Background Check Information
July 10, 2015
4 Common Myths about Background Screening

Are You Gambling with Your Hiring Process? Finding the ideal candidate can feel a lot like hitting the lottery. An organization’s ability to grow and be successful is dependent on…

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February 03, 2015
Data Security and Your Background Screening Provider

It’s winter here in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is cold. The roads are terrible. It gets dark very early. For me, one of the few real pleasures of this time of…

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October 14, 2014
Five Steps to Help Avoid an FCRA Class Action Lawsuit on Background Checks

My family recently returned from a trip to the beautiful Indiana Dunes State Park. One of the attractions is a rugged, self-guided, 1.5-mile trail over three of the largest sand…

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April 14, 2014
India General Elections May Lead to Delays in Background Checks

Please be advised: India will be holding general elections this year throughout the months of April and May. With more than 814 million eligible voters, this will be the largest…

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April 09, 2014
Feeling Confident About Your FBI Background Checks? You May Want to Check Again.

Approximately, 17 million FBI background checks are conducted each year for employment purposes. This means employers will rely on information provided by the FBI Criminal Records Database to make a…

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February 14, 2014
Stressed Out about Employers Running Background Checks on You?

8 Misconceptions about Background Checks Recently, I shared an elevator ride with what appeared to be a father and son. This is where I overheard the following conversation: Father: “How…

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January 17, 2014
State Laws and Background Checks: What You Need to Know

***Updated 07/29/2019*** Whether you’re conducting background checks nationwide or in your own hometown, state laws can affect the way you screen your applicants. To avoid frustration, it is vital that…

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