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The Importance of Maintaining Accuracy in Background Screening

Friday, October 13th, 2017
The Importance of Maintaining Accuracy in Background Screening

When you perform background screenings on potential employees, your primary objective is to protect your business and your customers from an applicant’s past.

When you perform background screenings on potential employees, your primary objective is to protect your business and your customers from an applicant’s past. It is extremely important to make sure that the information you collect about your applicants is correct. Do they have a criminal record? Did they lie on their resume? When someone applies for a job, they certify that all of the information that they put on their application is correct. Sometimes, this is unfortunately not always true. There are many different things an applicant could lie about that could cause inaccuracies in a background screening, but maintaining accuracy should be your top priority. (more…)

Tips for Background Screening Health Care Professionals

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Tips for Background Screening Health Care Professionals

Because of the nature of health care jobs, health care professionals are held to a higher standard.

Because of the nature of health care jobs, health care professionals are held to a higher standard. Background screening for health care employees should be done as thoroughly as possible. This minimizes risk to individual practitioners, and your health care organization as a whole. From tiny neighborhood clinics to huge regional medical centers, all health care professionals need to be thoroughly screened before they see patients. (more…)

What’s Taking So Long? Possible Reasons for Delays in the Background Check Process

Friday, September 8th, 2017
What’s Taking So Long? Possible Reasons for Delays in the Background Check Process

When you’re waiting for background check results to come in, it can seem like an eternity.

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 you don’t go stir-crazy while waiting for results. (more…)

Background Screening Current Employees

Friday, August 11th, 2017
Background Screening Current Employees

Depending on the nature of your business, instituting a regular background screening policy can actually be good for your business.

When people are trying to get a new job, they expect that there will be a background screening. No matter what industry it is, pre-screening employees is a common policy. Screening existing employees, however, is markedly less common.  Depending on the nature of your business, instituting a regular background screening policy can actually be good for your business. (more…)

Background Screening for Arena and Stadium Employees

Friday, July 28th, 2017
Background Screening for Arena and Stadium Employees

Background screening for arena and stadium employees is just as important as screening the players.

When you’re attending a concert, sports game, or other major event at a stadium or arena this summer, you’ll probably need to take a trip through a metal detector or open up your bags. You hear all kinds of stories of the screenings the players on various sports teams go through, but what about the vendors and employees who are providing security, serving food, and taking payments? Screening these employees is just as important as screening the players. (more…)

The Importance of Employee Drug Testing

Friday, July 21st, 2017
The importance of Employee Drug Testing

Keep drugs out of your business and your community by developing a drug screening policy.

A lot of companies require new employees to pass drug testing before they start work. These companies also have employees sign a contract upon hiring that states that they will take a random drug test whenever their employer asks. This policy is becoming more and more prevalent for many reasons. (more…)

Easy Steps to Work Background Screening into Your Company’s Budget

Friday, July 14th, 2017
Easy Steps to Work Background Screening into Your Company’s Budget

One very important thing to think about is budgeting in background screening for new employees.

There are many things to consider when trying to work out a corporate budget:  Size of the company, growth potential, possible downsizing or merging, and more. One very important thing to think about is budgeting in background screening for new employees.  These screenings give you peace of mind knowing that you’re hiring the right people. Here are a few things to consider when working out a background screening budget for your company. (more…)

The Benefits Of Fingerprinting With Background Checks

Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Conducting background checks can provide security for your business!

Almost every industry and employer has begun using some form of background check or screening before hiring new applicants. Some employers use a basic criminal background search, while other employers opt for more comprehensive searches, fingerprinting, drug screening, and further testing to help them determine whether or not a prospective employee is a good fit. If you are considering adding fingerprinting into the way that your company screens employees, here’s what you need to know. (more…)

Keeping Our Children Safe: The Importance Of Conducting Background Checks On Bus Drivers

Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Performing a thorough background check is important for any employer!

Performing background checks on teachers and school workers are always important, but what about bus drivers? It might surprise you to know that many bus drivers, despite being directly in charge of the health and safety of your children for a long time every day, are not held to the same standards as teachers and those working in a school building. With a whopping 22,000 bus crashes every year, it’s apparent that bus drivers need to be held to the same standards as those working in the school building. Why is it so important to conduct background checks on bus drivers? (more…)

Everything Recruiters Want To Know About Background Checks

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Conducting background checks is critical for any employer!

Recruiting and hiring can be quite an overwhelming process for most employers seeking a new employee. In fact, most hiring managers want to be able to hire the right person for the job the first time. As a result, hiring managers are looking to save money by choosing a candidate that will be able to do a good job and be the ideal employee. Therefore, hiring managers will often conduct background checks to ensure that they are getting quality candidates to work for them. With all that being said, there are still common misconceptions and questions that many hiring managers still have about background checks. Here are some of the most common questions, answered! (more…)