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Checking References

Checking References

References are part of many background checks and pre-employment screenings, but how should you — either as an employer or job candidate — prepare for references?

Education History

Education History

Verifying education history is part of a background check and, as always, your resume should list all important aspects of your education history.

There’s No Secret to Passing a Drug Test

There’s No Secret to Passing a Drug Test

Passing a drug test is a requirement for many jobs and, if you’re a drug user, the best way to pass one of these tests to be employed is to simply stop using drugs.

Background Checks for Volunteer Workers

Background Checks for Volunteer Workers

Background checks are often a part of most application processes for full-time workers, but should they be required of volunteers when volunteers are doing job-like functions, such as working in a town fire department?

When and Why Important Information Doesn’t Show Up on a Background Check

When and Why Important Information Doesn’t Show Up on a Background Check

In some cases, a criminal history, even including an accidental death, can be wiped from someone’s criminal background check.

Background Check-Perfect Candidates Can Succumb to Crime, Too

Background Check-Perfect Candidates Can Succumb to Crime, Too

In some cases, even an employee with a perfect background check can commit a crime. Can such behavior be spotted before, or is hiring anyone still a gamble?

A Clean Slate for Former NY State Drug Criminals

A Clean Slate for Former NY State Drug Criminals

Should former NY drug criminals be given a clean slate in pre-employment background checks? Although giving criminals a new start, eliminating past crimes from a background check could not be fully beneficial.

Background Checks for Guns

Background Checks for Guns

In Connecticut, background checks are needed to purchase a gun, and, in the current economy, many are purchasing guns — and waiting for a background check.

No Background Check for Government Aide in Omaha

No Background Check for Government Aide in Omaha

When don’t you do a background check for government positions? Even with questionable history, aide to Omaha mayor-elect has not received a background check or investigation.