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 »

As an Employer, Should You Care About Candidates’ Traffic Violations on a Motor Vehicle Check?

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A background check can reveal a number of things about a prospective employee. It can give you an overview of their criminal history, confirm whether or not their education and employment histories are accurate, and in some cases, inform you of what kind of driver they are.   Will the Employee Be Driving on the Read more »

When Is It Time to Get a New Background Screening Service?

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Most hiring managers will discover job applicants lying on their resumes at one point or another. As such, it’s natural that managers should do a deeper check on any promising candidates. When it comes to background screening services, however, not all providers are created equal. If you are dissatisfied with your current provider, it might Read more »

How to Choose the Right Background Screening Service

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Working with the wrong background screening service can end up costing much more than their fees. The consequences of making a bad hire or being held responsible for a violation of privacy can affect your business for months – if not longer. Before choosing a background screening service, it’s important to understand what different companies Read more »