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How Thorough is a Background Check?

How Thorough is a Background Check?

A background check is often part of the employment process, but how thorough is it and what information might not appear in a background report?

How Significant is Credit in Employee and Pre-Employment Background Checks?

How Significant is Credit in Employee and Pre-Employment Background Checks?

Credit can be part of a background check, and a good credit score is almost always important for financial and executive-level occupations, but how important is it for every other candidate and what are a candidate’s rights regarding credit?

Required Drug Tests for CA Welfare Recipients?

Required Drug Tests for CA Welfare Recipients?

Drug tests don’t only apply to pre-employment screenings, and, in California, possible drug screening may be required for welfare recipients.

Can Employee Drug Tests Be Mandatory?

Can Employee Drug Tests Be Mandatory?

Drug tests are often one part of a background check, but should they be legal for certain occupations? A recent news items brings up this issue over requiring pre-employment drug tests.

Tony Cole’s Background Check: Why Being Honest in Applying for a Job is Important

Tony Cole’s Background Check: Why Being Honest in Applying for a Job is Important

Honesty is an important part of a job application, as any background check will reveal important past information regarding criminal history, as in the recent case of Tony Cole.

Cutting Background Checks, Increasing Abuse?

Cutting Background Checks, Increasing Abuse?

As background checks are almost an employment requirement, is it ethical to not run background checks on candidates who could be working with the disabled?

A Bill to Require Background Checks?

A Bill to Require Background Checks?

In California, a background check may be required for all social workers employed with the state, according to a news article, as almost seven percent of current employees have a criminal record.

A Renter’s Background Check

A Renter’s Background Check

Background checks are one aspect needed to rent an apartment, and a renter’s background check examines tenant, employment, and credit history.

Background Checks Outside of Employment

Background Checks Outside of Employment

Background checks are used outside of employment, and background screening and investigation, including credit history, are used to rent an apartment and apply for a loan.