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Employment Verification Is Still Needed: Do Not Cut Corners

Employment Verification Is Still Needed: Do Not Cut Corners

Lately, it's easy to wonder why businesses bother using background screening and employment verification services. Wouldn't the use of these services just be a waste of time, money, and resources? You can learn all you need to know about a prospective…
Hire a Trustworthy Candidate with a Background Check

Hire a Trustworthy Candidate With a Background Check

As a business owner, it's important for you to be able to trust the people you hire. You want a trustworthy candidate who will do their job well and always keep the wellbeing of your company in mind. Unfortunately, the hiring process doesn't…
The Importance of Factual, Objective Investigations in the Hiring Process

The Importance of Factual, Objective Investigations in the Hiring Process

You might think that the word "investigation" sounds very formal, but the fact is that we tend to investigate everything before taking an important step. For example, if you want to buy a home, you're going to do some investigation first. You'll…
Do You Need To Make Changes To Your Background Checks Process?

Do You Need to Make Changes to Your Background Checks Process?

Are you an employer trying to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you have surely had to make adjustments to your hiring and background checks process. You may have had to make the transition from an on-premise approach to a virtual…
Smooth Out the Process of Hiring with The Right Background Check Provider

Smooth Out the Process of Hiring With the Right Background Check Provider

When you're hiring someone new to work with you, you're going to have a number of concerns. Everything you know about that person comes from them unless they come recommended. In the absence of any more information about that person, it's natural…
Have You Made Any Background Screening Mistakes?

Have You Made Any Background Screening Mistakes?

As we enter the second half of the year, it is a perfect time to review our methods. then, we can make decisions on what is working and what needs to be changed. If you are a Human Resources (HR) professional, you will always want to hire the…
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,…
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…
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…
healthcare industry

How Background Screenings Help Maintain High Standards in the Healthcare Industry

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Healthcare professionals reflect the highest levels of ethical standards. Thus, expect trustworthy care for their patients. When it comes to healthcare staffing, an applicant's history matters. To maintain high standards, federal laws now…