Background-checks-not created-equal

Not All Background Checks Are Created Equal

In our last post we discussed the basics of background checks. Social security traces, criminal records searches, employment/education verifications, MVRs & drug screens are components of a successful background check program. However, it’s even more important to take into account the positions you’re trying to fill when creating your program. You’ll want to think about […]

Background Check

Whale Watching

Are you a small fish in your vendor’s big pond?  We hear it practically every day.  “They wouldn’t listen to me” or “I was transferred to a global call center and got the same scripted responses” or topping the list “Only the really big accounts get their attention.” Whether it’s a question about delays, or […]

Slow Background Check

The Race is On!

Is this your background check vendor’s logo?  Some Houston background check vendors take forever to complete a background check, while others give the all-too-suspicious “clear record” almost immediately.  Houston area HR leaders have told us about previously losing a key applicant due to snail-like vendor performance. We’ve also heard stories about the quick turnaround, which […]