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Background Checks for Small Businesses: Why They Make Sense

In today’s dynamic and competitive landscape, conducting background checks on potential hires is crucial also for small businesses. In this blog, we delve into the rationale behind implementing background checks in small businesses and explore the benefits they offer. Enhancing Workplace Security and Safety One of the primary reasons small businesses should consider implementing background…

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What Is the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and How Does It Impact Background Screening?

Like many other processes, background screening is governed by specific legislation designed to protect consumer information and ensure fair treatment. At the forefront of this legislative landscape is the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a federal law enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained within the files of consumer reporting…

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Why Is Recruiting Everyone’s Job?

Recruiting new talented employees for a company is a crucial task, and often falls under the responsibilities of the HR department. However, in today’s competitive landscape, the effort to attract and retain top talent should be an integral part of everyone’s job, whether you are an employee or a manager.  Employee Referrals One of the…

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When To Run Background Checks?

Today, we live in a world where employers are facing many challenges, including identifying the right talent, and verifying employment history, educational background, and criminal records. But when to run background checks? The answer isn’t as obvious as it seems. What Is a Background Check? Background checks are a common part of the hiring process…