Background Checks, LIARs and Guns on the Job


As the debate over gun control rages, some observers believe letting employees carry guns to work is the answer. Any employer considering guns at work should have a good background check policy in place first. In the aftermath of several high-profile workplace shootings, some observers think the answer is arming employees, or allowing workers to bringContinue reading “Background Checks, LIARs and Guns on the Job”

Job Seekers! What Human Resources Learn About YOU!


In today’s job environment, job seekers have to hit the ground running. And human resources are always trying to stay one step ahead, to get to the truth about candidates. One of the first things a job seeker usually does will be to try to clean up their social networking profiles; they will be franticallyContinue reading “Job Seekers! What Human Resources Learn About YOU!”

You Check Your Credit, Why Not Your Criminal Background? [Infographic]


You hear it everywhere; in the news, advertising in print and on TV. What’s in YOUR credit report? With the importance of good credit for your financial condition, it is necessary to check your credit history regularly. In fact, it is so essential, financial planners recommend you run a check ONCE A YEAR, if notContinue reading “You Check Your Credit, Why Not Your Criminal Background? [Infographic]”

Ovation & Simply Hired: Partners for Better Hiring


Ovation Technologies Announces Partnership with SimplyHired and a New Personal Background Check Feature for Job Seekers Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2012 Tampa Bay based software company, Ovation Technologies, announced a partnership with SimplyHired that makes it easier for employers to advertise jobs through the Ovation hiring tool. Ovation helps businesses create professional job posts thatContinue reading “Ovation & Simply Hired: Partners for Better Hiring”

Background Checks: Do Them Right!


Background checks are a valuable hiring tool; part of a proactive strategy to build the best, safest workforce. However, like any other tool, there are times when background checks are not perfect—especially when they are used improperly.

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