Data Facts Background Screening Blog

Data Facts Talks Turkey About Your Background Screening Policy

Posted by Susan McCullah

Nov 5, 2013 11:29:00 AM

As the holiday season approaches, our minds drift to great food, shopping, and being thankful. However, the end of the year is also a time businesses need to look at their practices, and make sure they have the best hiring system possible going into the New Year.
This should include reviewing your background screening policy.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, background screening company, background screen, background check, wordpress blog, Good hiring practices

A Great New Way To Save Money On A Background Check

Posted by datafactssolutions

Sep 30, 2013 11:03:30 AM

Data 360, the name of the new Data Facts innovative background screening process, allows a business to halt the screening process if the main indicators shows negative information.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2013 hiring, Hiring, background screen, background check, wordpress blog

My Applicant Posted WHAT on Social Media?!

Posted by datafactssolutions

Jul 16, 2013 9:54:12 AM

When it comes to screening an applicant’s background, knowledge is power. The more knowledge a company collects about an applicant, the better that company can be at discerning whether or not the applicant is a good ‘fit’.

As more and more people sign on to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and the many other social media sites available, hiring professionals are becoming more tempted to take a peek at the information before hiring an applicant. Who can blame them? There is virtually a goldmine of potentially valuable information to be gleaned from a person’s profile, blog, photographs, or collection of tweets. Companies could benefit greatly by knowing about an applicant's online presence up front.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, social media screening, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2013 hiring, social media, Hiring, NAPBS, background screen, background check, wordpress blog

My Employee Did What?!

Posted by datafactssolutions

Jun 20, 2013 9:42:11 AM

In last week’s blog, we discussed the importance of ongoing screening of current employees and how crucial periodic checks can be to maintaining a company’s safety and welfare. Keeping abreast of an employee's criminal record, motor vehicle record, and potential drug habits can eliminate big and disastrous surprises.
Keep in mind, however, there are a few rules that must be followed to ensure company compliance with the FCRA.

Here are some slight ‘tweaks’ to add to your screening policy when implementing post-employment or ongoing screening:

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Topics: Data Facts blog, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, Criminal records, Hiring, background screen, background check, FCRA, wordpress blog, Drug testing

Colorado Prohibits Using Credit Checks for Employment Screening

Posted by datafactssolutions

May 8, 2013 8:24:30 AM

Colorado is joining 8 other states that prohibit employers from using credit information for employment purposes. This law-named the Employment Opportunity Act, Colo. Rev St 8-2-126- will go into effect July 1, 2013.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Colorado, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, 2013 hiring, worpress blog, NAPBS, background screen, Good hiring practices

Questions to Ask When Choosing A Background Screening Company

Posted by datafactssolutions

Feb 27, 2013 9:42:00 AM

Businesses have many important choices to make to ensure their success, and few are more important than choosing their background screening company. Companies that provide background checks help reduce the risk of a dangerous or unqualified hire, and help protect the assets and reputation of both large and small businesses.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, background screening company, NAPBS, background screen, background check, wordpress blog

Pre-Employment Screening in 2013

Posted by datafactssolutions

Dec 31, 2012 8:44:34 AM

2012 brought several changes to the background screening arena. The EEOC guidance on the use of criminal records, along with several states banning the box and restricting credit checks are a few of the most notable developments.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, social media screening, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, Criminal records, Hiring, background check, wordpress blog, Good hiring practices, E-Verify

Data Facts Awarded Prestigious Accreditation from NAPBS

Posted by datafactssolutions

Nov 29, 2012 2:53:00 PM

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) recently announced that Data Facts, Inc. has successfully proved compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC Accredited.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, Employment screening policy, 2012 hiring, NAPBS, background check, wordpress blog, Good hiring practices

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~~Susan McCullah is the Marketing Project Manager/ Background Screening Division for Data Facts, Inc, a 25 year old Memphis based company. Data Facts Inc -an NAPBS accredited company- is a leading provider of employment screening solutions. Check out our website for a complete explanation of our services.