Consumer Reporting and Complying with the FCRA

Your company has job vacancies to fill. You're also thinking about promoting some employees from within the company. You've dwindled down the stack of applications and resumes and want to run background checks through a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA,) or a third-party company that is in the business of compiling background information. Employment background checks [...]

By | May 4th, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|0 Comments

myUploads Announced by E-Verify

myUploads is a new feature from myE-Verify that helps employees and individuals electronically resolve their E-Verify DHS Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) by uploading images of their documentation as a JPEG, PNG or PDF through a computer or smart device. This new free feature may help expedite employment eligibility confirmation and resolve TNCs. In the case of an E-Verify TNC, the E-Verify employer must privately [...]

By | April 20th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on myUploads Announced by E-Verify

Tips on How to Hire and Retain Employees

A company relies on employees to contribute to a profitable bottom line.  While some employees will have a significant impact, others may be smaller, or at least less noticeable, but all of them are important.  Recruitment and employee retention can benefit a company, providing an edge if done properly and strategically.  Here are some helpful [...]

By | April 6th, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Tips on How to Hire and Retain Employees

The Basics of Background Screens

By | March 23rd, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on The Basics of Background Screens

Consumer Reporting Agency Accreditation

Did you know that not all Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) are Accredited? The Professional Background Screening Association offers an accreditation program for Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) located in the United States. Governed by a strict and thorough set of professional standards of specified requirements and measurements, the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) has become [...]

By | March 9th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Consumer Reporting Agency Accreditation

Background Screening is Nearly Universal

Nearly 100% of HR professionals believe it is important or somewhat important for companies to have access to global/international screening capabilities and 96% perform some kind of background screen on their employees.

By | February 23rd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Background Screening is Nearly Universal

Tips for a Quick Turnaround Time

Essential Screens has an industry-leading turnaround time for background checks. However, depending on the nature and scope of the requested background check, that time could take longer for a variety of reasons. For example, if there is a holiday, if the courts are backlogged, if the information has not been completed in full, if additional [...]

By | February 9th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for a Quick Turnaround Time

Tips for Repairman Visits

Have you ever needed a TV service installed, an appliance repaired, carpets cleaned or plumbing fixed?  Chances are you have been in your house with a complete stranger from a servicing company that may or may not protect customers by vetting employees.  Here are some warning signs that consumers should be aware of when opening [...]

By | January 26th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for Repairman Visits

Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions by the CDC Regarding COVID-19

Effective since September 4, 2020, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) issued a temporary halt on residential evictions through and including December 31, 2020. The Eviction Moratorium applies nationally to state, local, territorial, or tribal area that does not have a moratorium with the same or a greater level of protection on residential [...]

By | January 11th, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions by the CDC Regarding COVID-19

Happy New Year!

As the new year begins, we would like to thank you for choosing Essential Screens for your background and drug screening solutions. It has been a sincere pleasure serving you and working together to protect your company and clients. We hope that you have enjoyed the enhanced quality of our products and services. We will [...]

By | December 31st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Happy New Year!
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