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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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FCRA Compliance 101: COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS

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!

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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"Instant Background Checks!" "Same Day Results!" Fastest Turn Around Times Guaranteed!"

FAST Background Checks!  At what point does SPEED compromise ACCURACY?   Many background screening companies (including ours) love to brag…

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Time for a F.C.R.A. / EEOC Compliance Check Up?

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

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What Exactly is a "Universal Background Check"?

No matter which side of the political fence you fall on, by now you are familiar with the phrase “Universal…

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Kmart Settles FCRA Class Action for $3,000,000

  Are FCRA compliance laws being followed by your hiring managers, recruiters, or even yourself? Really? Let’s face it, many very…

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Moving on up! (Or South)

With all this GREAT weather in Chicago, (currently 0 degrees with a wind chill of -15) we decided to move…

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NEW! Income Tax Return Verifications Give You CONFIRMED Income and Employment Information Directly from the IRS

  We are pleased to announce the release of our new IRS Income Tax Return Verification Service.  This service provides…

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The Last Word: Finding the Value in Conducting Employee Exit Interviews

  When conducted properly, exit interviews are a valuable tool in determining the best way to improve employee retention and…

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The Scoop for 2013 – New Background Authorization Forms For All!

In July 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law and the Consumer Financial…

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