Background Screening Industry News



5 Easy FCRA Compliance Tips

By | July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What do Whole Foods Market Group Inc., Chuck E. Cheese and Home Depot have in common? Aside from being household names, they have each settled costly lawsuits involving violation of [...]

Hiring for Potential vs. Past Performance

By | July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Does past performance indicate future results? Or does future potential outweigh prior success? No, we’re not talking about the stock market, we’re talking about something much more valuable; your potential [...]

Choose Wisely When Selecting a Background Screening Partner

By | July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In today’s competitive job market, sourcing, screening and onboarding talent is a real business challenge.  Every step in the process is critical and you need a partner that understands the [...]

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your Recruiting

By | June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Over the last decade, social media has become mainstream for recruiters and job applicants. It’s the go to place for jobs. Pew Research reports that 86 percent of job candidates [...]

How the Updated FMLA Law Can Affect Your Temporary Staffing

By | June 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Many companies employ temporary workers on a trial basis for several months before offering them a job. It’s a good way to check out their skill level, knowledge, behaviors and [...]

Protecting Whistleblowers: The New FAR Rule & What You Should Know

By | June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A new FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) rule aims to protect whistleblowers working on government contracts. The rule (FAR 52.203-19) bans federal contractors from using standard language in their confidentiality agreements [...]

Artificial Intelligence: Are Robots Going to Take Our Jobs?

By | June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Look around. Artificial intelligence (AI) or robots are everywhere. They save human lives by deactivating bombs, fighting crime and performing surgery. They make cars, explore under the sea and journey [...]

Is 2017 the Year of Unprecedented Growth for the Staffing Industry?

By | May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Regardless of your political affiliation, one fact is indisputable: the presidential election of Donald Trump has been good for the staffing industry. Between Nov. 8 and early April, the industry [...]

Stop Losing Your Talent! Easy Tips to Help Retain Your Employees

By | May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

There are many reasons why employees quit their job. They may have a bad boss, are dissatisfied with their pay or company culture or frustrated by limited career advancement opportunities. [...]

How Diversity Initiatives Can Save You Billions

By | May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Type the words “diversity lawsuits” in any search engine and you’ll immediately see the names of large employers that have been recently sued by their employees for some type of [...]