Blog

Identification of Your Applicants – Let’s Get Back to Basics

Do you love getting back accurate information on your applicants? To quote Waylon and Willie, then maybe it’s time we got “back to the basics of love” (Don’t get the reference? Here’s a link to the song). We’re not sure why, but in the past few years, there have been more instances in our industry…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Are You One in a Million?

Even if you think you are “one in a million”, there’s about 340 of you in the United States. Of course you are unique, but we’re referring to your full name and date of birth as identifying information. Verifying the name and date of birth that you submit to us for background checks is important.…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – What Shows Up in a Driving Record?

Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs), also known as driving records, can be a valuable screening tool. They can be downright essential for some job positions. If the applicant’s duties involve driving a motor vehicle, using company cars or operating machinery, you may decide to incorporate driving records in your screening protocol for those positions. An MVR…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Driving Records with Accidents

Driving records can be a valuable tool in your employment screening or retention process—primarily if your applicant or employee’s essential job functions is driving. Needless to say, driving is not an exclusive requirement should you choose to evaluate with a driving record. Flying a plane, operating a construction crane, operating machinery that could pose a…

Everything Employers Need to Know About Adverse Action

There is a right and wrong way to vet, hire, and fire new employees. If you do it the wrong way, according to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), you could face class-action lawsuits, bad PR, and other penalties. In fact, there has been a significant upturn in…