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Social Media: To Search, or not to Search?

The internet is a place of self-expression, freedom of speech, and creativity. It’s also a place of intolerance, hate speech,…

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Continuity is Key! Keep Moving Forward.

Covid-19 Temporary Criminal Record Search Continuity Plan As we are all aware, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way all…

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Covid-19’s impact on applicant screening services.

Updated 03/23/2020 In these unusual times of the Covid-19 pandemic, every industry will experience unique effects on their daily operations…

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Instant Background Checks: Myth vs Reality

At what point does SPEED compromise ACCURACY? Many background screening agencies, including ours, love to brag about speedy turn-around-times. After…

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Illinois Equal Pay Act Amendment Prohibits Employers from Asking About Compensation History

On Sept 29, 2019, Illinois will join a growing list of states and municipalities in prohibiting employers from inquiring about…

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Applicant Tracking Software, Made Simple!

Introducing Applicant Facts ATS! Applicant tracking made simple! Applicant tracking software is no longer an advantage limited to the largest corporations….

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Why Salary Verifications Should Be a Standard Part of Your Background Screening Package

The value of verifying the prior salary of an applicant is often overlooked. While verifying the past employment dates and titles…

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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? The GDPR is a new regulation involving personal data security for EU…

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Small Business needs to be BIG on Applicant Background Checks!

Small businesses are most vulnerable to the impact of a single “bad hire”, yet small businesses are also the least likely business…

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The legal landscape for Human Resource professionals is a constantly changing one. Never make the assumption that your Fair Credit…

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Military Court-martial Records Now Included! The complexities of criminal background checks are in large partly due to a compartmentalized structure…

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Illinois is Ready to Ban the Box! How Will This Effect Employers?

The Illinois Legislature passed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (H.B. 5701) on May 29th which will effectively bar private…

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