1. Social Media: Handling a Complaint

    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 conund…Read More

  2. Essence of Ethics

    It may seem like common sense for companies to establish ethical standards of business practice. Time and again, however, businesses end up in the wrong kind of spotlight for mistakes and other activities that call into question a company’s moral foundation. So, what gives? Why are companies with …Read More

  3. NationSearch Compliance: Company Ethics

    A solid foundation of ethical hiring practice is critical to the success of any business in the modern world.  With NationSearch as your partner in comprehensive background screening, you can rest assured we’ll go that extra mile to make sure our clients are in accordance with background screenin…Read More

  4. Felony Vehicle Theft – A Case Study

    A Global Industry Leader in manufacturing and distribution of aftermarket vehicle parts and accessories was hiring for a sales position. Obviously, this is a key position, and integral to the company’s success. Sales people and customer service representatives are front line with the company’s…Read More

  5. Adverse and Pre-Adverse FAQ’s

    Cover your Adverse With constant amendments, modifications, and updates being made to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), our team at NationSearch strives to educate our clients as to how these changes may impact their hiring processes and procedures. The Notice of Pre-Adverse Action and the follo…Read More

  6. Wire Fraud – A Case Study

    A prominent mortgage lending company was in process of hiring loan officers and closers. They had numerous applicants and wanted to perform their due diligence with regards to checking into the background of their most promising candidates, which is how they uncovered a case of wire fraud. Action …Read More

  7. Team Building

    Creating Success Within Your Team Whether you are building your own business or you are an employee working for a company, the key to team building success lies within the functionality and harmony of the team. There are many aspects to building a solid foundation and maintaining a positive workfo…Read More

  8. Sex Offender – 2 Case Studies Found in One Day

    A couple of companies were looking to hire employees…an RV Sales company, and a cold storage company. Both companies were wanting to have their applicants investigated for any criminal history, and contacted NationSearch to perform the background screening, in an effort to protect the integrity of…Read More

  9. Keeping you in the NS Loop

    Never has the statement “change is the only constant in life” been more applicable than in today’s fast-paced world. Never one to be left behind, the NationSearch system is constantly being changed to accommodate updated, faster technology. Here are a few of the changes that have taken place, …Read More

  10. Felony Records – A Case Study

    The Issue: An employment agency requested a background screening on an individual applying for a general labor position to see if the individual had any felony records.  Unfortunately, it was revealed that as a teenager, the applicant was convicted of vehicular manslaughter. Action Taken by Nation…Read More

  11. Sex Offender Registry Search – A Case Study

    The Issue: Sexual Predators A truck dealership was in process of hiring for an open position in sales, and contacted NationSearch for a background screening on the applicant. The Action Taken by NationSearch: NationSearch was contacted to do a Comprehensive Criminal Search, and a Social Security Num…Read More

  12. Violent Crimes

    Source: Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Problem/Condition: Violent crimes are on the rise.  An estimated 50,000 persons die annually in the United States as a result of violence-related injuries. Homicide is the second leading cause of death for persons aged 15-24 years, the third lead…Read More