Posts By: Michael Gaul

Domino’s Pizza and Capital One Taking Heat from Alleged FCRA Violations

Law firm Nichols Caster announced last week that former Domino’s Pizza employees will be allowed to proceed with putative class action against the company for alleged background check violations. According to the Nichols Caster press release, the United States District Court denied Defendant Domino’s Pizza’s motion to dismiss the case of Singleton, et al., v…. Read more »

Can Your Employment Screening Program Survive a Hiring Frenzy?

If recent weeks around the Proforma Screening Solutions office are any indication, you could be facing an upswing in hiring demand this year. We’ve been seeing an unusually high volume of requests for employment background checks from our current customers. Our suppliers have reported similar trends. In our experience, hiring upticks don’t usually arrive in… Read more »

Pepsi is Latest to Face EEOC’s Aggressive Stance on Employment Criminal Records

Ask any HR professional to name a company they admire and you’ll likely hear the name Pepsi. Long known for its leadership in quality HR practices, it comes as no surprise to us that the Pepsi organization was among the targets of the EEOC’s more aggressive stance concerning the use of employment criminal records. Employers… Read more »

Need Help Evaluating and Selecting a Background Screening Company?

Hiring a background screening company for your employment screening program seems like a fairly straight-forward task. If your goal is to simply ‘check the box’ with the bare minimum requirements, it can indeed be a simple endeavor. But if you’re like many employers today, you have come to the following realizations: Organizations compete on the… Read more »

Hire the Right People and You Win

Jack Welch once famously said “nothing matters more in winning than getting the right people on the field.” As an employment screening company, it is this notion that guides our efforts to help companies bring the right people on board. In line with this idea, we were pleased to come across an awesome post on… Read more »

Top 10 Employment Screening Articles of 2011

From the Proforma Screening Solutions Blog, we’ve rounded up the most-read employment screening articles of 2011. Interestingly, these articles also touch on many of the most significant trends in background screening industry today.  Read and comment! #1: EEOC Focus on Criminal Background Checks Underscores Importance of a Holistic Approach This article was our #1 most-read in 2010 and… Read more »

What’s a High School Diploma Worth, Anyway?

Hey employers, don’t worry if that job applicant lacks a high school diploma. It’s no big deal. Really, what’s the difference between an individual who has completed high school and one who dropped out? Why are you being so picky and unfair? This recent EEOC discussion letter targets an employer’s high school diploma requirement as… Read more »