Criminal background checks may put firms at risk of lawsuits

Oct 30, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Business owners perform both financial and criminal background screenings on applicants to ensure they're trustworthy and responsible.Criminal background checks have been critical to this, with many employers excluding any individual who


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Connecticut nursing homes tighten background screenings

Oct 27, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Background screening procedures allow businesses, organizations and governments to ensure hires are financially and morally sound.Service industries such as nursing homes are increasingly joining the stream of sectors using these checks to


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Number of businesses using fingerprints as part of background screenings rises

Oct 24, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Background screenings are a commonplace part of the application process for job seekers. However, the policy can often be lengthy and require a lot of paperwork.Fortunately, new technologies are simplifying the procedures for identifying applicants'


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Thoroughness imperative in background screening

Oct 23, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Thoroughness imperative in background screening

As fraudulent parties continue to expand their abilities to deceive businesses and individuals, thorough background checks have never been more important. It is an employer's responsibility to protect employees and clientele, and background


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One college decides to forgo background checks due to expense

Oct 16, 2012 Quinn Thomas

One college decides to forgo background checks due to expense

Businesses, organizations and even schools have incorporated background screenings as part of the traditional application process, helping to weed out questionable individuals.However, one university is choosing to forgo background checks due


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