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Beware Criminal Kris Kringles

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on December 03, 2018

The holiday season is in full swing in America. It's a time for family and joy, but no matter the festive atmosphere, employers and even volunteer organizations have to keep on guard for unsuitable job applicants by using background checks. That notion is only further entrenched after an animal shelter in Illinois found out in 2017 that their "fill in Santa" was a registered sex offender.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks, Non-Profits, Volunteer Screening

What is a Data Broker?

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on October 15, 2018

We all know what a stock broker is, but what about a data broker?

Advances in technology have allowed us to collect and store data at an unprecedented rate. It's not just numbers that are being housed in ever-expanding databases, personal information is too. The influence big data plays in the current digital age has also prompted some to try harnessing these capabilities for commercial gain. Data brokers are becoming more common and more powerful, but as their profile increases, so does the pressure coming down from the federal government.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks

Is Outsourcing Slowing Down Your Background Check Results?

Posted by Bob Mather on October 09, 2017

We've discussed at length in previous posts about the importance of having a dedicated customer service staff and phone support team from your background check service provider. One of the last important pieces of the puzzle is the evaluation of where the vendor's team is located.

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Topics: Background Checks, Outsourcing, Slow Background Checks, Customer Service

How Phone Support Helps Prevent Slow Background Checks

Posted by Bob Mather on October 06, 2017

Having a good customer service team helps you avoid slow background check results from your service provider. In this blog post, we're going to discuss the importance of phone support and the common problems many people encounter when a background check service provider only offers email and ticketing support options.

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Topics: Background Checks, Slow Background Checks, Phone Support, Customer Service

Large Service Providers and Slow Background Checks

Posted by Bob Mather on September 27, 2017

In our latest blog post, we discussed how slow background checks can result from having a service provider that's too small. This is a common problem encountered by large organizations with large hiring funnels that need to move quickly. But what about the smaller businesses that have lower demands but still experience slow background checks?

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Topics: Background Checks, SLA, Service Level Agreements, Turnaround Times

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