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Automate Your Compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Fair Credit Reporting Act, or the FCRA, is a hefty concern for a human resources department. The regulations protect your potential hires, as well as your coworkers, and yourself when you're searching for jobs, but even accidental infringement…
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The Importance of Responsible Use Of Database Searches In Background Checks

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Background checks are often conducted during the hiring process for employees and in the application process for tenants. Prior to conducting a background check, the employer or landlord must inform the individual through a proper disclosure…
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The Newest Changes to the Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Fair Credit Reporting Act has been changing the rules around backgrounds for the last few years. Gradually each state is incorporating additional laws related to this Act onto their books. These are the newest changes to the Fair Credit…
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Is Your Background Check Service Helping You Stay FCRA Compliant?

Being FCRA compliant is the responsibility of both the employer - or the entity requesting a background check - and the screening partner. But just because different liabilities fall on the two entities separately doesn't mean your background…
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NAPBS Accreditation Promises Transparency: Three Reasons Why That Matters

Background checks should never just churn you back pass or fail results. They should give you clear information about every step of the process while still protecting individuals' personal information. Without transparency, your company cannot…

New California Ban the Box provisions enacted

A statewide California ban-the-box law (AB 1008) went into effect on January 1, 2018. That law requires employers with five or more employees (subject to few exceptions) to: wait until after a conditional offer of employment is made to…
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Ensure Compliance By Hiring A Background Screening Provider

As we go through another year, employers and their human resources department can expect to see some various changes to the background check policies and strategies they have established. Another year is always a great time to sit back and look…
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The Importance of NAPBS Accreditation: Three Reasons it Matters

TruDiligence takes great pride in being accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).  The NAPBS governs and administers the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP).  The BSAAP is rigorous,…
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Ensure FCRA Compliance When Running a Credit Report

Completing a thorough background check on any new applicant before hiring the individual is extremely important, and for many jobs, running a current credit report is a large part of the background check process. If you do run a credit report…
How to Ensure the Proper Use of Credit Reports in Employment Screening

How to Ensure the Proper Use of Credit Reports in Employment Screening

Employment credit reports offer valuable insights into an applicant’s reliability and responsibility. Most credit reports include information related to public record filings, such as bankruptcies and judgments, as well as account standings…
8 Things to Know About Pre-Hire Drug Screening

8 Things to Know About Pre-Hire Drug Screening

Many businesses choose to use drug screening as part their hiring practices. In general, an employer can require an applicant to pass a drug test before hiring him. Screening can help prevent business owners from hiring individuals with substance…
What California Employers Need to Know About New Background Check Laws

What California Employers Need to Know About New Background Check Laws

If your company is based in California or has offices located there, it's important to know the most recent rules and regulations for employment background checks. California has some of the strictest regulations in the United States in terms…