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What’s The Hold Up On Your Background Check? We’ll Tell You

One of the most frequently asked questions businesses have when it comes to background checks is, “How long will they take?” The answer is; it depends on a number of factors. And being aware of them helps a hiring employer have more realistic expectations when it comes to turnaround times. If your vendor hasn’t already […]

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2021 Hiring Resolution #1: Resist Bargain-Basement Background Checks!

This past year much has changed in regard to how we operate businesses and manage workforces. Companies were forced to implement unprecedented changes in order to survive. A shift to WFH (Work From Home) was one of the biggest adjustments made by businesses. As a result, better screening of new hires may be more important […]

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Criminal Records – What’s Fair Game In Texas Hiring?

A periodic review of your hiring policies is never a bad idea, especially when it comes to ensuring compliance with the applicable laws. If your business is just starting up a background program, then being informed about and adhering to the following hiring laws is even more crucial. A couple to be aware of are: […]

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Should Your Background Screenings Be “One and Done”?

In an effort to reduce risk in the workplace, some organizations choose to conduct periodic background checks on their workers. This means the pre-employment screening process doesn’t stop at the front door. It continues periodically throughout the term of employment. Organizations that decide to conduct periodic background checks on employees often do so randomly, quarterly […]

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Seasonal Hires – Naughty or Nice?

The holidays are right around the corner and seasonal hiring is increasing. Temporary workers are being brought on board to fulfill the increase in work demand. Unfortunately many places of business fail to perform background checks. Forgoing this step may save some time, but it could end up costing your business. Screening temporary workers is […]

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Hallmarks Of A Quality Background Check Provider

When designing a background check program for your company it’s beneficial to understand the various components involved. Our previous posts have covered a lot of these topics such as: building a quality program, determining role-specific requirements and being aware of potential speed bumps in the screening process. Now we’ll go over the most important part; […]