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Protecting Your Company: Why Choosing An Accredited Screening Provider Matters

The businesses that thrive cultivate and leverage strategic partnerships with industry providers they can trust. No one—and no start-up—is an island. When it’s time to link up with a third-party vendor, you need an organization you can depend on not only to deliver products and services in a timely fashion, but to do so while…

Employee Background Check Compliance: What You Need to Know About the FCRA and EEOC

Anyone who’s gone through the process of interviewing or hiring an employee, whether they’re the CEO, hiring manager or simply a supervisor weighing in on a hiring decision, has felt the pressure of responsibility to make the right decision. Make the right decision and the new hire will immediately bring value and profit to the…

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