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How Getting Education Verification Can Save You Money

How Getting Education Verification Can Save You Money

Let's say you need to choose between two candidates: one with qualities you're looking for, while the other made a great impression. Chances are you're going to choose the person who claimed to have a degree. What if you did a background check…
Employment Verification Is Still Needed: Do Not Cut Corners

Employment Verification Is Still Needed: Do Not Cut Corners

Lately, it's easy to wonder why businesses bother using background screening and employment verification services. Wouldn't the use of these services just be a waste of time, money, and resources? You can learn all you need to know about a prospective…
Advanced Technology and Background Screenings

Advanced Technology and Background Screenings

Compliance will continue to be front and center for businesses and organizations that conduct pre-employment screenings and background checks. More people file class-action lawsuits due to technical mistakes. As the years go by, we believe that…
Hire a Trustworthy Candidate with a Background Check

Hire a Trustworthy Candidate With a Background Check

As a business owner, it's important for you to be able to trust the people you hire. You want a trustworthy candidate who will do their job well and always keep the wellbeing of your company in mind. Unfortunately, the hiring process doesn't…
Important Things to Know When Scouting a Background Check Provider

Important Things to Know When Scouting a Background Check Provider

Selecting a background check provider can be a stressful task. You want to make sure you are getting accurate information. You also want the information to be available in a timely manner. Having to wait can have a negative impact on the productivity…
Consider These Factors in Choosing a Background Screening Provider

Consider These Factors in Choosing a Background Screening Provider

Filling an employment position can be one of the more challenging and potentially risky responsibilities as a hiring manager or recruiter. The prospective candidate may meet your requirements in experience and education, but only a comprehensive background…
PBSA Accreditation and Why It's Important For Your Business

PBSA Accreditation and Why It’s Important for Your Business

PBSA accreditation is crucial for a variety of reasons. One of the most important reasons is that it inspires confidence as well as setting forth industry standards to ensure consistency and accuracy. The PBSA standards are the gold standard…
The Importance of Factual, Objective Investigations in the Hiring Process

The Importance of Factual, Objective Investigations in the Hiring Process

You might think that the word "investigation" sounds very formal, but the fact is that we tend to investigate everything before taking an important step. For example, if you want to buy a home, you're going to do some investigation first. You'll…
5 Important Things You Can Find Out Through Education Verification

5 Important Things You Can Find Out Through Education Verification

Not every job candidate is going to have the same educational qualifications, but for some jobs, these qualifications are important. If you're hiring someone on the understanding that they have an MBA or a Ph.D., then you want to be sure that…
How Does Malcolm Gladwell’s Theory Support Background Checks?

How Does Malcolm Gladwell’s Theory Support Background Checks?

To what extent does a background check help you out in the hiring process? It's true that a person is not just the sum of everything they have done. They may have hidden talents that were never made use of in the past. Their education…
Should You Think Twice Before Hiring that Job Candidate?

Should You Think Twice Before Hiring That Job Candidate?

Employment verification is perhaps the most important part of any background screening. This is because work experience is the most important part of any candidate's background. It is what eventually determines whether that candidate will be…
Does Your Background Check Process Meet Compliance Obligations?

Does Your Background Check Process Meet Compliance Obligations?

Background check compliance will continue to be a hot topic throughout 2020. From data breaches to lawsuits, it is critical that employers follow the right strategies and protocols to protect their workplace. When conducting background checks…