Brenda Lund

Brenda Lund
Brenda is the Marketing and Office Manager for Nation Search LLC.

Recent Posts

The Marijuana Industry Needs Background Screening Too

by Brenda Lund on September 20, 2017

With over 122,000 full-time positions supported in 29 states — and more being added every day — the need for consistent, high-quality background screening is obvious in the burgeoning medical and recreational marijuana industry.

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

Case Study: HOA Skips Background Check Procedure

by Brenda Lund on January 19, 2018

When people’s lives are at stake, it always pays to be safe instead of sorry.

The following nightmare scenario is what can happen when organizations choose to skip the background check. As a prerequisite to hiring contractors (or any vendors for that matter), HOAs (Homeowner Associations) have an important responsibility to obtain proof that comprehensive background checks are completed on employees involved in these types of projects. Horrific circumstances such as these can and must be avoided at all costs, and there’s no excuse for negligence: all it takes is a simple act of due diligence to guard against the unthinkable.

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources

4 Tips for Streamlining the Background Screening Process for Your Company

by Brenda Lund on November 9, 2017

From the outside looking in, the standard hiring process appears pretty simple and straightforward:

  1. Post a job opening
  2. Collect applications
  3. Schedule and carry out interviews
  4. Compare the results
  5. Make an offer

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources

Upgrade Your Employment Screening Process Without Breaking Your Budget

by Brenda Lund on November 17, 2017

Before we go any further, let’s acknowledge the elephant in the room:

It’s not only possible, but it’s downright EASY to hire someone to carry out bare-minimum background checks on potential employees. There are plenty of companies that are willing and able to scratch the surface on your behalf and hand you a sheet of paper that says, “this person seems fine.” While this may satisfy legal and regulatory requirements initially, these minimal screens leave your company at risk.

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Topics: Background Screening Education

How to Choose the Right Certified Background Check Company

by Brenda Lund on January 16, 2018

As a Human Resources Coordinator who’s already evaluated your company’s needs, reviewed the budget, and sought out a number of quotes and proposals, you’re faced with a decision:

Which background screening company will you choose to move ahead with your hiring process?

 

We realize you don’t want to spend days agonizing over this decision. In fact, the faster you can get this task done, the faster you can move on to other important priorities. Analysis Paralysis leads to lost time, money, and opportunities. But you also don’t want to rush into a poor decision.

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Topics: Background Screening Education

Social Security Numbers Can be Stolen for $16, Leaving Employers at Risk

by Brenda Lund on January 18, 2018

Let’s start off with an important disclaimer: NationSearch doesn’t advocate the theft of social security numbers. However, it’s no secret that in this age of big data and the Internet of Things, it’s super easy for criminals to obtain SSNs.

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources, Background Screening Education

The Future of Successful Screening and Professional Staffing

by Brenda Lund on January 18, 2018

Customer service needs are our first priority. NationSearch strives to be accountable to our long-established platform, adhering to the highest level of ethical standards and commitment to our clients.

 

Our integrity is woven throughout the process of delivering on our promises, fulfilling our commitments, and continually investing in the quality of our relationship with our clients. To that end, we are committed to delivering the highest levels of professionalism, experience, creative and quality solutions, as well as timely, responsive services while offering extremely competitive pricing.

  • Offering customized packages developed specifically for your company
  • Searching records from a multitude of separate and distinct, up-to-the-minute venues
  • Access to a broad, diverse selection of resources from which NationSearch gathers information
  • Easy ordering with quick response and rapid turnaround times
  • Striving to achieve 100% customer satisfaction

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Topics: Helpful HR Resources