Pre-Employ Blog

5 Reasons You May Hate Your Background Check Company

Posted by Bob Mather on May 10, 2016

We were recently awarded #1 background check company in the nation based on our customer service, and it made us look at the trends over the past 20 years and celebrate the fact that finally, customer service is the number one reason employers love or hate their background check provider. Initially, much attention was given to the technology side of things.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks

BMW to Pay $1.6 million, Rehire Black Workers : EEOC Background Check

Posted by Bob Mather on September 09, 2015

According to a press release From The EEOC, The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina entered a consent decree ordering BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW) to pay $1.6 million and provide job opportunities to alleged victims of race discrimination as part of the resolution of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). 

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks, EEOC

Hiring Executives Reveal the Weirdest Replies During Job Interviews

Posted by admin on May 22, 2015

Your hiring process is like a fine tuned, well-oiled engine.  The gears begin churning as you identify that you have a vacancy, making sure to cross your T’s and dot your i’s on developing the position description. You plan out how you’re going to recruit and then put the plan into action. Submission after submission begin to roll in as you gather and review applicant's information and create a list of your interview prospects.  Through this, you generate a series of questions hoping to gain the best and most qualified job applicant to join your workforce. 

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Topics: HR Compliance, Hiring Process, Interview Process

21 of the Funniest Fake Resumes Ever!

Posted by admin on May 15, 2015

It’s no BIG secret that today’s job market is tough.  As an employer you know how it is when a position opens within your company, there is a flood of resumes that come in and the real work begins.  Countless hours going through them looking for something that catches your eye and screams out "ME, I'm the perfect candidate for this position!"  But what about those hilarious resumes that make you scratch your head and think "am I seriously reading this right now?"

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Topics: HR Compliance, Hiring Process

Staffing Agency “Allegedly” Causes FCRA Class-Action Lawsuit Against Major Online Retailer

Posted by Bob Mather on April 13, 2015

On April 7, 2015 a major national online retailer was sued in federal court in Seattle. Like a multitude of other lawsuits sweeping the nation against employers, this lawsuit targets the technicalities of the fair credit reporting act and alleges failures to comply with specific sections. These technicality lawsuits are sweeping the nation and are resulting in astronomical settlements by the employers as well as unwanted and unneeded public relations press. 

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Topics: Human Resources, HR Compliance, FCRA, Class Action Lawsuits