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HR Tips For Fast Background Check Results

Human Resources professionals are well aware that when a hiring decision has been made, getting the candidate into place quickly is a top priority. Having to wait for background screening results is not part of the plan.
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Pre-Employment Background Checks: Error Prone?

On December 15, 2012, The Plain Dealer ran an article titled “Errors in background checks cost job seekers.” The original subject of the story interviewed for a job, believed he would be hired after his background check was complete, then received a letter from the background screening company that a report came back that he was a convicted pedophile. The man spent a year correcting this erroneous information, and is currently preparing to sue the company that performed the background check. He did not land the job.
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Background Screening

What Accurate Background Checks Mean for Your Company

Accuracy is the key in the background screening industry. Unfortunately, it appears as though a lot of background screening firms have overlooked this in their hurry to turn data around and reduce costs. But background screening companies need to take note that reporting information without verifying accuracy is not just good enough.
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Background Screening

Background Check Companies: How Accurate are Your Reports?

Background screening companies take note: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is watching and taking action.
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Background Screening

3 Qualities You'll Find In A Reputable Background Screening Company

There have been many recent articles about employee background check companies that do a shoddy job. Many people think starting a background check company is an easy way to make money, and it’s not difficult to set up shop – with a computer and access to records, anyone thinks they can do a background check. As a result, there are a lot of companies that offer cheap background checks, but the question that customers need ask is, how reputable is that company?
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How Much Does a Background Check Company Charge?

When I say the words “background check” what do you think of? I imagine most people just think a background check is simply a criminal record check or possibly a verification of past employment. That’s true, but there’s a lot more to it.
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8 Ways to Create a Great Remote Candidate Experience

Given the global shift to remote work, it’s likely your organization may do more remote hiring than ever before. To successfully attract and engage candidates, you’ll need to take actions to provide them w...

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How to Maintain Background Check Compliance and Quality on a Tight HR Budget

In these challenging times, organizations facing change and uncertainty must reevaluate their spending, and the budget for background screening is no exception. As you move through the budget planning proc...

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Background Check Vendors: 5 Steps to Assuring a Positive Partnership

To get the most from your background screening activities, your background check vendor must meet your needs for compliance, accuracy, and efficiency. However, not all vendors have the same screening metho...

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