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Background Check Temporary Workers?

Temporary, contingent, and contract workers hereafter temp workers currently make up more than one-quarter of the entire workforce population—up nearly 20% since 2018. Temp workers are often brought in to fill in for someone who is on leave or provide an extra hand...

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Reaching Applicants Where They Live: On Their Phones

Ever since Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone in 1876, it has become a major tool in connecting people all over the globe. Fast forward to the 21st Century where it is believed the HSPA+ iPhone is the smartest smart phone in the world. Very few of us have...

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Hire The Right Person The First Time!!!

The primary goal of a hiring manager is to hire the right person, the first time. Most employers and hiring managers believe that they are doing so effectively. The truth is that many are not. Hiring managers understand, past behaviors serves as the best predictor for...

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The Negatives of Negligence in Hiring Practices

The Negatives of Negligence in Hiring Practices

Finding suitable employees involves more than checking previous job experience, education, and skills. The hiring process should also include background checks to ensure that employees who are hired will not put other employees, customers, clients, or members of the...

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Criminals, Liars, and Cheats

Criminals, Liars, and Cheats

Q: Have you ever hired any criminals, liars, or cheats? A: You probably have! If the legendary Walt Disney were still alive, his remarkable imagination could never conjure up half the stories we could tell you about the employment background screenings we complete on...

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Criminal Records

Criminal Records

Every tiny shape you see within each state in the map above represents a county or parish. There are close to 3000 of them in the United States, and within them there are thousands and thousands of individual police departments, sheriff’s offices, and other law...

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In God We Trust

In God We Trust

Everyone Else Needs a Background Check Fortunately, when you think about the many thousands of churches, few are forced to experience the damaging consequences of poor and negligent hiring decisions. At LaborChex, we believe every church should check the backgrounds...

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Nightmare Hiring

Nightmare Hiring

Consider the following scenario: You hire someone who seemed great on paper and interviewed perfectly, and you’re thinking, “This person is really going to help us out.” But a week later, a couple of police officers show up holding some papers that look really...

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They Don’t Have to Be a Commercial Driver

They Don’t Have to Be a Commercial Driver

Imagine this: You hire sales reps who are on the road making calls. The reps use their personal vehicles and pay for insurance. You reimburse these employees for some expenses. One day, a rep runs a stop sign while texting on their cell phone and causes an...

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Belhaven University
Buffalo Wild Wings
CCClark
Ceratizit
Citizens Bank
Clearwater
CoachUSA
Community Bank
CSpire
Dickerson
Diversified Members Credit Union
Dunn Paper
GG
Haile
Hood
Hook Pkg
InTime
Lane Chevrolet
Managed PAY
Memorial
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Oceanagold Haile Operation
Rameys
Richard Schwartz & Associates, P.A.
Southern Mississippi
Touchstone
United Methodist Senior Services
VT Halter Marine
Wilson