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Ban the Box Laws & The Fair Chance Policy – What You Need To Know!

Ban the Box Laws were adopted nationwide to ensure that an employer solely focus in on a candidate’s job qualification without any notion towards results of a criminal record along with any additional information in relation on a past conviction until proper hiring has been performed. These laws are active in over 150 cities and

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i-9 Forms & What You Need To Know!

Recent i–9 Forms: Purpose: The purpose of the Form I–9 is to correctly and lawfully validate an individual’s self and employment permission within the United States. For both citizens and noncitizens, it is required that employers guarantee proper completion by both parties of the I–9 Form.    For the Employee: When completing the Form I–9,

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Judicial Power and the State of Florida

It is crucial that individuals stay up to date not only with state laws, but with the overall format of a state’s judiciary system. The reason being is that many individuals on both sides, employer and employee, may find themselves in a court case. If the situation does arise, one should always have confidence in

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Know the State Laws

While Americans function under one nation, our state borders function on the contrary to separate individuals under specific laws. None the less, the possibility of a turnaround in laws and what is required in the work force is consistently present (specifically when the time for a new legislation approaches). For these reasons, HR departments should

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Beat the Crisis Before the Crisis Beats You

No industry is alike. Different job seekers target specific hiring qualities that correlate to the job at hand, and while employers work to seek out these specific traits, it is equally an employers duty to promise proper preparation for any possible multinational crisis. One example of the preparation that employees should expect from their employer

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Why Collecting Data is Important

Applicant hiring decisions should boil down to many factors that coincide with the research that the hiring employee has conducted: Background screenings, understanding of management, the process and expectations of career development and lastly, systems that provide us with succession planning options and outlets. Gathering such data can be time consuming, and even an obstacle.

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What Every Candidate Being Screened Should Know

Being told that a background check is being issued on you for employment purposes can be a nerve triggering experience, even if you have nothing to hide! Candidates never know what an employee may see that they dislike, or may harbor judgement towards. Here are a few things to always keep in mind when issuing

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Where Myers-Briggs Falls Short

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a psychological self-report that many of us have heard of, some of us may know nothing about, and on the contrary is a theory that our psych guru’s know all too well. Regardless of which category you fall into, it is likely that the results of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

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5 Best Practices for Background Checking: Employment History

While Smart Screen Tech is not the only background check system for employers to choose from, we pride our company in being the quickest, most dependent, and cost efficient. Moreover, we adhere to what we believe to be our 5 Best Practices for Background Checking Employment History: The values in which we follow that continue

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STRENGTHENING THE WORK VALUE CHAIN

Step one in creating a successful business is taking one’s idea (s) and putting them into action. Sounds easy, right? Well yes, but there are many steps that follow in order to differentiate between a simple business idea and a successful business venture. Although there are many steps that one must take in order to

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