Questions and Answers, pre-employment screening, reference checks

How Do Reference Checks Work?

In conversations about pre-employment background checks, work history verifications and reference checks are often lumpe...

Questions and Answers, Verification Checks, pre-employment screening

What Are Verification Checks?

Criminal background checks are at the core of most pre-employment background investigations, but they are not the only t...

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Case Study: Family-Oriented Nonprofit Relies on backgroundchecks.com for Thorough Pre-Employment Screening

The Family Resource Center of North Mississippi (FRCNMS) is a nonprofit organization based in Tupelo, Mississippi. The o...

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Industry News, Marijuana, pre-employment screening, drug screening

Ongoing Marijuana Legalization Impacts Job Prospects Even for Non-Users

As supporters in states across the country celebrate the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, employers f...

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Industry News, Massachusetts, pre-employment screening, cannabis legalization

Massachusetts Marijuana Industry to Prohibit Employment of Convicted Drug Traffickers

Massachusetts, whose citizens voted in favor of recreational legalization in November 2016, has taken the process more s...

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Questions and Answers, Background Checks, pre-employment screening, DUI

Will a DUI Show on a Criminal Background Check?

One offense that may cause confusion is a conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. On the one han...

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Industry News, school, pre-employment screening, Pennsylvania, volunteer background check

Pittsburgh Area School District Makes Updates to Background Check Policies

The school board for Peters Township, Pennsylvania has opted to make a few notable changes to background check policies....

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Compliance and Legislation, pre-employment screening, consumer credit reports, Connecticut

backgroundchecks.com Legislation and Compliance Update - Connecticut Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Reports

With important exceptions, a new Connecticut law prohibits employers from requiring employees to consent to a credit che...

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