August 2015 


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Qualifying Candidates Through Social Media

Hiring a new employee, C-Suite executive, or partner can be a game-changer for your business. You've weeded through hundreds of resumes, conducted dozens of interviews, and managed to narrow the prospective candidates down to three-you've done your due diligence, right? Wrong.

 

With 74% (ref http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/social-networking-fact-sheet/) of Internet users currently active on social media, it's become more vital than ever to search a candidate's profile on sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and over 29 other sites before hiring a potential candidate for your company. Retaining a qualified Social Media Investigator can mean the difference between losing a good customer while wasting time on a bad prospect and establishing quality customer service with the right new candidate on your team.

 

In our tech-saturated society, Generation Z and Millennial's, (the population ranging from age 18 - 29 year old) make up 89% of Social Media usage, and it's never far from their fingertips. 71% of all users are currently accessing social media from mobile devices. With 1.15 billion Facebook users, 1 billion Google+ accounts, and over 550 million registered users on Twitter, individuals are more connected electronically than in the real world. Constantly sharing pictures of... Read More 

 

Protect Your Business with Due Diligence


When it comes to owning or running a business, the most undeniable truth is that with business there is risk. As a successful CEO or business owner, it is your responsibility to mitigate potential risk, by performing due diligence. So what is due diligence, and when do you need it?

 

Due diligence is the investigation of a business or person prior to signing a contract, hiring new employees, entering into a partnership, bringing on a new investor, or otherwise proceeding in business; while it can be a legal obligation, the term is more commonly applied to voluntary investigations. Conducting due diligence before any merger, acquisition, new hire, or investment deal is not only smart, it's critical to the success of your business.

 

Case Study:

A prominent local law firm, with an out-of-town client considering investing in an out-of-state business, hired Arkansas Investigations to quell concerns they had regarding the validity of the business venture their client was considering, specifically, the sources of the capital contributions made by other principals. The objective, was to perform a due diligence investigation to determine how much money the other principals had access to, and verify their business credentials. Unable to locate substantial funds in the United States, Arkansas Investigations reached out to their international resources and...Read more

 

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