Andrew Dose

Andrew Dose
Andrew Dose is the Business Development Manager for Nation Search LLC.

Recent Posts

58% of Applicants Lie on Their Resumes, and You Don’t Know Who They Are

by Andrew Dose on November 9, 2017

While we’re all wary of certain people and situations (e.g. when we’re buying a used car or considering a shiny new “Rolex” on a card table on 42nd Street) we’d like to think that reviewing job applications and resumes in preparation for hiring a new team member isn’t one of those times. After all, we’re all professionals here, aren’t we? Can’t we trust that an applicant’s personal and professional history are the truth?

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Topics: Background Screening Education, Helpful HR Resources, Original Features

Faulty Background Check Procedures Continue to Spark FCRA Lawsuits

by Andrew Dose on December 4, 2017

A rash of claims are continuing to pile up against employers who have violated the regulations outlined in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). FCRA laws must be followed to the letter when using background screening reports for employment purposes (and especially when obtained through third-party agencies).

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Topics: Background Screening Education

Drug Screening: Medical Marijuana Discrimination Cases on the Rise

by Andrew Dose on May 23, 2018

Medical Marijuana Discrimination Cases on the Rise

As legalization continues to gain traction in the United States, the frequency of medical marijuana (mmj) discrimination cases popping up throughout the business world is beginning to accelerate. What’s more: the decisions in these cases could establish the standard by which applicant rights are favored over employer rights with regards to accommodating prescribed cannabis use.

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Topics: Background Screening Education

Don't Sacrifice a Comprehensive Background Check for a Cheaper Price

by Andrew Dose on January 19, 2018

Running a successful business is often a juggling act. You need to keep a lot of balls in the air, including vital elements like profit and workforce development. While you need to be careful not to overspend, you also can’t afford to scrimp on the important stuff.

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources

How Does the Updated I-9 Form Impact Your Hiring Process?

by Andrew Dose on December 1, 2017

As an HR professional, you’re likely already aware of the updated I-9 form made mandatory on January 22, 2017. It’s been a few months, however, so here’s a quick recap in case it’s slipped your mind:

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced in November 2016, that an updated Employment Eligibility Verification form (aka the I-9 form) would become mandatory as of January 22, 2017.

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources

Does Location Matter When Hiring a Background Screening Company?

by Andrew Dose on May 23, 2017

If you’re searching for a background screening partner, you’ve probably already noticed that there’s a huge range of companies available. Some are national, or even international, in scope, with packages guaranteed to provide nearly instant results. Others are highly specialized, limited in range and focused on a niche selection of searches. Others are somewhere in the middle.

How do you choose? Should you just go with the biggest? The oldest? The closest one to you?

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Topics: Background Screening Education

How Background Investigations Facilitated a Mortgage Company Merger

by Andrew Dose on November 22, 2017

Between high profile data breaches, the ongoing plague of identification theft, and just old fashioned lying, cheating, and stealing, it seems like big financial services companies are in the news as much for what they do wrong as they are for what they do right. This isn’t necessarily right or even fair, but it makes an important point that all financial service executives need to consider:

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Topics: Statistics & Case Studies

5 Steps to Improving Your Employee Onboarding Process

by Andrew Dose on May 17, 2017

A survey conducted by LinkedIn in 2015 polled 10,500 workers who had recently changed jobs. They found that a majority (59 percent) made the move to pursue better opportunities and a stronger career path.

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Topics: Background Screening Education, Helpful HR Resources

Why CEOs Need to Devote More Time to Hiring

by Andrew Dose on May 3, 2017

As the CEO of a growing company, prioritizing your time and energy becomes almost a full-time job in itself. Smart and successful CEOs learn early on that building a qualified team you can trust and delegating as much as you can to them are the keys to building a business without killing yourself.

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources

Why a Basic Background Check Isn't Enough for Employees

by Andrew Dose on January 18, 2018

Human Resources Managers are charged with a weighty responsibility: selecting and vetting candidates for open positions within the company. When you stop to think about it., that’s arguably one of the most important ongoing decisions anyone can make on behalf of an organization.

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Topics: Background Screening Education