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

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: Background Screening Education, Original Features, Helpful HR Resources

Foundations and Rescreens: The Handiest Guide to Hiring Fortification

by Andrew Dose on December 4, 2017

As the gloriousness that is the beginning of 2016 gets underway, the business world faces projects galore. From year-end-payroll, to office-wide file-backups (Australia has a great year-end checklist here), all the way to planning/holding strategy meetings for the coming year, these important projects have a way of sneaking up on us as the New Year starts gaining momentum.

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

Set Up For Success in the New Year

by Andrew Dose on August 8, 2017

The beginning of the year is a marvelous time to set up your business’ projections for the year ahead. Here at NationSearch our goals revolve around bringing quality products and services to both new and long-standing clients, deepening our relationship with the community, and making the workplace a safer, more productive place for everyone.

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Topics: Original Features

Cookie Magic, From Our Pizzelle To Yours

by Original Features - NationSearch on August 8, 2017

First of all, if you have never heard of Pizzelles, they are yummy, wafer-thin, super-festive Italian cookies.

I have great fun making Pizzelles with my 3 great nieces at Christmas time, and if you’ve never given these easy cookies a try, there’s no time like the present!

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Topics: Original Features

Long on Threats, Short on Talent

by Original Features - NationSearch on August 8, 2017

Recent news about international cybergangs and government-sponsored cyberattacks certainly raised awareness about cybersecurity and the dangers that today’s network-connected world pose to business and personal data. However, threats to companies are not relegated to international syndicates, and all businesses must recognize that cybersecurity is a problem that’s knocking at network back doors all the time. In fact, the greatest dangers might lurk very close to home.

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Topics: Original Features

Screen Team Crosses the Finish Line!

by Original Features - NationSearch on July 28, 2015

Two of our criminal researchers, Erica and Adrielle, have laced up their running shoes entering the realm of health and fun seekers by running their first 5k. 

Erica’s New Year’s resolution was to get healthy and fit and have fun at the same time.

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Social Media: Handling a Complaint

by Original Features - NationSearch on March 10, 2015

Everyone seems to be on social media! It is great exposure for a business and an efficient outlet for branding. There is always the possibility, however, that a disgruntled customer will use your company page as their megaphone. Here are some helpful pointers when navigating this social media conundrum.

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Topics: Original Features

Part Two: Watching Over What Matters Most

by Original Features - NationSearch on November 17, 2017

Thank you for joining me again in this web series where we focus on discovering more about the protection of children from predators in our rapidly evolving technological age.

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Part One: Watching Over What Matters Most

by Original Features - NationSearch on November 17, 2017

 At NationSearch Background Screening, safety is our number one concern. In our world of expanding technology, security is more important than ever and has a dramatic impact on our lives. 

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Topics: Original Features