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Compliance: Conducting Background Screenings

Compliance: Conducting Background Screenings

One of the most important aspects of background checks in the United States is compliance. It does not matter how great a background checks provider is if they fail to comply with the laws and regulations that have been established. Did you…
Background Check Provider: The User Experience Makes A Difference

Background Check Provider: The User Experience Makes a Difference

One of the elemental steps in securing employment with the majority of companies today is a background check. A background check does more than offer employers the ability to check how factual one's resume is. A background check can also be…
Save Your Business: Use A Background Screening Service

Save Your Business: Use a Background Screening Service

Taking the extra steps to ensure your employees are equipped, honest, and dependable before they step foot in the workplace is important. It should be the first step you take if you want to have a workplace that will be safe for everyone. Also,…
Integrating Background Checks Into Other Platforms

Integrating Background Checks Into Other Platforms

Every ten years, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes something known as an occupational outlook. The occupational outlook consists of a significant amount of information about every industry and the occupations that make them…
Selecting A Background Check Provider

Selecting a Background Check Provider

When any company hires additional workers, it looks for candidates who are skilled, professional, and adaptable. Companies that are hiring will also look for job candidates who are trustworthy. This is one reason why many employers depend on…
Does Your Background Checks Policy Need To Be Updated?

Does Your Background Checks Policy Need to Be Updated?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we approach nearly everything, including employment. When it comes to employment, a background checks policy, hiring, etc. entire processes have been changed. The stay-at-home orders mean employers…
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…
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…
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,…