? How to Work Smart Without Giving up Your Smartphone. Would you swap your smartphone for a flip phone?

Hiring the Person, Not the Resume

Cielo HR Leader

You''ve conducted screenings, phone and face-to-face interviews, background checks, resume review and comprehensive reference confirmations. businesses increased training budgets by an average of 15% in 2013—reflecting the highest growth percentage in the past seven years.

How to improve your employer brand


Providing development and training. Employers have an opportunity to build training and development programs to attract certain types of candidates. Give each employee the means to control their own education or training, whichever form that may take.

The Digital Crystal Ball That Improves Employee Retention

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

And if you’re lucky enough to find and hire new qualified candidates to replace these staff members, onboarding them isn’t cheap—on average, it costs $1,200 to train each new employee, according to an Investopedia report.

AI: Making Sense of all the claims – Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference Interview of John Sumser

HR Examiner

John Sumser sits down with David Shadovitz, editor at Human Resource Executive Magazine, to discuss why companies aren’t actually using AI in their HR Tech. Chat bots that do screening. Video with full transcript.

How to Hire Data Scientists When It Seems Like There Are None to Hire


As one analyst told Fortune Magazine , “the very term pushes their value up.”. Train your current employees in data. For instance, after the “take-home” test, have a tech savvy team member perform the initial phone screen to be sure your candidates can talk the talk.

How to Win the War for Talent


According to CIO magazine, one in 10 Millennials said they wouldn’t even consider a company if they can’t apply on a mobile device. Additional training and development opportunities?