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How to Tell a Good Screening Provider from a Bad One

Not all pre-employment screening providers are created equal. Some provide the bare minimum service they can get away with and are prone to serious errors and problems that can delay the hiring process indefinitely.

Will Your Office be Out of Bounds on #SuperSickMonday?

No matter who wins the Super Bowl this month, we already know who the losers will be: employers! Every year, employers lose revenues and productivity when employees call out sick the day after the Big Game (and the bigger parties).

Weekend Roundup: Falling Jobless Claims, Workplace Immigration, and More

Though some experts say the number overstates the health of the U.S. economy, weekly jobless claims in the country fell to their lowest level in decades this month. Meanwhile, businesses that depend on foreign workers will likely continue to face challenges imposed by the federal government throughout 2019.

Why E-Verify is Unavailable During the Government Shutdown

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from a job candidate’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm that he or she is authorized to work in the United States. Usually, E-Verify is very convenient. Until the government shuts down, that is.

Weekend Roundup: E-Verify, Walmart’s FCRA Lawsuit, and Unemployment Benefits

This week, employers across the nation continued dealing with the unavailability of E-Verify amid the government shutdown, even as jobless claims fell to a five-week low. In other news, Walmart faces a class-action suit on behalf of five million job seekers following claims that the retailer failed to comply with the FCRA.

Easy, Breezy One-click Background Checks

Our technology invites the applicant to streamline their background check with one simple click. This allows employers to review one of the most commonly falsified claims presented by job applicants—employment and education history.

How Employers Should Handle Consumer Reports

Here are some pointers to ensure you’re recruiting and rescreening employees in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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