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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Are Your Background Checks in Compliance?

January 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Recruitment, while necessary, comes with a degree of risk. Employment screening programs are often used to decrease this possibility. In a survey conducted by the Professional Background Screening Association, 75% of employers use background checks to protect their employees and […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

FCRA and Background Checks: Common Employer Questions and Best Practices

December 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

When considering a job applicant, you’ll likely want to investigate the person’s work history, education, criminal record, financial past, and medical information. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates such background checks (or “consumer reports”) through the Fair Credit Reporting Act […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The New Captain America

April 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

On the heels of WandaVision, Disney’s much-anticipated (and, post-Episode 3, thoroughly entertaining) Avengers Endgame follow-up, comes Falcon and the Winter Soldier. I am thrilled to see the original Captain America’s (Steve, played by Chris Evans) besties holding their own as […]


Research, Software

What to Do When a Candidate Doesn’t Pass a Background Check

November 1, 2018

Via: Omega HR Solutions

For many of us at some point, we are going to be faced with having to give a candidate bad news about their background check results and candidacy with our company, in other words, we are rejecting you. Often we […]


Research, Software

Fair Credit Reporting Act – Employment Law Basics

April 19, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) does far more than regulate the exchange of consumer credit information. You need to understand how it applies to employees and applicants in order to ensure compliance. Below is a general summary of your […]