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5 Ways Background Screening Providers Help Small Businesses

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As an increasing number of small businesses implement employment background screening, there are several important factors to consider when determining whether to conduct background checks in-house or to utilize an on-demand provider. Determining who conducts your background checks can be a critical factor in the effectiveness of your program. While there may seem to be […]

Controlling Applicant Satisfaction

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Your background screening provider can do a lot to create a positive experience for applicants, but the most important aspect of satisfaction is expectation setting and preparation. Do you have a formal and measurable process for preparing your applicants for their background screen? If not, you can greatly help your employment brand by this simple addition to your recruiting program.

Even Administrative Agencies Make Mistakes: Corrected Model FCRA Forms Now Available To Employers Who Conduct Background Checks

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By Philip Gordon and Calder Huntington The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) — best known as a financial services regulator and for the Senate’s rejection of the nominee to be its first chief (who, in an ironic twist, won a Senate seat in the 2012 elections) — also exercises some regulatory authority with an impact […]

DHS Issues Updated Guidance on Electronic Form I-9 Compliance

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By Carol Williams The Electronic Signature and Storage of Form I-9, Employment Verification Final Rule was enacted on August 23, 2010 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Rule allowed for electronic completion and storage of the Form I-9 and required a clear audit trail of actions taken for each electronic Form I-9.  Two years […]