Employment screening can seem like a straightforward task. Open an account, order the background check, and if it comes back clean you’re done. Check the box and move on. What you soon discover are the …READ MORE
The human resources community and the employment screening industry have been buzzing lately about the second largest Fair Credit Reporting Act settlement penalty in history recently handed down to a background screening provider for multiple …READ MORE
In a recent article, The Case for Background Screening, Tom Fields explores the recent tragedy of the serial Hepatitis C contamination at a NH hospital. Many people were infected with the liver-destroying blood disease, with …READ MORE
According to a recent SHRM survey, Poor Credit History Not Barrier to Hiring, the frequency and manner of credit background usage in the hiring process has changed, even in just the past couple of years.
Some …READ MORE
According to the Department of Justice, “Recidivism is measured by criminal acts that resulted in the re-arrest, re-conviction, or return to prison with or without a new sentence during a three-year period following the prisoner's …READ MORE
If you’re involved in staffing for your organization, the key statistics highlighted in a recently-released infographic from the workforce collaboration company Mavenlink, shouldn’t surprise you much. From 1995 through 2012, the total workforce of contingent …READ MORE
Does your background screening program hold up against the threats of regulation, legislation, and litigation? We recently presented a two-part series on the “triple threat” of EEOC and FTC regulation, state and federal legislation, and …READ MORE