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4th Circuit Decision in EEOC v. Freeman Background Screening Lawsuit

In February 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a summary judgment ruling in favor of Freeman, Inc. following EEOC...

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Current Address: A HUGE Impact on your Background Screening Results

Have you ever wondered why Choice Screening asks for your applicant’s current address if you’re ordering a service that produces address history?

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Background Screening Myth: SSN’s and Criminal Records

Do you know one of the most common misconceptions about criminal record identifiers?

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Names: a HUGE impact on your background screen results!

Have you ever submitted a background request and noticed a typo afterward?  What did you do?  Do you know what information might have been affected

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Ban-The-Box: and New Jersey Makes 13 (…plus 60 some odd cities)

Ban-The-Box is a growing trend with no signs of stopping.  There are similarities among the various pieces of legislation that can help you...

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Beef Up Your Background Screening - Part I: Criminal

What goes into a typical pre-employment background screen?  Criminal History, Verifications, and maybe some industry or position-specifics, such...

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Making the Decision: My Candidate Has a Hit

Blanket policies and Criminal History checkboxes result with more and more employers defending discrimination allegations and fighting the EEOC....

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What are the key components of comprehensive criminal background checks for pre-employment screening?

The goal of conducting background checks on job applicants is to investigate an applicant’s history in order to verify various aspects of the...

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Why is it important to run a social security number validation and address history validation on all applicants?

Using a social security number validation is considered to be one of the most effective ways to start conducting a background check during the...

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What is included in criminal background checks for pre-employment screening?

Many employers as a rule will conduct pre-employment screenings on job applicants. Throughout this process, the employer will investigate the...

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