Sara says, hey Mike, I just interviewed this guy and I really like him. I want to hire him for that open position, is there anything else we need to do, like a background check or something? Mike replies, nah, the last 10 people I hired, we haven’t had any problems; just tell him he can start next Monday. Four months later the new employee was turned in by another employee for stealing merchandise valued at...Read more
There seems to be some widespread confusion when it comes to reports that go in to a“pending” status.
Adverse information (a hit):If a report comes back with adverse information the report is automatically flagged for review by compliance. Compliance first confirms the identity of the person. Second, they confirm whether they can legally report each violation under FCRA regulations.
Depending how many records need to be...Read more
That’s right, you heard me correctly. If your company hasn’t joined the ranks of others who believe that pre-hire background screenings is an important step towards an effective risk management program you might not want to waste your time and money. Some industries have a very strict governmental requirement to perform background checks; but for most private companies, big or small, this is a choice decision to enforce such a policy. A statistical survey conducted by...Read more