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Tips to Find Your Perfect Background Check Provider

Do a Google search for background checks and you're likely to come up with multiple pages of service ads. Here are some things to keep in mind when making the decision for a background check provider.
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The Importance of Accurate and FCRA-Compliant Background Checks

The Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970 (FCRA) defines the scope and limitations of background checks for job candidates. It is important for employers to comply with the regulations postulated in the FCRA. In addition, state laws may impose…
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Integration of Background Checks to Other Platforms

As the requirements for background checks have intensified, the need to have better automation and integration technologies become even greater. You now have the opportunity to limit your workload, reduce errors, improve consistency, and accuracy.…
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Do Not Forget About Education Verification During The Screening Process

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We know how difficult it can be to hire the right person for a job opening. More than half of resumes and applications contain some information that is not true. Therefore, you can safeguard your business essential to verifying every piece of…
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Pre-Employment Hiring: Are You Using Background Checks?

You think you have just found the perfect person to hire for one of your opening positions. The job candidate has an outstanding resume, the references are perfect, and the interview was flawless. You are ready to offer the candidate an offer…
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Employment Verification Services: Here is Why They are Important

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As the need for background checks increase so do the compliance and laws surrounding them. The adherence to these changes can make a background check take longer than many employers may like and, as such, they decide to forego these verification…
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Importance of NAPBS Accreditation: Earning Your Complete Trust in Background Checks

Employers should conduct background checks of anyone that they may consider hiring. However, we do not often stop and consider what kind of verification we ought to use on those conducting the background check in the first place. That is where…
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Is Education Verification Really Necessary?

You've just finished an extensive interview process for your open position and have identified the ideal candidate that you are excited to bring on board. You know you need to conduct a background check and verify past employment, but what about…
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Tips and Tricks for Selecting a Background Check Provider

Often, the hiring process can seem daunting. There are countless resumes to sift through, interviews to conduct, and references to call. In order to ensure that you're only considering top-notch talent for your organization, background checks…
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E-Verify Returns to Doing Investigations After Being Unavailable for More Than One Month

The recent Federal government shutdown impacted the economy in ways both seen and unseen. One impact involves the E-Verify system used by many employers to confirm the identity and eligibility of new workers before they are hired. This system…
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NAPBS Accreditation: The Rigorous Vetting Process for Background Screening Agencies

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) strives to improve and level the ground for background screening service providers. The organization has been serving this industry since 2003. To date, there are close to 900…
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What Differentiates NAPBS Accredited from Unaccredited Consumer Reporting Agencies?

A consumer reporting agency (CRA) is an entity that gets paid to prepare and furnish consumer reports to third parties. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) expounds this further under Section 1681a. Opportunities to offer services for monetary…