Posts By: Michael Gaul

80% of U.S. Corporations Rely on Employment Background Screening. Do you know why?

It is well-documented that a significant portion of U.S. corporations rely on employment background screening services for hiring and employee retention decisions. For corporations that rely on the work of individuals, a comprehensive background screening program can offer significant value. Here are some of the most common and compelling reasons to implement an employment background… Read more »

EEOC Focus on Criminal Background Checks Underscores Importance of a Holistic Approach

Recent activity from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding employment background screening and specifically, criminal records checks, underscore the importance of a holistic approach to screening applicants and employees. Specifically, the EEOC is taking action to enforce its long-standing guidelines for the use of information such as criminal background checks and credit reports in… Read more »

5 Essentials of Pre Employment Background Screening

An effective pre employment background screening program can lend numerous benefits to any organization in which people play a vital role. Background screening helps companies hire the right people, the first time, and avoid the potentially disastrous effects of a bad hire. So what are the components of an effective pre employment background screening program?… Read more »

Following FCRA Regulations is Smart for Employers

If you’re conducing employment background checks you should understand how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) will affect you. Whether operating a small business or a managing a large enterprise, it is prudent, if not required, that you follow FCRA regulations for employment background screening. And guess what? Since these rules are designed to protect… Read more »