1. New Year’s Resolution: Explore New Background Screening Options

    2019 is finally here, and that means millions of people will be making resolutions to last throughout the entire year. While resolutions are often considered to be goals that affect a person’s individual actions, every business owner or hiring manager should also join in on the fun. As everyone is…Read More

  2. Overhauling Your Hiring Process in 2019

    When a new year arrives, it's the perfect time for your business to look back at what has worked, what hasn't, and then move forward with improvements. There is very little doubt that you have a long list of items to put on your to-do list for 2019, but what we're going to focus on today is your hir…Read More

  3. The Necessity of Background Screening in the Healthcare Industry

    The healthcare industry is responsible for a lot of personal information concerning millions of people across the planet. In addition to the basic stuff that many companies have on file, such as contact information and possibly credit card info, they also - quite obviously - have all of your medical…Read More

  4. For the New Year, Tackle These Company Culture Questions

    In recent years, the concept of company culture has come to the forefront of how businesses are conducting themselves. You might not realize it, but everything you do influences your company’s personal and professional culture in some way, shape, or form. This is a subject that is perfect for tack…Read More

  5. “Ghosting” in the Marijuana Industry

    Ask any employer, and even many employees, and they'll tell you: “ghosting” is one of the most annoying things that can occur in business. We're sure you're aware of this term, but if not, this is when an employee simply stops showing up to work with no notification and then never comes back aga…Read More

  6. Why Christmas Vacation’s Cousin Eddie Wouldn’t Get the Job

    There's certainly a lot to love about Chevy Chase's tour de force known as National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. For many families across the nation and even around the world, it has become one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time. And what’s not to love? The movie has family outings,…Read More

  7. December is the Perfect Time to Organize Your Hiring Practices

    As another year comes to a close, many of us are enjoying the holidays, prepping for an influx of last-minute shoppers, and just enjoying this festive season. But, as a business, you still have plenty of behind-the-scenes tasks that must be done, especially if you want to start the new year off righ…Read More

  8. The Marijuana Industry Needs Background Screening Too

    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. Unlike many other more established (and less controversial) indus…Read More

  9. Faulty Background Check Procedures Continue to Spark FCRA Lawsuits

    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 …Read More

  10. How to Choose the Right Certified Background Check Company

    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…Read More

  11. Building Proper Background Check Policies and Procedures

    Any background screening companies (see also Consumer Reporting Agency, or CRA) worth their salt will have quality assurance measures in place to protect their clients. Perhaps the most important rule in the background screening industry is: once employers see the report, it can’t be unseen. W…Read More