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Background Checks, Background Screening, Hiring Process

5 Tips for Hiring in a Recession

As the first point of contact for applicants, there’s often a lot of pressure on HR to make informed decisions and bring on the right people. This can be challenging when hiring
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Certn Background Check Process, Your Questions Answered

Background checks are an important pre-employment screening step. They help companies make more informed decisions when choosing which candidate to hire. What is Certn Background
3 min read

International Background Checks by Certn

So you're running a global business. This means you have international hiring laws and background screening policies to comply with. Maybe you’re not fully global yet, but the
2 min read
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What Do Background Checks Reveal

Background checks are a standard practice nowadays with 94% of businesses reporting that they conduct some type of background check on their job candidates. But why do they do it?
3 min read

2023's Top 3 Trends in Background Screening

If you’re in recruitment or talent acquisition and you’re not adopting top employment screening trends like using a vendor who automates background checks or international
4 min read

Owners: Protect Your Assets with Background Checks

You already have a lot to worry about when it comes to building your small business—we get it. So don’t add more work to your future by skipping a vital step. Background checks
5 min read

Streamline Hiring Process for a Better Candidate Experience

Streamline Hiring with Certn and Freshteam  On top of helping you learn meaningful information about your candidate, background checks can contribute to a better candidate
4 min read

How to Overcome International Recruitment Challenges with Certn and Deel

As an HR specialist, what process gives you the biggest headache? The coordination? The communication? The compliance requirements? Now imagine these challenges on a global scale;
6 min read

What Is SOC 2

Developed by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 is an auditing procedure that verifies companies
3 min read

Reduce Your Time to Hire and Increase Hiring Efficiency

The hiring process is always evolving. Recruiters do one thing, and applicants adapt. Recruiters do another, and applicants adapt again. Build an algorithm that will filter CVs
7 min read

2022 HR Trends Background Screening Helps With

2023 is just around the corner. And while the workplace is very different from what it was at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, to say the change is done is
6 min read

How Background Checks Benefit All Business Departments

Background checks are the kind of thing that often stay in the background. They might not be the first thing that comes to mind when your company is looking for ways to reduce
4 min read

Certn's Background Checks Are Easiest to Use

Certonians, the talented and hard-working people here at Certn put a lot of care into making our clients happy with their background checks. At Certn, we help our clients conduct
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Embracing‌ ‌DEI ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Candidate‌ ‌Experience‌ ‌with‌ ‌Certn‌ ‌&‌ ‌Pinpoint‌

Certn recently joined hands with Pinpoint to bring out a candidate-first platform. They will help recruiters hire faster, better, and smarter.  Hiring is a complex process with a
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7 FCRA Best Practices for US Employers

What is the FCRA?  Enacted back in 1970, the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was designed to promote fairness and accuracy and ensure data confidentiality for consumers
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Enhance Your Security Controls with Certn and Tugboat Logic Integration

All business functions, including talent management and human resources - in an organization will need to undergo a security audit. Whenever that happens, your team needs to be
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Canada's Top Growing Companies: Certn's Outstanding Growth

Canada's Top Growing Companies Certn ranks 22 on The Globe and Mail’s third-annual ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies and we couldn't be more excited!  We're pleased to
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Beyond Risk: At Certn, It's All About Tech, Trust and Truth

The background check industry has too long revolved around risk and safety – intimidating topics. Many of our competitors use fear and uncertainty as a selling point. But at
3 min read

Why Background Checks Are an Asset to Your Hiring Team

Hiring mistakes cost money. Just how much, exactly? According to some estimates, a bad hire typically costs about 30% of their first-year salary. So it makes sense to try and
3 min read

Worried? Don't Be Intimidated By Background Checks

If you’re not familiar with or have any knowledge of the many benefits that background checks provide to businesses, then it is completely understandable why you may feel
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Why Background Checks are the Answer to Safe Online Dating

Being able to provide human beings with resources to help them feel comfortable and safe is priceless to any organization. Recently one of the biggest online dating platforms with
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Canada's Cannabis Industry and Criminal Record Checks

Employment in the cannabis industry in Canada is growing. In 2018, Canada introduced legalized recreational cannabis to the nation through the Cannabis Act, and employment in the
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Police Check Turnaround Times are at All-Time Highs

Tis the season where if you’re planning to coach hockey, you should be thinking about getting your annual background check! However, many leagues run on volunteers and one thing
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Non-Profit Employee Background Screening Services

Don't let a bad hire ruin your reputation or compromise your mission. If you're a volunteer association or non-profit organization, you can trust Certn with your background checks
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