Owning a small business is not an easy thing. Unfortunately, people are seldom forthcoming about past criminal activity or other things that could hurt your small business. This is one of many reasons why background checks are so important. As the owner of a small business, you need to protect yourself, your business, your family,
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According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Landlords who are conducting tenant screening must do so in a fair way, with reputable screening companies. The purpose of the FCRA is to protect consumers from inaccurate screening results and gives them the ability to dispute results that they believe to be false. If a landlord
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When you’re waiting for background check results to come in, it can seem like an eternity. For hiring managers, you’re anxious to fill that position in your company. For applicants, you’re ready to start that new job. Background checks are necessary, so you need to make sure you have the correct timeline in mind so
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A large percentage of the population is biased in some way, most of us aren’t even aware of our own biases. As a hiring manager, though, it is of the utmost importance that you not only become aware of your own biases, but learn how to not allow them to affect your work. This isn’t
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There are different types of background checks you can request. They can report different things, but many of them cover a few main things: