Do you run background checks to on your tenants? Make sure you’re complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FTC’s guidance for landlords and for tenant background screening companies can help. What do landlords need to know? Landlords must take certain steps before getting a consumer report and after taking an adverse action [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]