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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Reasons to Use Risk Scoring Models for Your Organization

By | May 21st, 2015|Best Practices|

Your people are the heartbeat of your organization. Choosing the right people for the right positions at the right time in your organization is one of the most important decisions [...]

Your Employee Did WHAT Last Weekend?

By | April 23rd, 2015|Best Practices|

Have you ever looked at a scene in a photograph and wondered what happened next.   Much like that photograph, a background check cannot tell you what happens next.  For an [...]

The One Common Risk for all Organizations – People!

By | March 26th, 2015|Best Practices|

Every organization shares in common one risk – the risk of introducing people into their organizations.   What a person does, how they do it and the impact of what they [...]

The Truth About Biometric Fingerprints and Police Records

By | February 20th, 2015|Best Practices|

The fingerprinting craze has spread wildly across this country. As with any craze, we must understand what the real benefits of using fingerprints are and then ask ourselves does fingerprinting [...]

The Holes in Fingerprinting State Police Records

By | February 13th, 2015|Best Practices|

A few years back, a gathering of Girl Scout directors in a Midwest state met with a representative with their state police about the accuracy of the state police criminal [...]

You Think Your Company Is Safe, Until…

By | February 6th, 2015|Best Practices|

When looking for ways to reduce costs it might be tempting to skip running background checks on your applicants.  How often does a criminal check turn up something serious?  How [...]

Healthcare Related Searches

By | February 3rd, 2015|Best Practices|

In addition to the standard identity and criminal record searches that are part of the typical employment background check there are a number of specialized searches that apply to the [...]