EEOC tightening grip on background screening

Feb 04, 2013 Quinn Thomas

As the enterprise landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, especially because of younger employees and consumers entering the market, businesses have a variety of new challenges when approaching several critical functions. One of the


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Background screening tips for retailers

Feb 03, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background screening tips for retailers

Criminal background checks are a difficult ordeal, as employers need to ensure all applicants are adequately screened for potential risks while meeting compliance requirements that protect employees. In recent months, a variety of oversight


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Man sues over inaccurate background check

Feb 02, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Man sues over inaccurate background check

Background screening has been a hot topic in the national media in recent months, especially because of major news stories regarding either erroneous, abusive or negligent actions taken by employers during the on-boarding process. This has


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Welfare fraud on the rise

Jan 31, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Welfare fraud on the rise

The rise in fraud is plaguing organizations across different industries, and based on a recent report by The Boston Globe, that includes welfare agencies."With this new team of technology-driven investigators, they'll be able to sort through


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Background check woes hurt businesses, employees

Jan 19, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Recent events that have resulted from flippant or inadequate background checks have illustrated the need for better employee screening methods. Businesses have to balance between asking too many and too few questions to successfully conduct


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