What background checks are required?
All positions require a Standard Enhanced Criminal Background Screening which consists of Federal Criminal Record Search, State Criminal Record Search, National Criminal Search, Sexual Predator Search, National SS# Trace/Verification, and Criminal County Search. Additional background screenings are available based on the job responsibilities.
What is the turnaround time on the overall background check process?
The overall background screening process will vary based on types of screenings and information provided by the candidate. Most background screening results are received within 5-10 business days after the candidate completes the background consent forms.
Can the hiring manager have access to background check information detail?
No, all background check information is confidential and not shared.
Are internal candidates subject to background checks as well?
Yes, a background check must be performed on any existing employee being transferred, reassigned, reclassified, or promoted to a new position, unless the employee has had a background investigation within the past year.
What causes a delay in a background screening?
There are many reasons why there are delays in the background screening process, such as untimely receipt of the candidate background documents, international background verification, discrepancies in the information the candidate provided and manual searches.
How do I decide the right interview questions to ask? Is there a standard?
Developing effective interview questions is the key to a successful employment interview. Interview questions should be based on the requirements, skills, and competencies necessary to perform the job. Work with your Talent Acquisition Specialist during the recruiting intake to identify key competencies for the position. Using the key competencies, your Talent Acquisition Specialist can assist with developing behavioral questions. Behavioral interviewing questions are designed to gain insight into an applicant's qualities and characteristics, as evidenced by past behaviors.
What approvals are needed to complete a hire?
When the hiring manager initiates and submits the job opening, the approval chain will automatically commence. For a standard refill, the approvers are TAM Coordinator, Business Manager, Budget, and Recruiter. For a new position, the approval chain is TAM Coordinator, Class and Comp, one-up from hiring manager, Business Manager, Budget, and Recruiter.
How do managers ensure an intake happens?
Once you have determined that you have an opening, discuss your departmental needs with your HRBP and contact your Talent Acquisition Specialist to set up an intake meeting.