Tag: Small Businesses

Importance of Employment Verification — “But He Said That Was Where He Worked!”

"But the resume said she worked at ABC Company!" It's amazing how often employers are shocked when they find out (after the fact , of course) that someone didn't work where he or she claimed to have worked. But whose fault is it that the person was hired? Noneother than the employer! After all, the discrepancy could have easily been ferreted out with a simple employment verification.

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Background Screening: The Do-It-Yourself Myth

Small businesses and upstart companies are typically run by very savvy entrepreneurs who are looking to maximize their profits by doing as much as they can in-house.  However, in the majority of cases it does not make fiscal sense to have staff members attempt to tackle the sometimes-confusing realm of new...

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