Backgroundchecks Resources Library

Learn more about what you can do with our platform once you have an account.

Ban the Box? Some Municipalities Go the Other Way Ban The Box

Ban the Box? Some Municipalities Go the Other Way

Providing a path back to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals is a common goal, but not every locale is on board with the sweeping "ban th...

Learn more
Understanding the School Background Check for Chaperones School and Education

Understanding the School Background Check for Chaperones

Those chaperones watching children on field trips are safe, right? Maybe not. Learn about the risks and explore school background check solutions now.

Learn more
Acceptance Grows for Clean Slate Approach to Criminal Records Expungement

Acceptance Grows for "Clean Slate" Approach to Criminal Records

Even if it only contains misdemeanors, a criminal record can be a critical barrier to housing, employment, and many other essential services for indiv...

Learn more
Former Youth Sports Umpire Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender Sexual Misconduct

Former Youth Sports Umpire Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

A 51-year-old Illinois man has been sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender. Per a report from the Belleville News-Democrat, Den...

Learn more
A Mid-Year Compliance Report: Pay Equity Laws Compliance and Legislation

A Mid-Year Compliance Report: Pay Equity Laws

Last week, we explored some of the legislation and compliance changes that have occurred so far in 2020 in the ban the box space. This week, we’re con...

Learn more
Employment History Employment

Employment History

If you are applying for a job, chances are that you will need to disclose at least some details about your employment history. Most employers have a “...

Learn more
Florida Eyeing Ban the Box Policy for State Job Applications Ban The Box

Florida Eyeing Ban the Box Policy for State Job Applications

Florida could well be the next state to embrace ban the box legislation. State Representative Randolph Bracy is reportedly co-sponsoring a bill that w...

Learn more
Employers Continue to be Sued in Class Action Lawsuits Alleging FCRA Violations FCRA Compliance

Employers Continue to be Sued in Class Action Lawsuits Alleging FCRA Violations

There appears to be a new favorite claim among plaintiffs’ attorneys these days. Three class action lawsuits were filed against employers in the past ...

Learn more
Why Background Screening for Locksmiths and Other Contractors Is Essential Contractors

Why Background Screening for Locksmiths and Other Contractors Is Essential

Are you hiring a locksmith or other contractor for renovating your house, updating the electrical wiring at your business, or putting up drywall? If s...

Learn more
Do I need a social security number to run a background check on a volunteer? Volunteer checks

Do I need a social security number to run a background check on a volunteer?

No, it is not necessary, but we do recommend you use the most personally identifiable information available to start your search, like first name, mid...

Learn more
Repeat Background Checks Are Becoming More Common Background checks for employers

Repeat Background Checks Are Becoming More Common

For years, the norm in background checks has been to use them as a form of pre-employment screening. Employers interested in hiring a person get that ...

Learn more
What makes a company a great place to work? Employment

What makes a company a great place to work?

In this infographic, we look at what it means to be one of the best workplaces in the United States. By parsing the most recent edition of Fortune’s “...

Learn more