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Federal Background Check Expectations and Disqualifiers

What is a Federal Background Check? A federal background check is more thorough than a standard employment check. It is designed to ensure that the hired person is reliable, trustworthy, and of good character. Federal and multi-state background checks are often used for federal positions, those that require a high-security clearance, are at a high…

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What is Included in a Pre-Employment Credit Report?

It is standard for employers to conduct an interview, background report, and drug test as part of the hiring process. Now, credit checks are also being used by some employers to get more detailed information on their potential hire. A pre-employment credit check can alert employers to signs of financial problems like theft or fraud…

What You Should Look for When Running A Tenant Background Check

As the owner of a rental house or apartment complex, you want to ensure that the people leasing from you will pay rent on time and take care of the property. A background check on potential tenants is one way to avoid late payments and prevent damage to your property.  Screening potential renters properly is…

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What You Should Do If a Prospective Employee Fails a Background Check After a Job Offer

Sometimes it takes months of rifling through resumes and conducting countless interviews to find the perfect candidate for a position. When you finally find ‘the one,” you are hoping that they are as interested in the job as you are in them as a future employee.  Unfortunately, a hiring situation can arise even when the…

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Conduct a Pre-Employment Background Check

Hiring managers have a responsibility to the company they work for to protect the company and its current employees from potential risks. Most applicants are honest about the information they provide, but in some cases, they may hide the truth. An employee background investigation will ensure that all of the information that is submitted by…

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Human Resources Background Check

Human resources background checks are among the most helpful parts of the hiring process. Resumes, applications and interviews only provide so much information about a given candidate. All of the information gathered in a standard interview is controlled by the applicant. A method of double-checking such information can be very valuable. A human resources background…

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Job Drug Testing As Marijuana Legalization Expands

Many U.S. states have recently legalized the use of marijuana either for medical or recreational purposes (or both). This has left some employees to wonder whether they’re protected from losing their jobs if they are caught out as marijuana users in their drug tests. This has also left employers wondering what their rights are to…

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Do You Know What Employers Are Looking for with a Background Check?

We’ve all been there before. You think you’re a shoo-in for this incredible job opportunity or you finally get a call back after sending out so many resumes trying to get your foot in the door with a new career. You make an amazing impression at the first meeting with management, score well on all…

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A Closer Look at “Ban the Box” Rules

Many businesses haven’t changed their hiring procedures much in recent years. “If it works, why mess with it?” is an oft-heard refrain. While there is a convenience in doing the old-fashioned way, new rules have come into play that may limit how companies can conduct background checks on prospective employees. What is “Ban the Box?”…