Are you addressing all hiring risks?

Background checks may seem like an easy choice for most employers, however, the benefit of screening applicants may far extend what even they previously thought. Many workplace issues can be reduced with a quality hire, including: turnover, accidents, absenteeism and theft/fraud. Implementing a background screening program at your company will help you address these hiring [...]

By | July 13th, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Are you addressing all hiring risks?

General Guidelines for Successful Verifications from the Professional Background Screeners Association

If you are in need of verifying new employees past work history or education history, we have some tips to help make the process as smooth and timely as possible. Provide as much information as possible with the search request. The full employer or school name, city and state information, candidate name used at the [...]

By | June 29th, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on General Guidelines for Successful Verifications from the Professional Background Screeners Association

We Offer Solutions to Hiring Businesses

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By | June 15th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on We Offer Solutions to Hiring Businesses

What Landlords Need to Know when Screening Tenants

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 [...]

By | June 3rd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on What Landlords Need to Know when Screening Tenants

Social Media Background Screening

When you are looking to hire, are you worried about your applicant's online presence? Social media screening continues to grow in both importance and controversy in 2021. Employers look at social media accounts for many reasons, but mostly to determine if the applicant would be a good fit with their company and any red flags. [...]

By | May 18th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Social Media Background Screening

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|Comments Off on Consumer Reporting and Complying with the FCRA

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