Questions and Answers, employee background checks, salary history, salary verification

Can Background Checks Verify Salary?

One of the key pieces of information that employers want to know during the hiring process is a candidate’s salary histo...

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Industry News, ban the box, tenant background checks

Controversies Brew Over Rules Impacting Housing Access

Across the United States, there are more than half a million individuals who go without a home each night. Efforts to co...

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Industry News, COVID-19, EEOC, labor laws

Navigating EEOC Compliance During COVID-19

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic turned the business world upside-down is an understatement. From a massive shift to re...

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Questions and Answers, employee background checks, instant background check, fast background screening

How Fast Can Background Checks Be Done?

“How fast are employee background checks?” is a common question among employers and job seekers. When choosing a backgro...

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Industry News, clean slate

New Law Change in Pennsylvania Makes ‘Clean Slate’ More Accessible to Ex-Offenders

Two years ago, Pennsylvania passed a revolutionary law that vowed to automatically seal tens of millions of criminal rec...

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Industry News, child care background checks

Major Challenges Persist in the Fight to Keep Children Safe

Many families include parents who both work outside of the home. As a result, the childcare industry is worth billions o...

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Questions and Answers, Background Checks, employee background checks, how far back does background check go

How Far Back Does a Background Check Go?

Whether you are a hiring manager or a job seeker, you may wonder: how far back does a background check go? For an employ...

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Compliance and Legislation, red flags, candidate background check

Candidate Background Check Red Flags

If there is one overarching reason why employers conduct background checks, it’s to discover “red flags” about prospecti...

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Industry News, ban the box, second chance

Banning the Box on College Applications

Could ban the box policies be heading toward college campuses? Based on a new law pending in Pennsylvania, the answer is...

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