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April 19, 2022

Taking A Pass? How to Handle Candidates You Don't Hire

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Best Practices
April 5, 2022

Know Which Hiring Documents to Keep and Which to Purge

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social media screening
March 15, 2022

Priceless Background Screening Advice...Straight from the Experts

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Drug testing
March 1, 2022

Today's Marijuana Laws and Their Effect on Your Workplace

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EEOC
February 15, 2022

Ripped from the News! Employer Settles Claim It Refused to Hire Women

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Background screening
February 1, 2022

Do's and Don'ts for Handling Adverse Information on a Background Check

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Employment screening policy
January 18, 2022

HR's Recipe for A Successful Background Screening Process

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January 4, 2022

Background Screening: What to Start Doing, Stop Doing, Keep Doing

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Employer hot topics
December 21, 2021

OSHA Vaccine Mandate Back on for Now: Appeals Court Dissolves Stay

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December 7, 2021

Is that Santa or A Sex Offender? Conducting Thorough Background Checks

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November 16, 2021

I Need It NOW! Proceed Cautiously When Using Instant Criminal Searches

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candidate experience
November 2, 2021

HR Technology: Why Mobile-Centric Solutions Are the Answer

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third party vendor
October 5, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Screening Your Vendors

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Good hiring practices
September 20, 2021

Connecticut Passes Salary Range Disclosure Law, Effective October 1

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August 13, 2021

Louisiana's New Fair Chance Law Went into Effect August 1, 2021

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Employment screening policy
August 5, 2021

New Maine Law Set to Prohibit Employers from Asking About Applicant's Criminal History

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Pre-employment screening
July 13, 2021

Philadelphia: New Ordinance Prohibits Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

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Employer hot topics
July 7, 2021

New "Second Chance Law" Passed in Arizona

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June 22, 2021

Hiring Remote Employees without Damaging Company Culture

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EEOC
June 10, 2021

EEOC Says Employers Can Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines, but Tread Carefully

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June 2, 2021

Knock Out Your Risks When Hiring High-Level Executives

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Pre-employment screening
May 10, 2021

Around the World in A Day: Screening Your International Job Candidates

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April 29, 2021

An Ode to Background Screening

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criminal records search
April 8, 2021

Illinois Tightens Restrictions on Use of Criminal Checks in Hiring

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March 31, 2021

Why the Easter Bunny Would Never Pass A Background Check

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March 25, 2021

When Social Media Screening Works...and When It Doesn't

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women in the workplace
March 5, 2021

Smart Ways to Honor Women's History Month in March

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Employer hot topics
February 18, 2021

New York City Council Expands Fair Chance Act

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Pre-employment screening
February 11, 2021

5 Background Check Mistakes that Can Derail Your 2021 Hiring Success

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Colorado
January 22, 2021

Colorado Salary History Question Ban in Effect

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I-9 compliance
January 12, 2021

ICE Extends I-9 Form Flexibility to Jan. 31, 2021

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December 29, 2020

Background Screening Trends that Are Either IN or OUT for 2021

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Drug testing
December 22, 2020

The Big Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana

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MVR
December 16, 2020

Is Your Driver Screening and Monitoring Process on the Right Road?

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Colorado
December 11, 2020

Colorado Employers! Prepare for Equal Pay Act Compliance by Jan 2021

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hiring process
December 8, 2020

Top 10 List for Hiring (and Keeping) High-Quality Talent

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criminal records search
December 3, 2020

Athens to Zanzibar: How Are You Screening International Candidates?

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Employment screening policy
December 1, 2020

10 Reasons HR Should Background Check Current Employees

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Millennials
November 19, 2020

They're Heeeere! The No-Holds-Barred Truth About Hiring Gen Z

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Hiring
November 17, 2020

Rise Above the Fray and Land the Best Seasonal Workers

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Older workers
November 5, 2020

Filling Seats: How to Counteract Boomers’ Exits

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Hiring
October 20, 2020

ICE Extends I-9 Flexibility to November 19, 2020

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Criminal records
September 30, 2020

7 Questions Your Background Screener Should Be Able to Answer for You

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Background screening
September 24, 2020

Do Your Background Checks Cost Too Much? Read This

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HR competencies
September 17, 2020

Quotes from Famous People that Relate to HR

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Employer hot topics
September 4, 2020

Accountability in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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North Carolina
September 2, 2020

North Carolina Decides to "Ban the Box"

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August 31, 2020

The Nitty Gritty of Background Screening Adverse Action Procedures

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August 25, 2020

Background Checks: COVID-19 Testing & Monitoring Returning Employees

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August 13, 2020

Reinventing Your Workforce; HR's Post-Shutdown Options

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Background screening
August 4, 2020

Tell Me No Lies…In the Interview

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EEOC
July 27, 2020

Employers Must Know These Things About COVID-19 and the ADA

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Millennials
July 23, 2020

Robots and AI…Oh My! Why HR's Future Is Steeped in Automation

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COVID-19
June 26, 2020

COVID-19 Regulatory Updates

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Good hiring practices
May 29, 2020

HR's Gameplan for Handling the Salary History Question

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hiring process
May 22, 2020

10 Predictions on How COVID-19 Will Permanently Affect the Workplace

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Background screening
May 14, 2020

Alternate Screening Solutions Employers Should Probably be Using

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Employment screening policy
May 6, 2020

I-9 Requirements to Verify Identity Relaxed May 1, 2020

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9th circuit
April 29, 2020

Employment Screening and FCRA Addressed by 9th Circuit Case

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Best Practices
April 23, 2020

Spring Clean Your Hiring Docs: How Long Should You Keep 'Em?

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Employer hot topics
April 9, 2020

Cincinnati OH Prohibited Salary History Question

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April 7, 2020

Bob and Weave: Changes to Keep HR Effective During COVID-19

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I-9 compliance
March 26, 2020

DHS Relaxes I-9 Requirements Due to COVID-19

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reference check
March 25, 2020

Hiring During the COVID-19 Pandemic? How to Keep It On Track

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social media screening
March 13, 2020

Crafting A Reasonable Social Media Policy for Employees

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adverse action procedures
March 10, 2020

How to Handle Not Hiring Applicants Because of the Background Check

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March 5, 2020

HR’s Ultimate Background Screening Checklist

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February 27, 2020

7 Tips for Hiring and Engaging Remote Employees for Culture Fit

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employer compliance
February 20, 2020

Illinois Enacts Workplace Transparency Act, Effective January 1, 2020

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criminal records search
January 30, 2020

Hiring Criminals: Crafting A Screening Process to Address Low Unemployment

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Ban the Box
January 17, 2020

Ban the Box: Background Screening Update in Maryland

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January 9, 2020

The Essential Guide to License Monitoring for Healthcare Professionals

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Good hiring practices
October 31, 2019

Spooky Hiring Situations for Halloween 2019

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Litigation avoidance
August 28, 2019

Changes in Legislation that Affects Background Screening

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July 18, 2019

The Technology Side of Background Screening HR Must Know

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Colorado
June 27, 2019

Colorado Enacts ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation Effective September 2019

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Third Party Vendor Management
June 14, 2019

7 Things HR Professionals Need to Know About Choosing the Best Vendors

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Pre-employment screening
May 17, 2019

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Testing for Marijuana Use

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April 24, 2019

Automated Tools HR Needs to Understand

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April 4, 2019

Social Media Background Checks: Are They Okay?Ask #HR Bartender

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February 4, 2019

How to Rock Your Candidate Experience in 2019

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December 19, 2018

7 Smart 2019 Background Screening Resolutions HR Should Make NOW

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FCRA
December 4, 2018

Confusing Background Check Disclosures Can Result in Employer Compliance FCRA Trouble!

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Pre-employment screening
November 30, 2018

Be A Hiring Ham: Audit Your Hiring Process Now for 2019 Success

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Background screening
October 31, 2018

Why HR Should Add Driver Screening to Their Hiring Process

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social media screening
September 13, 2018

Should You Incorporate Social Media in Your Background Check Services?

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August 3, 2018

Protect Your Senior Care Facility from Lawsuits and Be Prepared for the Possible Future:Begin Developing Your Nursing Home’s Resident Criminal Background Check Processes

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June 29, 2018

Employment Laws: Vermont Employers Can't Ask About Salary History

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April 16, 2018

Washington Ban-The-Box Law Limits Criminal Background Checks

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March 30, 2018

April Fool's Jokes Job Applicants Pull Year Round

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February 28, 2018

Avoid Hiring Lawsuits with Background Checks: The ABC's

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Pre-employment screening
December 15, 2017

Driver Screening: Is Your Company's Biggest Risk on the Road?

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November 30, 2017

Naughty or Nice? Know Your Job Candidates' History with Background Screening

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October 31, 2017

Background Screening Situations that will Make You SCREAM!

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August 30, 2017

Use of Salary History by Employers in New York City and Oregon

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July 31, 2017

5 Tips Employers Should Know About International Background Screening

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June 29, 2017

Fingerprinting for Background Screening: What Employers Must Know

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Employment screening policy
May 23, 2017

Results from Background Screening Survey Conducted for NAPBS

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Background screening
April 28, 2017

NYC to Ban Inquiries Regarding Applicant Salary History

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Pre-employment screening
April 4, 2017

D.C. Restricts Use of Credit Information in Employment Decisions

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Background screening
March 28, 2017

California Lawmakers Introduce Statewide Ban the Box Law

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Background screening
March 20, 2017

Hiring Technology Trends that HR Pros Must Understand 

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Criminal records
March 2, 2017

California Employers Subject to New Requirements When Using Criminal History Information

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Pre-employment screening
February 14, 2017

Ninth Circuit Rules an Employer Willfully Violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by Including Liability Waiver With the Disclosure Form

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January 31, 2017

Worried About A Compliant Background Screening Process?

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December 9, 2016

Why Should Employers Hire that Twenty-Something Millennial?

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October 17, 2016

Healthcare Background Screening Just Got Easier, and More Thorough

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October 5, 2016

Background Screening Basics: Tips HR Can Use to Detect A Fake Degree

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September 23, 2016

Five Actions HR Should Take If Someone Doesn't Pass A Background Check

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July 19, 2016

Five Ways Background Screening Boosts Your Bottom Line

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credit checks
June 27, 2016

"Instant" is Bad for Coffee AND Background Searches

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June 10, 2016

Top Mistakes HR Makes In Screening Their Talent

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Pre-employment screening
May 17, 2016

What Employers Must Know About A Social Security Trace

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April 21, 2016

Employer Hot Topics Businesses Must Know

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April 14, 2016

Seeking Summer Volunteers? Don't Forgo Background Checks!

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April 1, 2016

April Fool's Jokes Job Applicants Pull All Year Long

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Employment screening policy
March 24, 2016

What Have Your Employees Been Up to Lately? Background Screening Tells You

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March 11, 2016

Why HR Should Expect Better Background Screening Practices

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February 24, 2016

Increase Your Hiring Mojo with these Background Check Pointers

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January 20, 2016

Six Employer New Year's Resolutions to Rock 2016 Hiring

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December 11, 2015

The 411 on AKA's and Other Background Screening Best Practices

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November 23, 2015

Data Facts Talks Turkey About Background Screening

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October 28, 2015

BOO! Scary Background Screening Scenarios for Halloween 2015

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October 26, 2015

Holiday Hiring? Five Tips to Land the Best Seasonal Employees

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September 29, 2015

Background Screening News: FCRA Class Action Suits On the Rise

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Best Practices
September 11, 2015

Workplace Violence – Putting Employers on the Horns of a Dilemma

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August 20, 2015

Run Employers RUN! 3 Questions Background Screeners Must Answer RIGHT

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August 4, 2015

The ABC's of Avoiding Hiring Lawsuits with Background Screening

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Pre-employment screening
July 20, 2015

Background Screening: Who Is the Unseen Risk to Your Workplace?

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Pre-employment screening
July 9, 2015

Litigation Avoidance: Four Ways A Background Screening Policy Helps

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reference check
June 29, 2015

Why Do Background Screening? Job Seekers Can Buy References for 100 Bucks

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Pre-employment screening
June 17, 2015

Background Screen Like A Ninja: Four Critical Points to Ponder

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June 9, 2015

Healthcare License Verification and Monitoring Made Easy!

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May 20, 2015

Four Best Practices to Make Healthcare Hiring A Success

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May 19, 2015

Protect Your Organization from A Looming Healthcare Provider Shortage

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Background screening
May 18, 2015

4 Smart Ways to Combat Healthcare HR Growing Pains

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Pre-employment screening
April 17, 2015

Background Screening for New Employees: What It Is, and What It's Not

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Baby Boomers
March 11, 2015

7 Steps For Designing A Successful Succession Plan

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Baby Boomers
March 9, 2015

Successfully Managing Four Generations (Without Pulling Your Hair Out)

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Pre-employment screening
March 9, 2015

Baby Boomers Creating A Workforce Exodus. Are You Prepared?

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Pre-employment screening
March 3, 2015

Are Your Hiring Process Safeguards As Safe As You Think?

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Reducing Employee Turnover
March 3, 2015

The Cost of a Bad Hire

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Pre-employment screening
February 2, 2015

5 Ways Background Screening Increases Your Bottom Line

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Data Facts blog
January 27, 2015

Is Your Background Screening Process Doing What You Need?

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December 24, 2014

Background Screening: Which Applicants Are Registered Sex Offenders?

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November 24, 2014

How to Resolve Workplace Conflicts

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Data Facts blog
November 12, 2014

Background Screening: The HOW Is Just As Important As The WHAT

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Pre-employment screening
October 30, 2014

Providing Private Database-Only Criminal Records

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Background screening
October 23, 2014

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Criminal Searches

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Criminal records
October 23, 2014

Don't Get Stuck With A Bad Hire! Verify Your Applicants!

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Pre-employment screening
October 14, 2014

Post-Employment Screening: Why You Should Monitor Current Employees

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Pre-employment screening
October 9, 2014

The Best Way To Ensure You Hire Safe Drivers

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October 3, 2014

Tips for Using Assessments Effectively

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September 16, 2014

The Big Dogs: How to Screen Top Level New Hires

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Employment screening policy
September 8, 2014

What Skeletons are YOUR Applicants Hiding?

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August 28, 2014

Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

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August 22, 2014

3 Steps For Reducing Effects Of Drug Abuse In The Workplace

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August 13, 2014

The 4 Biggest Lies Found on Resumes

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August 7, 2014

How To Increase Accountability In the Workplace

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July 21, 2014

How Your Background Screening Vendor Can Make You Miss a Good Hire

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Data Facts blog
July 9, 2014

Reduce Employee Turnover in 10 Steps

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July 3, 2014

Onboarding Program Killers: 15 Common Errors to Avoid

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July 1, 2014

Background Screening: Don't Choose a Vendor By Price Alone

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2014 hiring
June 26, 2014

5 Tips to Help Minimize Workplace Conflicts

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June 24, 2014

5 Ways to Protect Your Company From Employee Theft

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June 16, 2014

4 Ways Employers Can Reduce Workplace Violence

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Pre-employment screening
June 11, 2014

EEOC Guidance Criticized During House Panel Meeting

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2014 hiring
June 9, 2014

Pt 2: Best Practices for Preparing for 2014 HR Regulations

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2014 hiring
June 4, 2014

Best Practices For Preparing for 2014 HR Regulations

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Data Facts blog
May 22, 2014

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Screening Applicants' Backgrounds

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May 14, 2014

Background Screening: Is Your Search Missing Dangerous Convictions?

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Pre-employment screening
May 6, 2014

3 Easy Ways to Reduce Background Screening Turnaround Times

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April 22, 2014

6 HR Competencies That Matter Most

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April 9, 2014

Background Screening News: Louisville Votes to 'Ban The Box'

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April 1, 2014

Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know Pt 2

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March 26, 2014

Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know, PT 1

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March 11, 2014

Your Job Search and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

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March 6, 2014

Checking Criminal Records 101: How, Where, and When

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February 28, 2014

How to Set Up A Successful Background Screening Policy

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February 19, 2014

Best Practices for Responding to an EEOC Charge

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February 4, 2014

Eek! I Missed WHAT?! Top 10 Background Screening Mistakes Pt 3

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January 28, 2014

A HReal HRisk HR can help HReduce | BCP Business Center

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Data Facts blog
January 24, 2014

Eek! I missed WHAT? Top 10 Background Screening Mistakes Pt 2

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January 16, 2014

Eek! I missed WHAT? Top 10 Background Screening Mistakes

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January 7, 2014

Add Minnesota to List of States Limiting Use of Criminal History

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December 27, 2013

Is Your Background Screening Process Ready For 2014?

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December 19, 2013

Is that Santa or a Sex Offender?

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November 25, 2013

4 Steps to Prevent Hiring Mistakes

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November 11, 2013

Data Facts Inc. CEO to Serve on Make-A-Wish Board of Trustees

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November 5, 2013

Data Facts Talks Turkey About Your Background Screening Policy

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October 22, 2013

Scary Background Screening Situations

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October 4, 2013

How Does the Government Shutdown Affect HR?

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September 30, 2013

A Great New Way To Save Money On A Background Check

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August 30, 2013

Why Your Criminal Search May Be Missing Convictions

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July 30, 2013

My Applicant Posted WHAT?! On Social Media? Pt 2

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July 16, 2013

My Applicant Posted WHAT on Social Media?!

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June 20, 2013

My Employee Did What?!

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May 8, 2013

Colorado Prohibits Using Credit Checks for Employment Screening

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April 25, 2013

Top Lies People Tell To Get Hired

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February 27, 2013

Questions to Ask When Choosing A Background Screening Company

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