Showing Posts In "Accredited Background Screening" Category





What HR Managers Need to know About the Evolving NAPBS Accreditation Standards

Since there are no licensing requirements to become an employment screening firm outside of some states requirements that employment screeners have a private investigation license the NAPBS Accreditation has become the top objective means in which to evaluate employment screening firms. Read more


Employee Failed Background Check -Now What?

Youve spent weeks reviewing resumes, conducting interviews to get to the point of selecting the best candidate for your position and you extend a job offer. Surprise, your candidate fails the background check. Before you make any decisions on how to handle the situation, youll want to . . . Read more


NAPBS Accreditation Overview

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners offers an accreditation program for Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) in the U.S. Governed by a strict and thorough set of professional standards. Read more


Navigation Compliance with your Background Screener

When choosing a background screener, employers understand their immediate needs of accuracy, fast turn-around times,great customer service, and a reliable, secure system. However, there is an even greater picture of which to be aware -COMPLIANCE! Read more


Best Practice for Choosing a Background Screening Partner

The crucial task of selecting a trustworthy background screening partner is a key component ofyour talent screening and selection process, so finding the right partner with the right fit for your screening program isparamount. Read more


Latest Background Screening Trends and Impact to Employers

Each year, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) releases our highly anticipated ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends. These important trends directly affect organizations background screening programs, especially as it relates to legal obligations and litigation. Read more


Background Screening Best Practices Policy

A thorough background screening policy ensures your organizations compliance with the FCRA while onboarding andmaintaining well qualified employees. This policy should outline the purpose, scope and procedures revolving around a preemploymentbackground screen. Read more


What Constitutes A Thorough Background Check?

A comprehensive background search begins with address and social security number research. An address and SSN trace can reveal alias names as well as addresses where the applicant has lived, typically over the last 7-10 years. State repository and/or database searches are a valuable supplement to county courthouse searches, allowing for a broader investigation and […]


Are you Paying Attention to What Comes After the Background Check?

Many employers are familiar with requirements around making disclosures to applicants and getting their authorization to do a background check, but employers continue to miss the essential final step of the process. If an employer decided not to hire an applicant based on the content of the background report, the federal FCRA requires that the […]


Employers Are Your Background Screening Consent Forms a Liability?

Before an employer can conduct a background check on a job applicant, it must provide a disclosure to the individual explaining that a background check will be performed. It must also obtain written consent from the individual. In 2015, over 25 class action cases were filed against some of the largest employers in the United […]




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