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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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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 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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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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Nursing Healthcare Education Stats: What We Can Learn for Post-Pandemic Classes

During the height of the pandemic, nursing education programs have seen many disruptions, including fluctuations in clinical site availability and the need to educate nurses virtually. However, despite cha...

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Understanding the Value of a Background Check Provider

When assessing the value you receive from your background check provider, you need to look at more than the services you receive in exchange for your upfront financial investment. In fact, most screening c...

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Healthcare Education During the Pandemic: How Teachers and Students Adjusted

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected students everywhere, but those pursuing a healthcare career have faced additional challenges. Due to requirements for a combination of theoretical and real-world ...

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