Criminal Background Check

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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The Good the Bad and Your Volunteers

The past couple years has created a demand for volunteers that continues to balloon. Fortunately, the increasing number of new challenges and needs that are being experienced by so many are being addressed by nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in our communities. However, with charitable work comes the responsibility of ensuring the safety of your organization, […]

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Want to Find A Better Candidate? Ask Better Questions

You’ve found a great candidate on paper and maybe even had a brief phone conversation. Now it’s time for the face to face, or screen to screen, and you’re wishing you had some better quality interview questions. Sure what you have will work, if you’re goal is to hear the sound of this applicant’s voice. […]

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Should Your New Hires Fit Your Brand?

Are you staying true to your brand? During the hiring process sometimes considerations like an applicant’s fit within the company’s culture, and their ability to contribute to brand cohesion, become lost in the background. When this happens it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture. HR and hiring managers are key players in building […]

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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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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; […]