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Social Media: The Productivity Killer

Social Media Killer

A little time on Facebook during the workday won’t hurt, right? Wrong! Despite common wisdom, research shows that time spent on the platform can prove to be a real drag on productivity. Click here to download the PDF.

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Social Media Fails that Got People Fired

Social Media Fail

As we all know, employers aren’t just looking at candidates’ criminal backgrounds anymore to determine a good fit. Companies want the whole picture, and nothing captures a better portrait than social media. But if misused, social sharing sites could spell disaster for employees. Here are a few of the most unforgettable social media fails that … Continue reading Social Media Fails that Got People Fired

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Labor Laws and Social Media

Social Media and Labor Laws

Whether through firsthand accounts or via the national news, we’ve all heard stories of someone who’s been booted from a job because they trash-talked their employer online. In today’s Internet-driven culture, it’s a pretty common occurrence, and you’d think that most in the workforce would know better. But it turns out, all negative online chatter … Continue reading Labor Laws and Social Media

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8 Celebs Whose Social Media Wouldn’t Pass Our Screening

8 Celebs Whose Social Media Wouldn't Pass Our Screening

In today’s media landscape, people in the public eye rely heavily on social media to craft their images. But if they were normal, everyday folk, their “strategies” for cultivating an enthusiastic following probably wouldn’t go over so well with prospective employers. Here are the eight celebs who’d likely fail our social background screening. 1. Kim … Continue reading 8 Celebs Whose Social Media Wouldn’t Pass Our Screening

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What Shows Up on a Social Media Background Check?

social media background screening checks red flags on social media for job seekers

No matter how cautious you are on social media, something can always slip through the cracks with all of the tagging options on various platforms. And maybe after you’re hired at a job you become a little less strict with your online presence despite the possibility of ongoing background screening throughout your employment. So, what … Continue reading What Shows Up on a Social Media Background Check?

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How To Screen Freelance Employees

Freelancer

There are many benefits to hiring independent contractors for various jobs. Freelance workers have flexible hours and can be hired for specific projects. You can hire freelancers to help with work overload and prevent your full-time employees from working overtime. Sometimes companies hire freelance workers as a sort of assessment to see if they will … Continue reading How To Screen Freelance Employees

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Branding Your Hiring Process to Attract and Retain Talent

Interview Process Employment Screening

One of the biggest challenges today’s employers face is the hiring process. Attracting good talent can be hard when today’s jobs are about the perks – exciting catered lunches, flexible work-from-home arrangements and more. However, you don’t have to be Google to develop a great hiring process that will help you both attract and retain … Continue reading Branding Your Hiring Process to Attract and Retain Talent

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5 Unusual Ways to Find Great Job Candidates During the Hiring Process

Job Candidate

So you’ve asked for referrals and posted the job description to your company’s website. Now what? Whether you’re getting very few candidates or you want to get even more potential candidates through the door, learning how to find amazing future employees is key to filling positions at your company with talented people. So before you … Continue reading 5 Unusual Ways to Find Great Job Candidates During the Hiring Process

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Social Media Secrets and Spying: Why You Should Use a Screening Service

Background Screening Spy

Ongoing screening is a part of almost any company at one point or another. Whether you have a policy of performing continued background checks after a person has been hired or you make it a policy to check up on any information presented to HR about employees, almost every company performs some type of screening … Continue reading Social Media Secrets and Spying: Why You Should Use a Screening Service

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How To Hire A Millennial

Hire Millennial

Chances are, if you’re in charge of hiring in your office, you already know about the many advantages and downsides of hiring Millennial employees. Millennials are currently the youngest generation of workers out there and range in age from 20 to around 30. They’re well-known for being tech savvy, having tons of connections and being … Continue reading How To Hire A Millennial

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