Easy Ways to Manage Your Digital Identity

Easy Ways to Manage Your Digital Identity

Spending extra time at home has given us even more reasons to increase our screen time. However, do you feel like you have explored every possible page on the Internet? One topic you may have not thought to research is yourself and your digital…
5 Industries that Require Education Verification

5 Industries That Require Education Verification

Red Adair had it right when he said, "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur". One HR leader reinforced this when she shared her experience before incorporating education verification into her processes: "I…
Consulting a Background Check Provider to Get the Hard Facts About a Job Candidate

Consulting a Background Check Provider to Get the Hard Facts About a Job Candidate

Nowadays, many businesses use consultants for various reasons. When you don't want to bring someone in full-time, you can go to a consultant instead and pay them a fee to perform a certain service for you. And that service varies. It can be…
Investigate Your New Hire’s Background to Avoid Losing Trade Secrets and Clients

Investigate Your New Hire’s Background to Avoid Losing Trade Secrets and Clients

When you hire someone for your business, you are essentially putting a lot of trust in them. You are trusting them to show up on time and do a good job. Also, you may be trusting them to keep your trade secrets. You may also be trusting them…
Background Screenings: Receive Results In Days

Background Screenings: Receive Results in Days

It is not uncommon for hiring managers to mistakenly hire a job candidate based on a resume, references, and job history. Some potential candidates look so great on paper that many hiring managers do not take it a step further by using a background…
4 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Background Check Provider

4 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Background Check Provider

As an employer, you understand that your employee reflects a lot on the performance of your business or company. Finding the right person is a critical process that if not well done, it will cost the company a lot. Thus, to cut down these risks,…
Pre-Employment Hiring: Background Screenings

Pre-Employment Hiring: Background Screenings

Over 90% of employers conduct background checks on applicants attempting to obtain a position within the company. Over 70% of employers will perform a check on everyone who applies to the company. For many employers, there will be plenty to…
New York Education Official Case Illustrates Importance of Background Checks

New York Education Official Case Illustrates Importance of Background Checks

A recent case in New York City draws attention to the importance of conducting background checks on employment applicants. It also illustrates the real-world challenges that can arise. In this case, a high ranking education official was arrested…
Spotting a Liar vs. Getting Employment Verification

Spotting a Liar vs. Getting Employment Verification

When you're trying to hire a new employee, you generally go through the motions of putting an ad on a job board, looking through resumes, picking out the ones you like and asking them to come in for an interview. After interviewing a few candidates,…
Should You Go with Your “Gut Feeling” or Get a Background Check?

Should You Go With Your “Gut Feeling” or Get a Background Check?

While some employers like to go by their "gut feeling", it can be quite useful to get a background check to back up that gut feeling. There are certain cases when your gut or your intuition might work for you but there are other cases when it…
healthcare industry

How Background Screenings Help Maintain High Standards in the Healthcare Industry

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Healthcare professionals reflect the highest levels of ethical standards. Thus, expect trustworthy care for their patients. When it comes to healthcare staffing, an applicant's history matters. To maintain high standards, federal laws now…
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Risk Management Tips for Your Business

That thought of risk can send shivers down anyone's spine. We all wish to be in a comfortable routine where every decision is made with relative ease. Unfortunately, life doesn't turn out that way. In the business world, a certain element of…