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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Best FCRA Description for Landlords

By | July 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

By choosing to background screen a prospective tenant, a landlord chooses to be subject to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), along with a host of state and local [...]

How Can You Reduce Risk by Taking Risks?

By | March 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Every organization is full of risk and no business can completely avoid all risk.   In fact, some degree of risk taking is essential to achieve success in a business.  If [...]

The Power of AKA

By | October 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Hello, my name is Matthew, but you can call me Matt or Mateo or Mateus or Matevz or any of 25 other variations.  Actually Matthew is my middle name, which [...]

Imagine Your People

By | March 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

A beginning step for any great background screening program is to imagine the kind of people that you want to be in your organization, in your volunteer position, in your [...]