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Why Employment and Education Verifications Matter

Embellishments, falsifications, omissions, misleading information—a lie can go by many names and according to a CareerBuilder survey from 2014, at least 58% of employers found something dishonest on an applicant’s resume. Talk about putting your worst foot forward. “Trust is very important in professional relationships,” stated a CareerBuilder representative, Rosemary Haefner, vice president of HR.…

Everything Employers Need to Know About Adverse Action

There is a right and wrong way to vet and hire new employees, and the same goes for firing. If you do it the wrong way, according to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), you can land in a world of trouble in the form of class-action lawsuits,…

Infographic – Navigating Aliases/AKAs in National Criminal Records Searches

Navigating Aliases/AKAs in National Criminal Records Searches

As mysterious as the word “alias” can sound, you don’t have to be a secret agent to have one. In fact, nearly everyone you meet has gone by a different name at one point in time. In social settings, the confusion can lead to awkward situations at worst, but when a person applies for a…

How Does Employment Drug & Alcohol Testing Work?