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13.11.2019 : News

Why is obtaining a driving record mandatory for employers in the road transport sector?

A driving record is a document issued by the authorities of a territory that contains several pieces of information about a motor vehicle driver, such as their competence and history of Highway Safety Code violations. This is particularly mandatory for employers in the road transport sector who are looking to hire new employees. Find out why. A candidate’s driving record indicates whether they possess the skills required for a job… Lire la suite »

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12.11.2019 :

What are the challenges with international employee background check?

While background checks already have their share of challenges, they are all the more important in an era of globalization and privacy. Hiring employees who have worked abroad adds complexity to the verification process on several levels. Are you planning to background check a potential immigrant employee or someone who has worked abroad? Read on to familiarize yourself with the different challenges involved and avoid unpleasant surprises. Background checks for… Lire la suite »

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07.10.2019 :

3 things to know before conducting an employment history check in Canada

Companies need reliable employees. But not all job candidates are honest, either on their resumes or in a job interview. To overcome this phenomenon and avoid poor recruitment decisions, you can perform an employment history check before hiring a candidate. Let’s explore the subject together. Employment history checks in Canada The first step before proceeding with this investigation is to obtain the written consent of the candidate. It is also… Lire la suite »

03.10.2019 : News

Why obtain a new employee’s job references?

There is a risk involved every time you hire a new employee. The new hire could, of course, prove to be the perfect employee, making a huge difference in your company… but they could also turn out to be a bad hire that will cost you time and money. Find out how you can obtain job references for a potential employee to help you make the best hiring decisions possible…. Lire la suite »

03.10.2019 : News

How to verify the authenticity of a candidate’s diploma for a position in Canada

Education is generally a very important factor for recruiters in a job selection process. After all, applicants acquire the knowledge and many of the skills necessary to perform a job during their academic training. This makes it crucial for hiring managers to check the authenticity of the diplomas mentioned in the job applications they deem interesting. But how do you do this? Performing an education check is now essential Every… Lire la suite »

03.10.2019 : News

Why is the exit interview of an employee important for your company?

Employees are most likely to share their honest views on your company during their exit interview, since they have no fear that their answers will influence their status within the company. This process can therefore provide you with valuable insight into your organization, helping you retain your staff and improve your recruitment. Find out why. Exit interviews can help retain talent In the event of a voluntary departure, the employee’s… Lire la suite »

09.07.2019 : News

Are background checks important for self-employed workers?

According to a recent study of the Canadian employment sector, nearly 45% of the Canadian workforce will be self-employed by 2020. These revealing figures show that an increasing number of companies are dealing with freelancers to perform a variety of tasks that are often essential to their operations. However, some organizations don’t pay as much attention to the hiring process for their freelancers as they do for hiring full-time employees…. Lire la suite »

10.06.2019 : News

How to prepare for a background check

Employers who conduct background checks on their candidates want to confirm certain information about them and make certain that they will be a good fit for the company and not pose any risk to their organization.
If you are in the top tier of candidates to fill a position, the hiring manager may want to conduct a background check before hiring you. Your work experience, education, references, verification of identity, criminal history or any relevant verification to the position you applied for may be reviewed as part of this process.
If you want to land the position, you should do everything possible to be adequately prepared for this potential situation. Find out how.

10.06.2019 : News

Employers: Why should you verify the status of a professional trade or accreditation?

Construction workers, engineers, technicians, teachers… nowadays, 20% of professions in Canada require a professional trade or a certification delivered by specific regulatory bodies in each province.
Hiring a candidate for a position requiring such accreditation requires companies to verify the status, the accuracy of the title of the trade and the legitimacy of the institution that delivered it.

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10.06.2019 : News

How can recruiters benefit from social media screening?

Before hiring a job candidate, there are several methods of checking if the individuals who present themselves are really who they claim to be. Among these methods is social media screening. When you decide to proceed with screening a candidate, social media can be a real gold mine of information and gives a unique glimpse in to how an applicant presents themselves outside a professional interview. Discover what benefits social media screening can bring to recruiters.

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29.04.2019 : News

How do background checks protect a company’s reputation?

Today, organizations and individuals looking for business partners want to surround themselves with people with a good reputation. The image a company projects is so crucial that it can influence the number of contracts it wins, the volume of its sales, and even the price of its products or services. An increasing number of companies rely on background check services to ensure that their reputation is maintained. Find out why…. Lire la suite »

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01.04.2019 : News

Resume verification: how to authenticate

A company’s strength is derived from its employees. On the other hand, when an employee makes a false statement on their resume when applying for a job, the hiring company significantly increases the risk of losses. In this regard, there are some solutions that will prevent these poor hiring decisions. Here are some things you need to know about how to verify the accuracy of the information in a resume…. Lire la suite »

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28.01.2019 : News

Driving record check: what jobs require it?

An individual’s driving record can reveal a history of offences such as impaired driving, speeding or dangerous driving. It also includes details of the driver’s licence and its history for a defined period, current status, active suspensions and fines. For some recruiters, an in-depth check of a candidate’s driving record is particularly useful in assessing whether a candidate meets industry standards, corporate insurance requirements and can reliably drive a company… Lire la suite »

06.01.2019 : News

Detecting resume fraud costlier as deceptions become more subtle

Job applicants are becoming more subtle in how they falsify their resumes It may seem paradoxical that as companies become more efficient in performing effective background screening on applicants, the process is becoming more costly. The reason is simple: job applicants are becoming more subtle in how they falsify their resumes. They exaggerate and inflate rather than outright lie. Instead of deliberately lying on their resume by making up non-existent… Lire la suite »

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04.09.2018 : News

Ontario is about to regulate pay transparency in the hiring process

The Ontario government passed Bill 3, the Pay Transparency Act 2018, on April 26, 2018. This Act will come into force on January 1, 2019, making Ontario the first province in Canada passing legislation regarding the regulation of pay transparency in the hiring process. This legislation is a part of the Ontario government agenda to promote gender equality and equal compensation. What is the purpose of the Act? Even though making distinction… Lire la suite »

23.08.2018 : News

How to Choose the Right Business Partner | What You Need to Know

Three things to know about your potential business partner Choosing your partner is no easy task. Every businessperson faces this kind of challenge and fears disappointment. On the other hand, this important agreement can help you achieve the success you’ve always wanted for your business. Nevertheless, you still need to take the necessary precautions if you want to increase your chances of finding the ideal person. This article goes over… Lire la suite »

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08.05.2018 : News

Why use a background check company before hiring a new employee?

Most employers who regularly hire new employees are well aware that an analysis of a candidate’s resume never provides all the answers. Often, when writing a resume, the candidate will purposely omit information that would make his or her application less attractive to recruiters and perhaps exaggerate information to make themselves more attractive. This is why hiring a background screener before moving forward with a candidate can be beneficial. These… Lire la suite »

31.01.2017 : News

Who is Mintz Global Screening?

New name. New worldwide possibilities. Same unfaltering commitment to quality.

29.01.2017 :

Reliability Screening and Fingerprints: What You Need To Know About Public Services and Procurement Canada’s New Requirements

Fingerprints are becoming a mandatory requirement to work on Government of Canada contracts – is your organization ready?

29.01.2017 : News

Less than a week left until Garda Background Screening Solutions announces new company name

We will be announcing our new company name of February 1st – be the first to find out all about it!

12.12.2016 : Press releases

Mintz Group Acquires Garda Background Screening Solutions

Mintz Group LLC (“Mintz Group”), a leading global investigations firm, today announced the acquisition of Garda Background Screening Solutions (“Garda Screening”) from Champlain Financial Corporation.

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06.03.2015 : News

Do you need C-TPAT?

Do you have to export your products to the United States? Or will you be doing so in the future? If so, it is of utmost importance to take all required measures to ensure a smooth process.

22.03.2015 : News

Criminal Record Checks in Canada

Background Screening companies have been offering National Criminal record checks for approximately 15 years. In the beginning, police services were performing these searches based on a signed authorization provided by a candidate, accompanied by government issued identification.

02.02.2016 : News

Delving Deeper

In a limited job market it’s exciting to meet a candidate who seems ideal. Sometimes, though, a person’s credentials, references and personality don’t give a complete picture of his or her past.

05.03.2016 : News, Media coverage

Do you really know your candidates?

Thanks to globalized markets, people are changing jobs much more frequently than ever before.

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05.03.2016 : News

How to proceed after finding out a candidate might have a criminal record

The reason for a criminal background check is inevitably to answer one question: Will this candidate be a security risk to my organization? While no one can tell for sure whether a person will have the motive or opportunity to commit a crime in the future, a person’s past behaviour is often a reliable risk indicator.

05.03.2016 : News

Background screening Tips – During the Job Interview

Every company experiences it, you have a position to fill in and the resumes keep coming in droves.

08.03.2015 : News, Press releases, Media coverage

Pre-Employment Background Check: A safe workplace in the making

Why do clients have the requirement for a background check? What do I do with the information once I have it? Am I even legally allowed to ask for this information?

02.02.2016 : News

The Reference Check: A required procedure or a valuable tool in the hiring decision?

We have found countless examples of candidate supplied references which were discovered to be false.

12.03.2016 : News

Reinforcing your hiring process

In our previous post, we provided tips to identify the best fit during the interview process.

10.02.2016 : News

Restoring simplicity to the hiring process

The basic question always remains the same – what can we do to protect ourselves?

08.03.2016 : News

Social Networks: The Pandora’s Box of Pre-employment Screening

The use of social networking sites for pre-employment screening is fast becoming a minefield of legal dilemmas. People have sued companies that refused…