It’s not hard to understand why some job seekers might fabricate their education history on a resume. After all, some open positions in your company could require a job-related degree, tempting desperate applicants to list levels of education that they have not attained. It is one of the most common misrepresentations on applications and resumes,… Read More »
Metrodata Services Set to Attend PA and NY SHRM Conferences
This month, Metrodata Services Inc., WNY’s leading pre-employment screening service, will be attending the Pennsylvania State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017 State Conference and New York State Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017 State Conferences. These conferences will further position Metrodata Services employees as experts in the employee background… Read More »
What Arrests Show Up on an Employee Criminal Background Check?
Today, employers are more concerned than ever about arrest records. They want to be sure that a criminal background check will reveal these records and, equally as important, that it will fill in the details of the arrest. Typically, a new arrest will show up on an Employee Criminal Background Check in Buffalo within twenty-four… Read More »
Are You Growing Your Team this Fall? Make Sure You Conduct a National Criminal Records Search!
You might already know all the benefits of ordering a background check, but let’s reiterate, anyway: It confirms that your candidates are telling the truth on their resume, application, and during an interview. It helps to reduce the risk of workplace violence and unsafe conditions by identifying potential employees who had harmed others during previous… Read More »
Hiring for Skilled Trades? Here are Three Reasons You Should Consider Professional License Verification
If your business hires workers from the skilled trades, you’re looking for someone who has been trained at a vocational or technical college or has completed an apprenticeship program. That individual will have received a certificate (journeyman machinist papers, for example) that proves he or she has gone through the training and is worth the… Read More »
Are Your Candidates Lying in an Interview? Previous Employment Cerification Can Help Expose the Truth!
She seems to be everything you’ve been looking for in a candidate for your office opening. Her resume is well-organized and comprehensive. Her experience is what you need right now, and she said all the right things in her interview. You’re so impressed with this young lady that you dismiss any notions of checking with… Read More »
Five Reasons Every Employer in Buffalo Should Conduct a Criminal Background Check During the Hiring Process
You’ve got an open position that needs to be filled, so you start the ball rolling. You publish the job on your website or on the e Buffalo News, sort through the applications, pick the most qualified, possibly do a phone interview, and complete the process with a face-to-face meeting. You’re ready to hire. Or… Read More »
How Can Employment Background Screening Help You Hire the Perfect Candidate?
Hiring for your company can be an unenviable task. It often feels more like a guessing game than an organized process. You’re trying to find someone with the right skills and education, of course, but you also want an employee who fits into your company’s culture. Your business’s reputation, the well-being of your current workers,… Read More »