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Why Credit Reports Should be Used in Employment Screening

While hiring the wrong person is always a mistake, it can potentially be a serious crisis in cases where an employee's role includes managing company funds or accessing sensitive financial data. For these important positions, incorporating a…
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Find The Right Job Candidate: Why Is Pre-Employment Hiring Important

Many employers are focused on hiring smart to avoid a toxic employee. In fact, hiring employees is one of the most crucial aspects of a business manager and making a smart decision can help your business stay ahead of the competition. Hiring…
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How Background Check Providers Can Create the Best User Experience

Some companies shy away from comprehensive background checks because they want to avoid making candidates feel uncomfortable or unnecessarily guilty. Hiring the wrong person with the wrong background could create legal, operational and managerial…
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What Does A Employer Credit Check Look For?

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Applying to a new position? Worried about an employer credit check? Many candidates today think about their credit score when searching for new opportunities. As an HR or recruiting professional, however, it can make or break an applicant's…
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Education Verification to Eliminate People Who Lie/Exaggerate on Their Resumes

When you're hiring someone, education verification is important. Learn more about why it matters to eliminate people who lie/exaggerate on their resumes.
Let a Background Screening Provider Verify Your Job Candidates Educational Background

Let a Background Screening Provider Verify Your Job Candidates Educational Background

One of the most falsified sections on resumes and applications is the candidate's educational background. Why? Many roles within a company will require the candidate to have a specific degree or educational background. As a result, many…
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West Coast State Credit Report Limits in Employment Screening - Part I

There are a number of states that are considering passing, or have passed, laws that regulate how state credit reports may or may not be used by employers for employment pre-screening purposes. Many of these differ or extend the coverage of…
Use Employment Verification to Avoid Being Scammed

Use Employment Verification to Avoid Being Scammed

When you're hiring someone, it's easy to simply take them at their word. Learn more about using employment verification to avoid negligent hiring.
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Does Overall User Experience Make a Difference When Selecting a Background Check Provider?

People will always remember the experience with a business or brand. Learn more about user experience when selecting a background check provider.
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Employment Background Check For New Hires: What Does The Prospect's History Say?

Finding good talent is rare, and sometimes a prospect's history is overlooked to gain their reported skills. Not performing an employment background check for new hires can end up haunting you down the road, and even damage the company's reputation. Considering…
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Two Reasons to Integrate Work Background Check Platforms in Your HR System

Conducting a work background check through third party is an important part of a contract, being impartial, and non-discriminatory. Working with a background check company verifies the candidate is who they say they are and whether there…
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Learn Why the Proper Database Use for Background Checks Is Essential

Background checks are a useful tool for applicant decisions. Here are your responsibilities when it comes to the proper database use for background checks.