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How Can Background Screening Lead Your Company to Success?

By | August 6th, 2015|Best Practices|

Background screening is a very comprehensive term – this word refers to a multitude of categories and services. If you do decide that a background screening program is what your [...]

4 Statistics That Will Make You Want to Start Background Screening

By | July 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Maybe you have made the decision that your organization needs to participate in background screening, or maybe you have made the opposite decision. Regardless, it is imperative that you understand [...]

7 Reasons You Should Screen More Than Once a Year

By | July 30th, 2015|Best Practices|

There are so many questions involved with implementing a background screening program in your organization – But some of the questions that rise to the top are, “when and how [...]

Avoid the Risk of a Negligent Retention Claim

By | July 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

At an ever increasing rate, companies are implementing a background screening process into their hiring process – this occurrence raises the question of why? Why are companies perpetuating the trend [...]

3 Steps to Getting Rid of Fear in the Hiring Process

By | July 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

When you are hiring, is fear a primary motivation for diving into the history of an applicant? Starting off your hiring process with fear as your motivation is a dangerous [...]

5 Ways Your Landlord Will Check Your History

By | July 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Landlords have many tools available to them when it comes to determining whether an applicant is eligible to rent a particular property. Use the five following suggestions to help bring [...]

What Should a Landlord Do With a Residential Screening Report?

By | July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The first thing a landlord should do is to properly restrict access to and prevent wrongful disclosure of a tenant screening report.  This is because credit and consumer reports can [...]

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Updating a Tenant’s Report

By | July 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Once a tenant relationship exists, the landlord should follow a written policy describing the circumstances under which the landlord will be allowed to run an updated report on the tenant [...]

How to Write Disclosure and Authorization Language

By | July 9th, 2015|Best Practices|

As a general rule of thumb in any consumer transaction, authorization should be included in the body of the application, in plainly visible type, immediately above the signature line or [...]

3 Renting Situations Landlords Need to Watch Out For

By | July 6th, 2015|Compliance|

Let’s look our three unique situations in which landlords are subject to the FCRA, and how these situations can affect a landlord's decision to rent to certain individuals. Landlord's are [...]