Background Screening Industry News



352% Turnover Rate in the Staffing Industry? Yes, It’s That High

By | May 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Any way you look at it, employee turnover is expensive. Recruiting workers, training them, and evolving them into productive workers can cost double or sometimes triple their salary. Not surprisingly, [...]

65 Million People Have a Criminal History – Is Your Screening Helping or Hurting You?

By | May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Hundreds, maybe even thousands, of positions require applicants to undergo a criminal background check. Consider schoolteachers, bus drivers, healthcare professionals, financial gurus, IT specialists, or government workers, to name a [...]

Drug Testing FAQs

By | April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Whether you’re new to the recruiting industry or not, conducting pre-employment drug or alcohol testing is a complicated business. Consider that the federal government doesn’t regulate drug testing in the [...]

Equal Pay

By | April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Equal pay has finally been getting the attention it deserves. It now has its own national holiday. April 5 is Equal Pay Day. On Capitol Hill, Democratic Congresswomen reintroduced the [...]

Criminal Background Checks Just One Element of Hiring Process

By | April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Since the 1990s, the number of Americans with a criminal history has dramatically risen, according to the Brennan Center for Justice. In 2015, almost one-third of the adult working age [...]

OSHA Fines Temp Agencies for Worker’s Death

By | April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What steps are you taking to ensure that your clients are providing a safe work environment for your temp workers? If one of your temp workers gets injured – or [...]


By | March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

That may be the dirtiest word among recruiters in the staffing industry. According to USA Today, automation is the culprit behind a 54 percent plunge in word processor and typist [...]

Phishing Scams Target HR and Payroll

By | March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Some employees in HR or payroll may not think twice about responding to an email from senior management requesting employee data or payroll records. Not so fast. Is that email [...]

Immigration Ban Affects Tech Staffing and Recruitment

By | March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Recruiters in the staffing industry who specialize in tech jobs have every reason to celebrate the U.S. Court of Appeals decision that declined to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban involving [...]

The Rapidly Changing Workforce

By | March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Many workers may not realize how the world of work is rapidly changing and the enormous impact that temp jobs will have on business, industry and even the US economy. [...]