How to Avoid Unconscious Bias in Hiring

Many hiring managers like to treat an interview as a casual conversation between the manager and a potential employee. They want to get to know candidates as more than just their resumes and think that this is the best way to determine if they will fit well with the rest of their teams. But this […]

How essential is the post pandemic time to the staffing industry?

The momentary pause recently created by “stay at home” efforts, and a slowing down of business, must be viewed as an opportunity, but the window is closing and closing fast! Collectively, our “timeout” is at an end, however, thinking that our old “normal” will return is not a positive course of thought to our future. […]

How to Prevent Workplace Harassment

Harassment in the workplace is a serious issue. In 2017, the #MeToo movement reenergized the focus of employers, along with state and federal governments, that there is no place for sexual harassment or abusive conduct in the workplace. EEOC reporting signifies this influence and shares that since 2017 harassment claims have risen 14% and, as […]

Integrity Testing – a Vital Hiring Tool

In thanks to the expertise of PhDs in Industrial Organizational Psychology, and 20 plus years of Insight Worldwide validation research into the understanding of human behavior, it is possible for employers to make legal predictions about employee actions. This is vital for today’s employers conducting planning and recovery efforts from global pandemic and loss. The […]

As a business owner, do I need to be concerned about employees faking injuries?

The concept of Cognitive Dissonance is the psychology behind an individual’s inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitude to rationalize their behavior as normal, appropriate, or acceptable; even if their behavior is unacceptable or illegal. This is important to understand because, even under the best of economic and health circumstances, there are always individuals who rationalize their […]

Hiring During Social Distancing

As the United States navigates obvious change, not all companies and individuals are able to shift to a work-from-home model. If your company is essential or must continue to operate, even in scaling down during current times, it is still critical to employ quality hiring procedures. Fortunately, help and secure online solutions for employers are […]

Are all applicants hireable?

The goal of the hiring process is to assess fit. During all stages—resume review, preliminary phone interview, in-person interview, etc.—the hiring manager keeps two main questions in mind: “Is the applicant a good fit for the open position?” and “Would the applicant fit in with the company culture?” Much of what appears on a resume […]

How to Address (and Prevent) Workplace Harassment Claims

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Insight’s Year in Review and Looking to 2020

As Insight Worldwide enters 20 years in business, we continue to focus on our high excellence in pre-employment integrity and behavioral solutions for employers. The construct of our solutions and validation studies are well proven at helping organizations improve upon their hiring accuracies, reduce and avoid unsafe/unnecessary workers’ comp concerns, lower turnover, and enhance the […]

New Requirements for Sexual Harassment Training

When the #Metoo movement swept through the U.S. in 2017, it forced employers across the nation to take a closer look at sexual harassment in workplaces. This wasn’t a new issue, and lots of people had been talking about it for some time—even to the point that many governments and organizations had already put some […]