Understanding the Fair Chance Act and Fair Hiring Laws

People with criminal records (more than 70 million in the US) have a difficult time getting a job after paying their debts to society. In an effort to give ex-offenders a fair chance at securing work, a growing number of cities, counties,...

When and Why to Use Sanctions Checks

For employers and job applicants in the healthcare field and in other regulated industries, a ...

What Shows Up On a Background Check?

A quick scan of the background check landscape reveals that there are many different types of...

Employers Must Use Updated FCRA Notice of Rights Beginning September...

As you may have seen in recent news, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a new...

FCRA Compliance: What You Really Need to Know

The most common violations can result in lawsuits—and significant costs to your company.

For...

The Truth About False Positives and Employment Drug Screens

Employee drug screenings have been standard procedure for decades in many industries, but the...

Volunteer Screening Helps Nonprofit SHE-CAN Keep Students Safe

If you’ve ever applied or helped someone apply to college, you know how much work it is. Imagine...

How to Run a Background Check on Yourself

If you’re seeking a job or a new apartment, it’s almost certain a background check is in your future....

How Long Does A Background Check Take?

How Long Does a Background Check Take for a Job

There are many different types of background checks...

The Complete Guide to Background Checks

10 Types of Background Checks and What They Include

What is a background check?

A background check is...

Stay on top of ever-changing background check laws with our ultimate guide to background check compliance.