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Whether you are completely new to employment background screening or just want a quick refresher, HireRight’s updated Dummies Guide to Employment Background Screening is for you!

This introductory guide uses simple language – cutting out the jargon – and highlights helpful tips and important information throughout each chapter, making it an invaluable resource to anybody wanting to […]

What is Employee Background Check?

Employee background checks include a review of criminal, personal, social, financial, and employment records of job candidates. Completing a background check is important for reducing business risk. A few steps to follow when conducting a proper and legal employee background check include adhering to a consistent policy, getting legal advice, inquiring with the candidates, only […]

Background Screening Best Practices

In this ebook, we will answer some of the more common questions that employers have about background checks to arm them with some information that might guide them in deciding whether to implement a screening tool in their current pre-hire process.

Background checks can provide potential employers with essential information about applicants that often is not […]

Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee Adopts Code of Conduct, Commits to ‘Due Diligence’ Vetting Prospective Hires

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee will now adhere to a new vetting process for prospective hires at the director’s level and above. Members unanimously adopted a new code of conduct and a commitment to investigate the backgrounds and credentials of staff hires. Applicants below the director’s level will continue to be vetted by prospective […]

Unlock the Power of Informed Decision-Making: Background Screening Best Practices for Insurance Companies

This eBook delves into the intricate world of background screening, specifically tailored for insurance companies. Building a trustworthy and reliable workforce is paramount in the fast-paced and highly regulated world of insurance. The success of insurance companies hinges on the integrity and professionalism of their producers.

Industry experts have meticulously crafted this guide to address the […]

The Importance of Background Checks in the Security Industry

Through a background check, employers obtain the information they need to make informed decisions about who they hire and how they manage their security operations. Potential security risks are red-flagged before they become a problem. Background checks can also help employers assess an individual’s qualifications for a security position and identify any potential conflicts of […]

Pre-Employment Background Checks: Considerations for Employers When Screening Prospective Employees

Pre-employment background checks help employers verify important details before a candidate begins the job. This includes education, professional licenses and certifications, prior employment, personal references, and criminal history. Although there are benefits to conducting pre-employment screening, there are also restrictions that must be considered, such as Title VII, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and […]

Pre-Employment Screening: Everything You Need to Know

The cost for a pre-employment screening can vary greatly, as does the time it can take to conduct one. This can depend on quite a bit on the types of tests conducted, which can include criminal records checks, drug testing, a lie detector, worker’s compensation claims history, credit history screening, sex offender registry screening, motor […]

How Easy Is It to Do a Background Check?

Knowing how to do a background check is crucial in hiring the right person, but it requires a few important tips, like first understanding if the screening is for personal or professional purposes. Potential screening scenarios for personal reasons include babysitting, vetting a potential date, and curiosity. Permission is not needed to run a name-based […]

How Background Screening Can Lead to Great Hires

The pre-employment background check can help HR managers gain a more complete picture of a potential employee, but it is important to approach screening with the support of qualified experts since the legal landscape of employment protection and privacy litigation is constantly changing. Background check professionals must comply with regulations and requirements surrounding criminal records, […]


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