Background screening provides employers a level of assurance that they are hiring the right candidate for the job. When implemented correctly, screening can shed light on aspects of an individual’s background that might impact their …READ MORE
When you’re trying to make the best possible hiring decision, criminal records are often considered an important source of information. If you want to know as much about a person’s background as you can, including …READ MORE
The modern U.S. workforce consists of 15.5 million independent contractors, or contingent workers, who depend on this type of work as their primary source of income. If you add in part-time or occasional workers, that …READ MORE
Today we continue our spotlight on some of the most frequently-asked questions we hear from employers concerning their use of employment background checks. This time, we focus on the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
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As a background screening company, we field a wide range of questions from employers concerning their use of background checks in the hiring and retention of employees. Today we announce the start of a new …READ MORE
On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued revised enforcement guidelines on the use of criminal records in hiring decisions. In its guidance, the EEOC sets out to ensure that applicants’ exclusions …READ MORE
Ban the Box—the international civil rights movement aimed at persuading employers to remove the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record from their hiring applications is more than a trend. It’s a …READ MORE