Employee backgrounds screening takes center stage

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Employee backgrounds screening takes center stage

Background checks are a critical component of the overall on-boarding process, as businesses are responsible for maintaining a safe environment for employees and customers while not discriminating against applicants. The screening process can


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Kentucky legislature considering mandatory background checks for long term care workers

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Background checks are considered to be commonplace portions of job applications. They screen individuals for potential criminal indiscretions or warning signs of financial instability. However, these documents are yet to be required by many


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Are public records cost-prohibitive?

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Are public records cost-prohibitive?

Employee background checks are a standard - albeit not universally required - hiring practice in many industries, such as care work, the government sector and positions with financial institutions. However, gaining access to this information


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Lawmaker introduces bill to amend criminal background screening

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

For decades, companies across the United States have been using pre-employment criminal record screenings to ensure they are hiring the best candidates possible. In recent years, the practice has come under heavy scrutiny by a number of groups,


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New technology complicates background screening

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Organizations in virtually every industry have had to refine many internal practices in light of new technology, especially when it comes to electronic payments, debt collection and background screening. Decision-makers must ensure that all


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