Pre-Employment Screening Articles

3 Employer Best Practices for New Hires

In today’s competitive job market, applicants are highlighting the skills and qualifications that will allow them to stand out—and secure that coveted position. But can you trust what they say is true? Sadly, resume padding (and outright lying) is a common tactic....

The Importance of Screening Remote, Contract, and Gig Workers

How well do you know your employees? The pandemic ushered in lasting changes to the traditional workplace, including an increased prevalence and reliance on remote, contract, and gig workers, and today, employee background screening is more important than ever! Verify...

Ban The Box In 2015

The last time you completed a job application, the question “Have you ever been convicted of a crime?” likely appeared somewhere on the document. Like all of the questions on a typical job application, this one is designed to instantly eliminate applicants who don’t...

Reduce the Risk of New Hires: Credit Checks Can Help You Protect Your Company

Credit checks have become an increasingly popular tool for screening potential employees in recent years, providing businesses with a glimpse into the personal habits and responsibility levels of men and women before they join a company's rosters. Used for years by...