Background Check Blog

Money Down the Drain

Do you know what you’re paying for?  If you’re getting nickel and dimed on your employment screening, you should look for unnecessary searches, or if you don’t have that level of detail, just ask your vendor for a billing breakdown. Another thing you can do, is get a package price. However, make sure your vendor […]

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So Many Background Check Providers, So Little Time

There are a lot of background check companies out there. When you start digging into the details it can be confusing. Admittedly, it was a bit for us when we did a recent search of our competition, and this is our industry! Companies trying to decide which provider will be best suited to their needs, […]

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Speed Bumps In Your Backgrounds?

While our last post was geared towards helping you design role-specific background checks, here we thought we’d share what can create speed bumps for your background check program. Some slow-downs are unavoidable; however, many have work-around solutions that a knowledgeable background check vendor should have on hand. Here are a few explanations for slow turn-around […]

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Creating a Talent Pipeline Today For Your Hiring Tomorrow

If you are not hiring at the moment, but you want a full pipeline of candidates to choose from once your business is ready, then you need to read this. Knowing how many potential candidates are currently available but not being able to take advantage of the opportunity presents a frustrating scenario. However, if you […]

Will Court Closures During Covid-19 Stall Background Checks? Maybe Not

When articles like the one below announce courthouse closures, or rather re-closures at this point, companies may worry their background checks will be negatively impacted. Will results slow to a snail’s pace? Losing a great candidate to a competitor is a concern, and this is likely to happen if background checks are unable to be […]

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Welcome Back! Steps in Rehiring Your Workforce

You’re surviving the pandemic & your employees are starting to return to work! Before you slap down the “Welcome Back” mat it’s important to make sure you have all your ducks in a row, and this might entail more than you think.  Has rehire paperwork been updated & background checks, drug screens & I-9 checks […]