Background Check Industry Information

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Background Checking Tips for Entry-Level Positions

What are some background checking tips for entry-level positions? Managers of entry-level roles like retail, restaurants, and the vast array of entry-level roles will hire many young people - professionals in their early 20s with minimal…
Corporate managers shaking hands after conducting background check on employee.

Why Background Check Your Current Employees

Background checks for employment are usually conducted before an employee is hired. Running a background check before extending an official job offer is ideal. This ensures that an employer only hires people who are trustworthy and have criminal…
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Dollar General and Panera Bread Hit With Background Check Lawsuit

It seems that even major employers can't avoid the glaring scrutiny that comes down on them due to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). This law protects the rights and interests of potential hires. That is exactly what those who brought a…
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The Right Point in Hiring to Run a Background Check

Background checks are a vital part of the hiring process. Employers need to know the real identity and history of each person who they bring onto the team. You need to know if a new employee might be prone to violence or fraud. You must confirm…
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The Value of Background Checks for Employment Purposes

Every day employers reach out to prospective employees to let them know that they want to offer those individuals a job. Before doing so, the prospective employer will be performing background checks on the individual that they are considering…
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Importance of PBSA Accreditation: A Stamp of Approval

There are a lot of things that employers must be aware of while going through the hiring process. One of the things that they always have to stay on top of is ensuring their background screening process is on par. That is why many employers…
Woman shaking hands with a background check provider that goes the extra mile.

How to Find a Background Check Provider That Goes the Extra Mile

There are certain things that everyone is looking for from a new employee. First, they want someone reliable, who shows up on time, works dedicatedly and will stay for the long run. But unfortunately, employees like this are hard to find. Whether…
Man holding a book with FCRA on the cover.

FCRA Compliance: Background Screenings Have Rules

Conducting a background screening is something that prospective employers can do. However, there are rules that they must abide by. One of the sets of rules that they have to stick to is the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). It is necessary…
Group of business people securing PSBA Accreditation while shaking hands in the office.

PSBA Accreditation: It’s Vital Nature When Checking Backgrounds

The process of conducting background checks is an important part of the process of running a business operation. That's why you want to ensure you work only with the most elite background check providers. Those providers all have one thing in…
Group of people sitting while waiting for a second-chance employer.

Second Chance Employers: What to Look For in a Background Check

Anything on a criminal background check will cause most employers to toss a resume. However, many companies have stepped up to offer second-chance employment. It's an opportunity for people who have a criminal record, but not one that interferes…
Man shaking hands with the applicant after background checking new drivers.

Background Checking New Drivers: What to Look For

When you are hiring new drivers for your logistics or local fleet services, background checks are important. After all, you are entrusting company vehicles, cargo, and the real risks of road safety to someone new. Background checking new drivers…
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Background Checks Are Important for Employment Purposes

Background checks are often necessary for employers who make decisions on new hires. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, the average cost to hire and train new employees is approximately $4,700. An employer must know that…