Employers make several difficult decisions every day. One of those is determining who to hire. Using Essential Screens for criminal background screens can help you save time, money and reduce your risk.

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

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

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

COVID Related Court Closures and Delays

COVID-19 is causing delays and court closings in many areas. We will continue to work for all of our clients to ensure timely responses, as best we can. Keep up to date on all of the court closings and delays at the following location: https://essentialscreens.com/court-closings-delays-due-covid-19/ We appreciate all of our clients and your understanding during [...]

By | December 8th, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on COVID Related Court Closures and Delays

Background Screening in a Global Economy

In today's global economy, background checks are more important than ever. Protect your clients, protect your company, protect your employees and choose background screens. Sources: Professional Background Screening Association

By | November 3rd, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Background Screening in a Global Economy

What Employers Need to Know about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and COVID-19

Title I of the ADA applies to private employers with 15 or more employees. It also applies to state and local government employers, employment agencies, and labor unions. All nondiscrimination standards under Title I of the ADA also apply to federal agencies under Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act. During a pandemic, ADA-covered employers may [...]

By | September 8th, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on What Employers Need to Know about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and COVID-19

Employers Who Perform Background Screens See Many Benefits

Beyond the many negative reasons to screen potential employees, employers with comprehensive background screening programs also reap many benefits. Compliance with federal requirements Federal agencies, such as the Department of Transportation (DOT), oversees drug and alcohol testing programs on mandated employees. It’s important to know what regulations govern a particular industry. For example, the DOT [...]

By | August 25th, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Employers Who Perform Background Screens See Many Benefits

Know Your Hire

Hiring can be a long, drawn-out and even tedious task. Often, by the time a suitable candidate is found, the hiring manager is ready to close the book on that particular position. However, it is always worth the extra effort to run a background check on your potential hires. Here is a list of reasons [...]

By | August 11th, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Know Your Hire

COVID-19 Testing for Businesses

As businesses are trying to return to the new normal and bring employees back into the workplace, some things may look different. Covid-19 testing organized and sponsored by employers to confirm that workers are either not infected with or are immune to COVID-19 may be the most effective tool to gradually relax social distancing measures [...]

By | July 28th, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on COVID-19 Testing for Businesses
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