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Compliance Doesn’t Have to be Complex

Compliance Doesn’t Have to be Complex

If you’re a small business owner that provides B2B services to larger corporations, you probably know that the world’s most successful Fortune 500 Companies rely on their vendors to provide them with goods or services that allow them to run their businesses. Common...
What is a Preferred Vendor?

What is a Preferred Vendor?

Did you know that KRESS is a preferred compliance vendor for ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, Marathon, Sinclair, Firestone, Goodyear, and many more of the world’s most successful companies? It’s true! For the full list, click here. Large organizations like ExxonMobil choose to...
3 Common FCRA Compliance Catastrophes

3 Common FCRA Compliance Catastrophes

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is rarely at the top of most employers’ and HR professionals’ concerns. In fact, many don’t know much at all about what it’s even supposed to do! However, mistakes that result in non-compliance with the FCRA can end up being very...
The Most Important Step to Maintaining FCRA Compliance

The Most Important Step to Maintaining FCRA Compliance

As any experienced hiring manager can tell you, the hiring process can be both exciting and a little nerve-wracking. Even when you’ve found what you believe to be a dream candidate for your open position, there’s still the matter of the background check. Will your...
Why Do Cities Keep Passing Salary History Bans?

Why Do Cities Keep Passing Salary History Bans?

New York City, Philadelphia, and now Cincinnati have all passed legislation forbidding employers from asking job applicants about their salary history, and they’re not alone. Cities and states across the U.S. are trying out this new experiment to combat pay equity...
Why E-Verify is Unavailable During the Government Shutdown

Why E-Verify is Unavailable During the Government Shutdown

Did you know that E-Verify is a service of the federal government? That’s right: 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...
Five Tips for Effective, Compliant Social Media Screening

Five Tips for Effective, Compliant Social Media Screening

For many employers and HR workers, it’s just too tempting. How can you not take a peek at a job candidate’s social media feeds, especially if you’re hiring this person for an important or sensitive position? Up to 70 percent of companies are now using applicant social...