Your new potential hire has just left your office following a final interview. You feel great about their attitude and they appear to have the pedigree of a top candidate. They have all the signs for success: a resume full of great experience, stories about converting tough clients, and the charisma/charm and character you’ve only ever read about in hiring books.
The Association’s guidance is targeted to all employers that utilize employment background checks to vet employees for job opportunities. Company roles in human resources, legal compliance, risk management, finance and general management should review the full press release.
With the increasing number of employers conducting background checks, public concerns have arisen pertaining to the method, use and fairness of such checks in potentially barring applicants from employment.
First Contact HR has compiled a list of the most significant trends that are shaping the background screening industry.
Looking for a good read? First Contact HR’s newest white paper, “4 Steps to Complying with the FCRA when Conducting Background Checks” is available now! Click here to download.
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Known for innovation and continuous improvement, First Contact HR portrays these characteristics with the launch of its brand new website. Change is a sign of our times, so why not embrace it … with a face-lift! That’s right, our website, FirstContactHR.com got a fresh, new look to match the personality of our brand.
First Contact HR helps clients hire the right employees from the start with a comprehensive suite of background screening services including drug and alcohol testing, identity verifications, criminal and credit history research, driving records and much more.
What better way to show off the services we offer with a fresh-looking, new website that makes it easier for the world to discover them.
What’s more is that we’ve also integrated an up-to-date newsroom where you can get industry and company news, blog posts, and tons of resources all in one place! You can even join our social media community on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
On June 30, 2011, Leon Singletary talked about First Contact HR’s new division, MyPartTimePRO.com on Critical Mass: Coast to Coast on OC Talk Radio. Leon Singletary is the CEO of MyPartTimePRO.com, a website designed to match companies with talented people seeking flexible and part-time work arrangements.
On the site, Leon said “It connects educated, accomplished professionals with meaningful, flexible employment opportunities. For those job seekers who are looking for temporary to permanent positions, virtual positions, part time positions, freelance opportunities, this site gives them the opportunity to connect with employers…”
To listen to the entire interview click the play button below or click here.
On May 26, 2011, Leon Singletary discussed First Contact HR’s services as well as offered industry insights on Critical Mass: Coast to Coast on OC Talk Radio. Hosted by Ric Franzi, Leon and Ric talk about the role full-service background checks and HR security plays in mid-market company’s hiring decisions.
When asked about guiding principles used to grow the firm, Leon says “[we] have a number of values that really start with client focus, you know, [we] believe that it is the core of our business and it’s really a differentiator for us…” To listen to the entire interview click the play button below or click here.
Tonight at 6:30PM ET, First Contact HR Principal, Leon Singletary will be interviewed by Ric Franzi, host of “Critical Mass For Business.” Critical Mass on OC Talk Radio is a weekly, 1 hour radio show featuring “thought leaders” in the U.S. business community.
Internet job posting company, MyPartTimePRO (a division of First Contact HR), will be the topic of discussion in tonight’s broadcast. MyPartTimePRO.com is a website dedicated to connecting educated and accomplished individuals seeking part time work, with meaningful and flexible employment opportunities.
Tune in for a thought-provoking and informative discussion on the background of the company, current opportunities and challenges in the industry, opportunities for growth and more!
- Tune in at 6:30PM ET online at http://octalkradio.net -