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Is Your Vendor Putting You at Risk by Violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

Vetting a vendor who performs employment screening is important. This is particularly true when entering into a contractual agreement or being part of a buyout where a new company requires you to use their current vendor. Assuming the employment screening vendor is following FCRA regulations can be a mistake. To help protect your company, here […]

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Keep Your Employment Screening Compliant!

Are you conducting parts of your employment screening in-house and vending parts out to a consumer reporting agency (CRA)?  While it may save you a few dollars, there are associated risks, for example: 1. You may obtain information you cannot legally consider in employment decisions2. You forfeit the protection provided by your CRA on portions of your […]

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Resist Bargain-Basement Employment Screening!

The past couple years 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 […]

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Summer Hires – Don’t Get Burned

Summer is 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 employment screening. Forgoing this step may save some time, but it could end up costing your business. Screening temporary workers is every […]

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3 HR Mistakes in Employment Screening

In our experience, there are 3 mistakes HR teams commonly make in criminal record searches: 1) Google the applicant (and God forbid) finding a criminal record outside of the law (FCRA) 2) Searching only local records and missing other areas of residency or work 3) Not doing a criminal check at all! Take a look […]

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In God We Trust – Everyone Else Gets Backgrounded

When it comes to landing a job it’s often “who you know” instead of “what you know” right? This is especially true when you’re talking about C-Suite and management positions. It’s not uncommon for new hires that have been “vouched for” to side step normal hiring procedures, including a thorough employment screening. This type of […]