Archive | February 2014

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Thorough Employment Background Screening: Not by Facebook or Twitter

Clearly, employers need effective employment background screening services that produce highly satisfactory results without alienating qualified applicants who just happen to also be active social media users. So, some states have already passed laws to disallow this practice, while employers can no longer ask for “passwords” nor seek authority to conduct such reviews, in the […]

Public Records Search Protects Employers from Potential Liability

Given the wave of crimes against children in school within the past several years, recent efforts in Delaware to curb and prevent these incidents are nothing short of timely. NewsWorks reporter Nichelle Polston reports on the formation of the multidisciplinary Delaware Criminal Background and Child Protection Registry Checks Task Force. It seeks to further strengthen […]

Top Sites for Doing a Public Search

A public record search can help human resource departments in verifying candidates’ qualifications, as well as deciding accordingly whether to hire them or not. As such, databases that allow free access to critical information are patronized by organizations. If you want to equip your own staffing team with the advantage that this kind of supplementary […]

Why Employment Background Checks are Important

Professionals working for the HR department of any company know the tediousness that comes with checking every single applicant’s curriculum vitae. They also know that a resume containing impressive information and accolades comes along every now and then. Naturally, companies will approach a decorated applicant and try to snag him or her into the company’s […]