When employers use background checks to evaluate candidates for a job, the obvious goal is to find the best, most qualified person for the job. "Fitness" for the role is a key concern. If not …READ MORE
The nature of work and the face of today’s workforce is changing. These changes are forcing companies to adapt in many ways, including in hiring. Here are four key trends in the modern economy and …READ MORE
Is that seemingly qualified, trustworthy individual you want to hire really safe to hire? Can you really know for sure? Companies use background checks to inform and improve the quality of their hiring decisions. However, …READ MORE
Background screening for employment or retention is almost universal, but screening programs within organizations are not all equally effective.
If an employer treats background screening like a task to be checked off the list, it can …READ MORE
One of the most common questions our clients ask us is, “How do I know which screening services to choose?” Employers want to make informed hiring decisions and mitigate their hiring risks without over- or …READ MORE
Employment screening is a simple concept. The idea is to check the background of the candidates you are interested in hiring before a final hiring decision is made. Screening is typically performed late in the …READ MORE
"Big Data has the potential to drive innovations that reduce bias in employment decisions and help employers make better decisions in hiring, performance evaluations, and promotions.” This powerful statement from EEOC Chair, Jenny R. Yang, …READ MORE
In the March 2017 Dilday v. DirectTV decision from the Eastern District Court of Virginia, employers received some relief from lawsuits for certain technical violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Of special importance, …READ MORE