How Reality TV Shows Have Given You The Wrong Impression of Background Checks

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If you watch criminal shows on television, you know that they make it seem like a breeze to “find the dirt” on someone. According to these shows, all you must do is type their name into a search engine or database and you’ll get all the information you could ever need. The truth is that Read more »

Why Screening Your Contract Employees Will Be the Best Thing You Do

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The gig economy has exploded over the last few years. This means that more and more people are working at companies as contractors. While they may not be full-time employees that collect benefits and work in your office from 8 to 5, contractors can be invaluable for your organization.  You can reach out to them whenever you Read more »

The Future of Background Screening – What Employers Need to Know

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As the business world is regularly reshaped by market forces that didn’t exist just a few years ago, following trends is more important than ever. It’s not enough to just keep up with the trends, however. Your company’s success depends on your ability to modify your approach and understand these newer forces in play. Here, Read more »

Are Rolling Background Checks the Wave of the Future?

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As reports of violence and fraud become increasingly common in the news, it’s no surprise that businesses are looking for better ways to ensure the safety of their employees and clients. Leading the charge to a safer future is a new trend in background screening: rolling background checks. Could this be the game-changing advancement that Read more »

Is Your Criminal Background Screening Process Compliant with Current Standards?

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Despite being an indispensable aspect of the hiring process, criminal background screening remains a complex endeavor. When business owners fail to take into account current regulations, they may find themselves in deep legal troubles due to their screening policies. Are your company’s background checks compliant with current standards? Though some laws differ based on state Read more »