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Most companies today are familiar with adverse action notices, or notices that inform an applicant that he or she is being denied employment based on criteria such as criminal history or bad credit. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) dictates how employers can use the results of background investigation in hiring, promotion, suspension or termination.…

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So you’ve found your dream job, completed the interview process and now seem a shoo-in for the position. But there’s one more hurdle to clear: the company wants to conduct a credit check on you before they offer you the position. Is it possible those missed car payments from two years ago are going to…

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Most employers conduct background checks on job applicants as part of the hiring process. A background check can uncover important information such as criminal convictions and can allow an employer to verify an applicant’s education and previous employment. Some employers also check candidates’ credit if they would be working in positions that involve handling money.…

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Companies that want to hire new employees generally conduct background checks on candidates. A background check can uncover important information, such as a criminal record and possibly inaccurate information on previous employment or education that was included on a resume. Employers often conduct a credit check on job applicants. While many people believe that a…

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When employers are looking at job applicants for open positions, they generally conduct background checks before extending an offer of employment. A background check can include verification of identity, work history, and education; a check of criminal records; and in some cases a credit report. Why Some Employers Look at an Applicant’s Credit Report An…

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The school year will be over soon, and many parents rely on summer camps for child care while their kids are out of school. Safety is always a primary concern for parents when deciding who should care for their children. Many parents assume that everyone who works with kids is required to undergo a background…

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