What You Need to Know About Background Check Compliance

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Background checks provide a wide realm of information that can be extremely valuable as you make an employment decision about a candidate or employee. Falling under this umbrella may be criminal records, credit reports, work histories, educational backgrounds, social media usage, and more. But, as a responsible and legally compliant employer, you must be diligent Read more »

Why Are 95 Percent of All Businesses in The U.S. Hurt by Employee Theft?

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Regardless of how perfect a job candidate appears on their resume – or even in person – the harsh truth is: you can’t always take them on their word, no matter what your gut tells you. Recent research has shown that 40 percent of job applications contain some type of false information. As reported in Read more »

How Social Media Search Impacts Background Screening

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Whether you’re searching for a job yourself or helping candidates advance their careers, you should be aware of the potential effect a person’s social media usage can have on an employer – because it can make or break the chances of success. Telling Revelations About a Person A social media search can offer a more Read more »

The 10 Main Reasons Your Background Screening Turnaround Time Is Slower Than Expected

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  Slow background checks are frustrating, to say the least. All you want to do is fill your open positions and get on with your company’s business, and you’re stuck waiting for the results of a criminal record search, employment or education verification, a drug test, or all of the above. What’s the hold-up? Our Read more »