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How to Conduct Individualized Assessments in Background Checks

In 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, issued guidelines advising employers to consider the specifics of each candidate who may be denied employment based on a background check.

What you need to know about sex offender background checks

Performing criminal background checks is an essential aspect of the hiring process. It can help...

What is a National Criminal Background Check?

Before you hire someone, it is important to conduct a thorough background check to verify that...

What is the difference between a county and statewide criminal search?

Most background checks involve some criminal history search; however, the term "criminal...

New options for Marijuana Testing in the Workplace

Drug testing and marijuana in the workplace is a complicated topic that continues to get more...

An Adverse Action Guide for Employers

If your organization uses background checks to qualify candidates for employment, chances are...

What Employers Need to Know about FCRA Compliance

Background checks provide information from various sources, including credit reports, criminal...

What is a Social Security Number Trace, and how can employers use it?

The Social Security Number Trace (SSN) is one of the most requested background check services....

How long does a background check take?

The turnaround time for background checks varies depending on the type of search, the scope...

Changing Marijuana laws: what employers need to know

Continuing the trend in recent years of marijuana legalization, the November 2020 elections...

2020 drug testing in the workplace law changes

This information is provided for educational purposes only.Reader retains full responsibility...

Why continuous background screening is important in Healthcare

Background checks help businesses mitigate risk to create a safer workplace and protect it from...

3 Ways Technology Can Enhance Candidate Experience

If you want to attract exceptional talent, you need to make sure you're providing a positive...