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Surviving a Background Check: A Job-seeker’s Guide

Goals of this post… To make you (the applicant) far more prepared to answer the questions found on a background…

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Illinois Employers Face New Compliance Laws With Senate Bill (SB) 1480

Illinois Senate Bill (SB) 1480 was signed by Governor Pritzker on March 23rd 2021 which amends the Illinois Human Rights…

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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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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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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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SafeScreener PRO is Now Live!

  “Better, Faster, Smarter..Yet Amazingly SIMPLE”. Just when you thought (if you’re one of our clients) that applicant screening couldn’t…

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Tenant Screening: The Best Money a Landlord Can Spend

A tenant background check can easily mean the difference between positive cash flow from an ideal tenant, or spending the…

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Who’s in the Driver’s Seat of Your F.C.R.A Compliance?

  Human Resources professionals often make the assumption that their Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance is handled and/or monitored by…

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Don’t Let F.C.R.A. Adverse Action Rules Have an Adverse Effect On Your Company!

    F.C.R.A Compliance doesn’t have to be daunting. In fact, it’s pretty easy to stay on track when you…

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