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April 26, 2022

Marijuana, Mandates & Mankind

With the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana on the rise, it's incredibly important to keep up to date with changing mandates at the local, state, and even federal levels. As we pointed out... more

March 29, 2022

What Your Applicant Tracking System Can Do For Your HR Team

In the midst of HR.com's annual survey about applicant tracking systems, we want to take the time to break down a few purposes that such technologies can provide for your team. We all know that... more

February 18, 2022

4 Reasons A Report May Be Returned As “Clear”

As a background screening company, we’re constantly getting calls and e-mails about the criminal reports we return to our clients. And we love it! We’re here to help, especially when it comes to informing HR... more

January 25, 2022

7 Toughest HR Problems and How We Solve Them

We know human resources is one of the most challenging career paths out there. When you become an HR professional, you’re not only signing up to do one job – you’re signing up to take... more

December 21, 2021

Top Trends in 2022

The beginning of the new decade has brought more adjustments to HR than we could have ever predicted. While we’re all well-versed on remote hiring and more prepared for the unexpected, it’s important to know... more

Background Checks and Covid-19

April 28, 2021

For Background Checks, COVID-19 Effects Linger

One year ago, we were settling into our makeshift offices in corners of our homes. Meetings suddenly included random dog barks, kid-photobombs, and home wifi connectivity issues. But what about now? How have things changed... more

Social media screening

March 29, 2021

Social Media Screening: How & Why It Works

Picture this. You interview a candidate. Later that day, you find their LinkedIn. Then their Facebook, their Twitter, their Instagram, where you see that they’re part of a protected class. After speaking with your team,... more

March 29, 2021

TV Characters Who Would Fail Social Media Checks

Looking for some real-world examples of what might show on a social media screening? Our friends over at Social Intel put together a list of characters who would likely have failed their social media background checks.... more

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February 25, 2021

Investigative Identifiers: What, Why, How

With recent court decisions putting the research of arrest records squarely on HR as well as candidates, it’s important to understand exactly how criminal records are validated… especially if you’re crazy and not using Atlantic,... more

January 25, 2021

Say Hello to High-Volume Recruiting

As the first month of 2021 winds down, you may have noticed an increase in your recruitment. That’s to be expected, as experts continue to argue that hiring is headed for a peak following the... more