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Education Verification: Are GPA Scores Checked?

Everyone tells a little white lie from time to time, or so we are told. White lies are named as such because they don't seem all that harmful at first. They are particularly easy to slip into when the lie is not told directly to another human…
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Why You Should Hire a Background Screening Consultant

A background check is an important tool. It fills in the holes of an applicant's history. It can either alert you to red flags before you continue the expensive process of onboarding or it can give you the peace of mind that comes with a logistical…
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Rentals Shouldn’t Be Risky Business: Limiting Liability with Background Checks

"Limitation of liability" is a pretty technical phrase. Once you get into corporate contracts, it's an insurance idea. Every bit of error may incur fees, penalties, or insurance payouts, but the aggregate amount of these costs has a ceiling. But…
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How to Make Tenant Background Checks More Useful

The last thing any real estate business needs is a bad tenant. It doesn't matter if you own apartment complexes with hundreds of units or if you're renting out a second house for the first time. Bad tenants cause destruction or they don't pay…
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Why You Should Consider Employee Background Screening Re-Checks

If you're like a lot of companies, you probably do an employee background screening every time you hire a new employee. However, you might not have any official process in place that would allow you to update that information after a person…
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When Should You Get a Personal Background Check?

Credit checks are a popular way to take a glance at how banks, credit card companies, and even potential landlords see you. Instead of leaving you to wonder what your financial history looks like to the people you're negotiating with, credit…
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Contractors And Property Managers Need to Conduct Background Checks

Contractors and Background Checks If you own a contracting business, you need to conduct background checks before you hire any workers. If your workers are entering private homes, you have to make sure that they are reliable, responsible, and…
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Verify Tenants Through a Third-Party Background Screening Partner

Real Estate - The Modern Wild West Real estate is still a bit like the Wild West. Compliance systems aren't fully standardized, sales and rentals aren't handled through major conglomerations, and individuals can make sales and contracts at…
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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…
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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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A Prospective Checklist When Selecting A Background Screening Services Provider

Employers who choose to screen job applicants on their own are well aware of what they are targeting and the considerations to make in selecting the best. However, when you decide to transfer the responsibility to a background screening services…
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Choosing the Right Background Check Provider

  The Broad Need for Background Check Providers There are many background check providers operating in the modern world due to the fact that there are a lot of businesses searching for the right background check provider now. A wide…