Archive for the ‘ Background Screening ’ Category

Tips for Evaluating Your Company’s Background Screening Process

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Tips for Evaluating Your Company’s Background Screening Process

Periodic audits of this essential process ensure that it remains effective and compliant with ever-changing rules and regulations.

You use background screening to identify any potential problems for your company in an applicant’s past. It is a valuable tool for protecting your business, your customers, and your employees. However, if your background screening process hasn’t changed for a while it’s definitely time to re-evaluate. Periodic audits of this essential process ensure that it remains effective and compliant with ever-changing rules and regulations. (more…)

Tips for Helping Applicants Prepare for Background Screening

Friday, December 1st, 2017
Tips for Helping Applicants Prepare for Background Screening

Preparing applicants for the background screening process can increase the likelihood of them passing and ensure that the entire process goes more smoothly.

Getting qualified applicants is difficult, and ensuring that they pass the proper background screenings can be even more difficult. Preparing applicants for the background screening process can increase the likelihood of them passing and ensure that the entire process goes more smoothly. How can you prepare applicants for a background screening? (more…)

Ensuring Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Ensuring Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks

When you are conducting background checks on prospective employees, one of the most important steps you should take is to ensure that they are as accurate as they can possibly be.

When you are conducting background checks on prospective employees, one of the most important steps you should take is to ensure that they are as accurate as they can possibly be. You as an employer want to be sure you have the truth and your applicants don’t want to miss out on a job opportunity because of misinformation. FCRA guidelines state that employers have to give applicants a proper chance to dispute information found in their background checks, so ensuring accuracy can also avoid possible legal action. (more…)

Tips for Conducting Federal and Local Background Checks

Thursday, November 9th, 2017
Tips for Conducting Federal and Local Background Checks

There are a few general guidelines that can help you ensure your background checks are as thorough as possible.

Unfortunately, there is no one universal database that stores all of everyone’s background profiles. There is also no standardized list of all the things that businesses should look for when conducting background checks. There are just too many variables with regards to industry, position, level of security, and so on. That being said, there are a few general guidelines that can help you ensure your background checks are as thorough as possible. (more…)

Quick Background Check: Is it Right for Your Business?

Friday, October 27th, 2017
Quick Background Check: Is it Right for Your Business?

The level of checking a job or rental applicant needs can vary, so what sort of background check is appropriate?

Hiring managers perform background checks on prospective employees to protect their business. A rental agent will do a background check to see if a prospective tenant poses a risk to their property. The level of checking a job or rental applicant needs can vary, so what sort of background check is appropriate? Is just a quick background check really enough? (more…)

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…)