A #SHRM16 Interview with Ray Bixler of SkillSurvey

I have to admit that I have long said that reference checks have limited value. Let me differentiate that from background checks of which I am a big proponent. However, after interviewing Ray Bixler of SkillSurvey I may have to change my tune. Getting rid of the phone According to Bixler, who has been the …

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EEOC Issues New Restrictions On the Use of Background Checks

  On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 reinforcing and adding stronger restrictions on the use of background checks by employers. “Wait, I thought …

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Background Checks: Why the FCRA Basics Are Important

In my opinion ALL hiring organizations should conduct thorough background checks. The expense is not all that great and the problems it may save you more than offset the cost. However, if you are going to do it there are rules you have to follow. In my consulting and teaching I find that many smaller …

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The Carnival of HR: A Global Party

Prem Rao, of People at Work & Play, is hosting this version of the Carnival of HR. He calls it a Global Carnival. There are posts galore in this Global celebration. Many of the regulars but a good dose of new authors are included. If you can’t find something interesting to read here, well then …

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