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I have a confession to make. I left a handyman alone at my house unsupervised without a background check, and without using a company that I knew performed background checks on all of their workers.
Criminal history checks are the backbone of any hiring program, but if all you have is a backbone, you have a pretty limited body.
For many years, domestic violence was considered a private issue, something that was discussed in hushed tones in the sanctity of one’s home, if it was discussed at all. As evidenced by recent and numerous events in the media, this is changing.
One of the biggest concerns that employers have concerning their background screening program is the time is takes to complete a check.
It’s easy to assume that the need for background checks on individuals who interact with children and youths would be obvious. However, there are gaps in this coverage you may find surprising.
Hawaii Bans Employers from Asking about Salary History On July [...]
In 2018, only about half of all states perform background checks on applicants that apply for a real estate license. Think about that for a moment.
We’ve already covered Ban-the-Box, which moves questions about criminal history to the end of the hiring process.“Beyond-the-Box” laws go further, in sometimes unique and confusing ways.
Diploma mills pose a threat to the integrity of workplaces across the globe.