Trends in criminal background checking

Nov 05, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Trends in criminal background checking

As the economy continues to recover from the harshest conditions of the Great Recession, more businesses are expanding hiring. This has been evidenced by the consistently decreasing unemployment rate, as well as general growth in the private


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Canadian province to cover background checks for nonprofits

Nov 02, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Running background checks - be they financial or criminal - on job applicants is a standard practice of many companies to ensure they are hiring reliable and trustworthy individuals. However, these checks can be costly, making it difficult


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Background screening ubiquitous

Oct 24, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background screening ubiquitous

Criminal background checks are a critical aspect of the onboarding process in business, especially considering the responsibility placed on decision-makers to maintain a comfortable and safe working environment. However, background screening


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Background screen legal landscape shows the value of outsourcing

Oct 11, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background screen legal landscape shows the value of outsourcing

The legal environment associated with pre-employment screening is constantly changing and being challenged by one party or another. When it comes to criminal background investigations for job applicants, the legal landscape is especially difficult


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EEOC's attempts to limit background screening fall flat

Oct 07, 2013 Quinn Thomas

EEOC's attempts to limit background screening fall flat

In recent months, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been making aggressive attempts to limit the use of pre-employment screening processes. The organization has argued that many background checks are discriminatory


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