By Sabine Capilitan

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What people post, like, share, or comment about on social media says a lot about them. If you dig deeper, you can gain substantial insight into their character and personality. While a social media screen should not be the only tool you use to assess a job candidate, it can be a valuable tool in Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Background screening is likely one of the final steps in your hiring process, yet also one of the most important. It can be key to fostering a positive candidate experience while at the same time providing better safety and security for all parties – and data – involved. Take a candidate-centric approach throughout all your Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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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 »

By Sabine Capilitan

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As your company moves forward, what current trends should be on your radar screen when it comes to employment-related background screening and drug testing? Which issues, tools, and technology do you need to be aware of in order to optimize the effectiveness of your processes and ensure complete confidence in every hire? Consider this food Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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As the end of the COVID-19 pandemic — finally — comes into view, the state of the American healthcare industry is uncertain, to say the least. On the one hand, as long as there are people who want to feel better, live longer, and improve the quality of their lives, there will be a demand Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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Obtaining background checks on job candidates is your opportunity to verify the information they provide on their resume, application and during their interview and hiring process. Moreover, it helps ensure a safe and profitable workplace – and serves as a valuable risk management tool to minimize the odds of a costly bad hire. Thirty-six percent Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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  Background checks are ubiquitous today. They also can create some big headaches for human resource (HR) departments. Candidates may not give them all the information they need, and there’s a lot of back-and-forth.  Then, finally, when they think they have all the information, the hiring company gives that information to a Consumer Reporting Agency Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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  Our friends at Littler Mendelson P.C. recently posted this article: On March 20, 2020, the Ninth Circuit issued its third opinion on the question of when an employer’s background check disclosure satisfies the so-called “standalone” disclosure requirement in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).1 The new opinion, like the two prior ones (Syed and Gilberg), reads the Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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Here are five considerations to keep on your radar screen when it comes to recent developments in compliance laws and other factors impacting pre-employment background checks: Recent Developments in Federal Laws There are two notable updates to federal laws regarding background checks – one related to screening and the other a reminder about a new Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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  We have worked with many new clients who found themselves frustrated with their previous background check partner. We hear lots of feedback: the turnaround time was too slow, the information was inaccurate, or their prices were too high. But by far, the one we hear the most often is a lot simpler: they were Read more »