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What to Know About the New York City Updated Two-Step Background Check

In January 2021, the New York City Council amended the Fair Chance Act (FCA) that prohibits...

5 critical questions to ask about your background check process

If your company is doing its background checks in-house or using an inexperienced provider,...

Alabama REDEEMER Act: Key Takeaways

Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment and Eliminate Recidivism Act (REDEEMER Act)...

Important new hiring compliance laws employers need to know

36 states have laws for public employers, 15 states regulate private employers (California,...

7 Questions to ask before you hire a background screening company

If you’ve been looking for a background screening provider, you’ve probably noticed it’s a...

Adjudication keeps consistency and fairness in your hiring process

Adjudication is the process of evaluating the results of a candidate's background check against...

Things you might not know about social media background checks

Should you screen your candidates’ social media profiles or not? That’s a great question with a...

How to conduct a background check

Conducting a background check isn’t a mystery. But it’s also not as simple as logging into a...

How fair chance hiring laws impact your business

Did you know that anywhere from 70-100 million people have a criminal record in the United...

What is a consumer credit report?

A Consumer Credit Report is an "Employment" credit report that provides information about a...

What is an MVR background check and why is it important?

An MVR check stands for “Motor Vehicle Report” check or “Motor Vehicle Record” check. It...

What does a background check show?

Background checks are essential to any company, and they're much more than criminal history...

What is a DOT/FMCSA background check?

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and its agency, the Federal Motor Carrier...