What Comes First: The Background Check or the Drug Test?

The background check process for a job opportunity often includes a criminal background check, verification checks to en...

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The Gilberg Decision: What a Recent Court Case Reminds Us about the FCRA

Background check lawsuits have increased in number over the past ten years. According to CBS News, background check comp...

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How Long Does It Take for a Pending Charge to Show up on a Background Check?

Most of the time, we think of criminal background checks as tools to find out about a person’s criminal convictions. Bec...

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Do You Need a Full Name to Run a Criminal Background Check?

How much information do you need to run an effective criminal background check? This question tends to get asked by ever...

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More Southern States Seek to Re-Balance the Impact of a Criminal Record

How common is it to have a criminal record? You're more likely to encounter an individual with a rap sheet than you migh...

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Criminal Acts by Professional Care Workers Highlight Widespread Hiring Concerns

Incidents in two states have put the spotlight on some of the current dangers enabled by hiring practices for healthcare...

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Ohio to Require Background Checks for Medicaid Providers

The Ohio Department of Medicaid recently announced a new rule that will require background checks for all Medicaid provi...

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Target Will Revise Hiring Guidelines after Discrimination Accusations

Target will revamp its guidelines for screening and hiring employees after accusations the company’s hiring policies dis...

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Texas Police Arrest Fugitive with History of Fake Names

Police say Hanson regularly went by at least three different aliases. He sports a rap sheet that stretches back to an ar...

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