Category Archives: Pre-employment screening
Screening employment applicants is a crucial step in maintaining a strong and reputable work force. Pre-employment screening can include background checks, previous employment verification, credit checks, ID Verification, and driving records. StarPoint Employment Screening is your one stop shop for … Continue reading
For every retail position filled, there is retail theft happening. Sometimes these individuals are desperate, sometimes they just do it for fun. But it happens often. On the bright side, there are ways to not only detect theft, but even … Continue reading
A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) workplace violence survey found that more than 50 percent of the respondents were concerned that workplace violence might occur at their organization. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, an average of … Continue reading
Every employer must take the time to review and understand the complicated requirements of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. §§1681-1681u, et seq., when obtaining consumer reports and/or making employment decisions based on those reports. The FCRA … Continue reading
Regardless of the size of your business, pre-employment screening is a necessary hiring practice to avoid lawsuits and costly hiring mistakes. Gone are the days of a simple reference check and a few phone calls to screen new employees. Amid … Continue reading
While employers expect to add jobs by the end of 2010, they’re forecasting losses for 2011—attributable to employee theft.
The federal government should not eliminate an employer’s use of credit histories to help make decisions about job candidates, a representative for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) during a public … Continue reading
Employers should not troll through employees’ Facebook accounts under false pretenses, according to David Fortney, an attorney with Fortney & Scott in Washington, D.C. Speaking on Dec. 9, 2010, at the National Employment Law Institute’s Employment Law Conference in Washington, … Continue reading
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Welcome to the StarPoint Employment Screening Blog. This blog is dedicated to sharing valuable and helpful info with employers and human resource managers about pre-employment screening, state laws, useful forms and more.