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House Passes Legislation to Restrict Employer Use of Wage History Information

April 2, 2019 | David Bennett
On March 27th, the House of Representatives passed HR 7, the “Paycheck Fairness Act,” by a vote of 242 to 187.  The bill includes several...
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5 Background Check Standards You Need to Know in 2019

January 8, 2019 | Debbie Caporusso
Screening candidates to fill a position has always been a challenge for employers, regardless whether or not a candidate has a criminal record. These important...
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Five Considerations When Selecting a Background Screening Provider

December 18, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
Nine out of 10 employers run criminal background screens on applicants as part of the hiring process, according to research from the Society for Human...
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OFAC Screening Changes in the Workplace You Need to Know

December 4, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
The Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, of the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US...
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New Survey Says Nearly 2 in 5 Employers Lose Job Candidates Due to Poor Background Check Experiences

August 23, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
According to a new survey1 by CareerBuilder, more than a third of employers (38%) have lost a candidate because they had a negative experience with...
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Cisive background screening solutions now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

June 13, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
Oracle Cloud Customers can now streamline and better ensure compliance in Background Checks and I-9 Processes Holtsville, NY - June 13, 2017 - Cisive, a...
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5 Red Flag Practices to Avoid When Choosing a Background Screening Vendor

June 1, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
How does one select the right background screening company?  We all know the basic elements of putting together an RFP but there are other more...
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The Case for Re-Screening Current Employees

May 24, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
 Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina recently signed a law that people who sell or manage property in the state must undergo a background check...
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Nothing beats the convenience of a secure Mobile App in hiring!

April 19, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
Your new hires will thank you!!  One of the most stressful experiences is looking for a new job. People run from interview to interview and...
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Best Practices in Background Screening in the Ban the Box Era

February 28, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
To help ex-felons obtain employment and to reduce recidivism, the District of Columbia and over 150 cities and counties (in 20 states) have passed fair...
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