Pre-Employ Blog

5 Myths of Criminal Background Checks In The Hiring Process

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Sep 29, 2016 11:09:06 AM

Having a best practice background screening policy in place can help you keep your company and your hiring process compliant. Preventing any potential risk of damages due to negligence when it comes to hiring potential employees. 

It’s important to stay updated on current state and federal laws and practices so that your company can avoid any possible loss or litigation. Knowing what government programs are available can also provide you with potential monetary benefits and assistance when it comes to hiring qualifying individuals.

Lets take a look at 5 myths of Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process...


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Topics: Background Checks, hiring compliance, criminal record, Lawsuit, FTC, FCRA, Disclosure & Authorization Form, Adverse Action

5 Risk Reducing Tips: Healthcare Background Screening

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Sep 6, 2016 8:21:36 AM

Health care providers need to meet several federal and state compliance requirements in order to reduce legal risks, fraud and the protect their patients and their information.

Recruiting and hiring for the right health care employee can add different levels of risk to your company. Performing a comprehensive background check and verifying licenses on all candidates, employees, volunteers, and contractors can be an effective way to reveal potential risks or concerns that ultimately affect your company.

Here are our top 5 Risk Reducing tips for healthcare background screening:


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Topics: Background Checks, hiring compliance, criminal record, Lawsuit, FTC, FCRA, Healthcare, education verification, Disclosure & Authorization Form, Adverse Action

Employer Beware!... 3 Reasons Not To Conduct Pre-Offer Background Checks

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Aug 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Conducting background checks can reveal key information about employees that strongly indicates how they may perform on the job. However, the timing of when to take this step isn't always clear. While some employers might think that it’s a good idea to request a background check for every candidate that submits a job application, it’s really not to the employer’s advantage.  

Consider these 3 factors when conducting background checks on your potential candidates.


 

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Topics: Background Checks, EEOC, hiring compliance, interview process, criminal record, Age Discrimination, Lawsuit, Disclosure & Authorization Form, Adverse Action

Louisiana state government offices shut down due to the severe flooding.

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Aug 15, 2016 11:08:18 AM

Due to the extreme flooding situation throughout parts of Louisiana, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is announcing that state government offices will be closed Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.



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Topics: Louisiana, Mississippi, Background Checks, criminal record

"Updated 8/8/2016" Santa Clara Court Clerks Declare Strike

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Aug 8, 2016 11:18:27 AM

 

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