The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the traditional workplace environment. Be it meetings, presentations, or team discussions, they are all happening right from the comfort of home, with hiring being no exception. For small firms and large corporations, the current landscape has created an immediate need to fine-tune policies regarding remote employment. But amid the new… Read More Why a Background Check is Crucial in These Work From Home Times
Welcome Back! Or, if you have just finished part 1, welcome to part 2 of why entrust FactSuite with your employee background verification responsibilities? In the second part, we’ll throw light on some more features and benefits offered by FactSuite to make the process of employee verification hassle-free. But before we dive into these features,… Read More Why Choose FactSuite as Your Background Verification Partner? Part 2
Be it a budding company or an established conglomerate, hiring a new candidate is an investment for everyone in the corporate world. Therefore, the hiring managers are assiduous when they hire people to fill a position in their organization. But with false claims on their resumes and the fake-it-till-you-make-it approach in an interview process, many… Read More Why Choose FactSuite as Your Background Verification Partner? Part 1
Pre-employment screening ensures safety at the workplace, but only if it’s conducted flawlessly. With a foolproof employee background screening in place, a business can identify false claims made by the candidates and eliminate activities that would be detrimental to the brand’s reputation. While employment verification is gaining popularity with every passing year, many companies still… Read More Common Mistakes Employers Make with Employee Background Verification
Misleading employers in a resume occurs more often than expected. It is such common practice that inc.com found that at least 85% of candidates lie on their resumes. But what’s more shocking is the fact that most people never get caught – 79% to be more precise! Therefore, background checks are a crucial aspect of… Read More How Blockchain can be Extrapolated to the Employee Background Verification Process?
We all know how redundant job interviews are, in most cases. Nobody likes doing or attending them, and 90 per cent of the time, the interviews do not test any relevant skills for the position in question. Yes, we are talking about the jury system where many people get together and ask a set of… Read More Why do We Need to Stop doing Conventional interviews?
Research by CareerBuilder revealed that 70% of employers now use social media background checks to hire employees. It is a common practice of companies to use social intelligence and social media for screening employees. In many cases, organizations make hiring decisions purely based on information gathered from candidates’ social media accounts. What is social media… Read More Social Intelligence and Social Media Background Checks – All You Need to Know
Let’s talk about what you should not do when a prospective candidate fails a background verification check in order to understand what you should do. Imagine this: after interviewing 25 candidates, you zero-in on one candidate. You think you’ve found the perfect person. Only until the pre employment screening results come to your inbox. Hold… Read More A Prospective Candidate Failed the Background Verification Check. What do You Do?
To begin with, let’s look at some hard facts – the rate of unemployment is at an all-time high. 85% of job applicants share false information in their CVs. The chances of recruiters getting induced with the misrepresented information while interviewing experienced candidates are one in every six hiring. That’s an alarming number. Whether hiring… Read More Hiring experienced candidates? Get it right with these background checks
For a startup or a growing business where the core team dons multiple hats, hiring the right candidate can affect a company’s growth to a great extent. Startups and growing companies are often cash-crunched and cannot afford to invest in candidates with discrepancies. Hiring a candidate solely based on their resume can sometimes backfire and… Read More Why is Background Verification Important for Growing Businesses?