How Does an Educational Background Affect Salary?
Whether you’re a job seeker or a higher manager, you’ve likely wondered, “how does education affect salary“? In reality, it depends on the industry and job title. For some fields, a professional educational background will increase salary while it doesn’t make much of a difference in others. Job seekers want to know that employers are…Read More
What to Do if a Candidate Lies About Their Education
Did you know that an estimated 85 percent of people lie about something their resume? With the staggering number of people looking for a job right now due to layoffs because of the COVID-19 pandemic, that number might be even higher. Potential candidates might be tempted to take drastic measures in order to qualify for…Read More
Avoid Expensive Hiring Mistakes: Check Employee Diplomas
Imagine this scenario: You’ve identified a good candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a respected state school. You know this because it said so on her resume and application. Maybe she even included a scan of her degree. Your human resources duties are done for the week. But are they? Resume Misrepresentation Misrepresentation of educational…Read More
Why You Should Conduct a Background Check before Hiring a Caregiver for an Elderly Family Member
As the American population gets older and more and more people enter retirement, families are concerned about caring for their loved ones. Many senior citizens want to continue living in their homes instead of moving to an assisted living facility or a nursing home. If family members are unable to provide care as often as…Read More
Common Mistakes Businesses Make When Conducting Pre-Employment Background Checks
Conducting background checks on job applicants is an essential part of the hiring process. Employers often rush through the process or fail to stay up to date on changing laws. This can lead them to make mistakes. These are some of the most common mistakes employers make when conducting background checks on prospective employees and…Read More
How Far Back Do Pre-Employment Background Checks Go?
Most employers conduct background checks on job applicants as part of the hiring process. A background check can uncover important information such as criminal convictions and can allow an employer to verify an applicant’s education and previous employment. Some employers also check candidates’ credit if they would be working in positions that involve handling money.…Read More
Why Employers Should Verify Job Applicants’ Education
Employers in most fields have educational requirements when they hire applicants for open positions. Businesses want to choose candidates who have degrees or certifications that are relevant to the position to make sure that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to do the job. Some Job Applicants Provide False Information about Education Unfortunately, some…Read More