Trends In Screening

2014 EmployeeScreenIQ Background Screening Trends Results

Nearly 600 human resources professionals opened up to EmployeeScreenIQ about how they use employment background checks to make hiring decisions and their candid feedback is detailed in our just-released, fifth annual survey of U.S. based employers. The new report looks at how companies manage the process of employment screening, their practices concerning FCRA, EEOC guidance, candidates’ self-disclosure of criminal records and how they address adverse findings.

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Are We There Yet? Court Delays Slow Background Screening for Employers

We’ve noticed a trend as of late when it comes to criminal background checks that contain records and even worse, “possible records”: It is taking longer and longer to verify this information. This in turn, slows down the employer’s hiring process.

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7 Do's & Don’ts of Background Screening with Social Media

EmployeeScreenIQ’s latest article, “Screening Job Candidates via Social Media: Reckless Practice or Savvy Strategy?” takes on this timely topic and offers you invaluable insights into three key areas of legal risk that accompany the use of these sites.

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2013 Employment Screening Practices & Trends Survey Results

This report shares the findings of EmployeeScreenIQ’s fourth annual survey of 992 U.S.-based human resource professionals regarding their use of employment background checks.

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Hiring Controversies, Contractor Screenings, Social Networking and New Legislation Top EmployeeScreenIQ's 2011 List of Background Screening Trends

Discrimination issues, global screening, contractors, credit checks, social networking and a tsunami of legislation headline the 2011 list of top background screening trends from EmployeeScreenIQ.

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How Another Company’s Downsizing Negatively Affects YOUR Hiring Initiatives

With the increase in organizations that are downsizing, we are finding an alarming trend. Often, these organizations are no longer adequately staffed to be able to provide verifications in a timely manner, if at all for former employees.

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Don’t Let Someone Take Credit For (From) You!

Monitoring your own credit report on a regular basis is the first key in spotting potential fraudulent activity under your name.

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Expediting Your Background Checks Through Electronic Signatures?

The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 2000 (both electronically and in ink), giving electronic contracts the same weight as those executed on paper.

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EmployeeScreenIQ's Guide to Identify Fake Degrees

The following excerpt is a sneak peek to our 30 page "Known Diploma Mills Resource Guide".

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What's New on EmployeeScreen University

Come see some of the recent updates to our site as well as those that will be coming soon!

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