Finer points of employee background checks

Aug 13, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Finer points of employee background checks

The background screening process is often complex and difficult to navigate, especially for companies that do not have the subject matter expertise necessary to conduct smooth checks in a timely fashion. Additionally, the risks of not carrying


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Canadian policy requires background checks for mid-employment positions

Aug 10, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Job applicants are accustomed to having background checks conducted while applying for positions. A new law in Canada, though, would make some individuals who have already been hired and working for a company undergo another examination mid-employment.While


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Consumers, courts starting to take notice of credit reporting errors

Aug 05, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Across the country, individuals are beginning to pay closer attention to their consumer credit reports after many have been found to include errors. An inaccurate report can negatively affect a person's ability to obtain a loan if the score


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Background screening compliance challenges shows value of outsourcing

Aug 03, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background screening compliance challenges shows value of outsourcing

Scrutinizing criminal histories and consumer credit reports have long been standard for many companies when hiring new employees. The process can help employers gain valuable insight into job candidates' abilities to conduct normal work functions


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Best practices of background screening in small business

Aug 01, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background screening is a complex and critical component of business operations, especially in smaller firms when budgets are relatively restrained. Entrepreneurs need to ensure that their background checking process is tight, and should consider


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