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Workplace Training: Don’t Sabotage Yourself at Work!

Workplace Training: Don’t Sabotage Yourself at Work! While we primarily deal in Human Resources and Pre-Employment, we also want to offer training and education to workers of all stripes! Today we will be focused on anyone feeling like they are in a rut....

Workplace Drug Test Policies Unaffected by Legalized Marijuana

Workplace Drug Test Policies Unaffected by Legalized Marijuana Is a candidate thinking about sparking one up before starting a new job? They might want to reconsider! Legal experts agree that no matter how many places legalize marijuana, the American workforce should...

Revamp Talent Management to Develop Employees into Leaders

Revamp Talent Management to Develop Employees into Leaders We all agree that we’re in the 21st century, right? Then why do so many organizations have Talent Management models that are clearly from the business stone age? After all, the entire point of managing...

President Obama’s Fair Chance Business Pledge Broken Down

President Obama’s Fair Chance Business Pledge Broken Down From whitehouse.gov: “The White House is building on past efforts by challenging businesses to take on the “Fair Chance Business Pledge,” a nationwide call-to-action to accomplish the shared goal of...

What Do You Risk When You Omit or Use a Sub-Par Background Check?

What Do You Risk When You Omit or Use a Sub-Par Background Check? A new story has broken showing the weight of what can happen when a pre-hire background check is not quite up to snuff. Today’s news actually involves an entire school district regarding a case...

Uber and Background Screening

Uber and Background Screening By now we’ve all heard about Jason Dalton in Kalamazoo, who was arrested after a wave of attacks the day before. For some inexplicable reason, after the dust had settled it seemed the media decided to turn its attention on Uber and...

TRICKY TERMS DEFINED: Clearing Up Your Background Check

TRICKY TERMS DEFINED: Clearing Up Your Background Check One of the things we pride ourselves on most at InfoQuest is the clarity we offer to our clients. In the ever-changing worlds of Human Resources and Consumer Reporting, the last thing you need weighing you down...

Tenant Screening for Property Managers: What to Look For

Tenant Screening for Property Managers: What to Look For While we do deal largely in the world of Human Resources, we are also well versed in the applicant screening process for property management. There are many platforms available to assist property managers in...

Social Media Screening and the Federal Government

Social Media Screening and the Federal Government Confirmation has come from the Federal Government that Social Media history will be reviewed as a part of its pre-employment process for security clearance. Today we will be breaking down some key details about the new...

What tools are in your Talent Management Toolbox?

What tools are in your Talent Management Toolbox? Recruiting and retaining top talent is a high priority for any organization experiencing growth. Designated recruiters and HR departments will spend thousands of hours advertising, interviewing, screening, etc. But in...

What Credit Report Information Can An Employer See?

What Credit Report Information Can An Employer See? A lot of folks use the term “Credit Report” and “Credit Score” interchangeably, but there are a few key differences between the two. For one, the Credit Score is actually created based on the...

Using Talent Assessments to Hire the Cream of the Crop

Using Talent Assessments to Hire the Cream of the Crop We live in a data-driven time. Personally, we love data. It’s reliable. It’s objective. It’s accurate. Data analytics can improve the effectiveness of practically any division of any company, and...

Partner Post – Hiring Trends That Continue to Dominate

Partner Post – Hiring Trends That Continue to Dominate Today’s blog comes to us from our partner company TTI Success Insights and their Content Specialist, Dina Giovale. Strong relationships key to talent acquisition success Some areas in recruiting — such...

SkillSurvey Case Study: Golden Living

SkillSurvey Case Study: Golden Living Many organizations have turned to SkillSurvey Reference Checks as a means to get better information regarding prospective employees. Let’s take a look at what happened when Golden Living called upon SkillSurvey for their...

SHRM Blog: Give Your Reference Check a Checkup

SHRM Blog: Give Your Reference Check a Checkup Roy Maurer writes in the SHRM blog post “Reference Check Checkup” that it is important to assess your reference checking process to make sure that you and your hiring managers are “asking good questions – and talking to...

Traditional Employment Reference Checks vs SkillSurvey

Traditional Employment Reference Checks vs SkillSurvey Capturing employment reference checks can be a tedious and frustrating task. Take a look at how InfoQuest leverages technology to not only capture MORE employment verifications with MORE data while reducing...

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