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Month: February 2020

Why is it important to be PBSA accredited?

Why is it important to be PBSA accredited?

Learn about why is it important to be PBSA accredited? Why is it important to be PBSA accredited? Each year millions of background checks are demanded by employers across the US. Data shows that incomplete and unfit background screenings often cause FCRA lawsuits that cost millions of dollars to employers. A legally compliant and thorough …

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Independent Contractors Gain New Rights in NYC

Independent Contractors Gain New Rights in NYC Anti-Discrimination Law – Updates

Independent Contractors Gain New Rights in NYC On January 13th, 2020, an amendment in New York’s Human Rights Law stated that every independent contractor and freelancer will be protected from discrimination and harassment in the workplace.  New York City Council passed a Local Law 172 in September 2019 that allows freelancers and independent contractors to …

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Workplace Changes in 2020

How Hiring Tools And Trends Will Drive Workplace Changes in 2020

Workplace Changes in 2020 & Hiring Trends As workplaces undergo a rapid transformation, there has been a key impact on recruiting and hiring processes. There is a growing quest among employers to find candidates in a highly competitive labor market that perfectly (or at least suitably) fit their job roles. For instance, employers are incorporating …

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Is a Social Media Background Check Critical?

Why is a social media background check an important part of background screening?   At the turn of the century, who would have guessed that a social media background check would become a necessity one day? Social media has become an essential part of our everyday life. While we often categorize social media as a …

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Hire Better in 2020 With Professional Background Screening

Professional Background Screening For Better Job Hiring

Many reporting agencies claim to be called professional background screening companies but who decides the professionalism and authority of a consumer reporting agency (CRA)? Is your current CRA accredited? Are they compliant in all legal aspects? Talent acquisition is one of the most critical tasks for an organization, which will define its long-term growth and …

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Background Screening Checks For Companies

Curious to learn what types of background checks employers should perform? Read below the list of different types of background screening checks suitable for companies like yours. Background Screening Checks For Companies that will benefit them the most. Many companies suffer from reputational or financial losses because of misconduct or fraud committed by their own …

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Potential Pitfalls of Not Performing a Background Screening

While hiring, not performing a background screening on the potential candidate can prove to be a financial as well as a social risk. Talent acquisition is a process that requires a serious deal of time, effort, and resources on your part as an employer. So, the last thing you want to do is to hire …

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Top Trends in Employment Screening For 2020

This article covers the latest trends in employment screening. The repercussions of hiring decisions made on ‘gut feel’ can lead to unpleasant scenarios. A bad hire can not only cause financial, physical, and psychological harm to the company, but also increases litigation costs, hiring costs, and cause issues among co-workers. We will be discussing the …

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