How Long Do Background Checks Take?

Average Turnaround Times for Five Common Background Checks

There are many different types of background checks and the turnaround time for each varies based on the type of information requested, data source limitations, and legal...

The Complete Guide to Background Checks

The 10 Most Common Background Checks and What They Include

What is a background check?

A background...

[Video] How to Navigate the Complex Requirements of Ban-the-Box Laws

New local and state ban-the-box laws are taking effect across the country. To date, 30 states, the...

California Has Banned the Box—GoodHire Helps You Comply

You’ve likely heard about California’s new Ban the Box law (AB 1008). Here are the basics:

New: Localized Adverse Action Workflow For A Ban-The-Box World

No law says you have to hire people with criminal records. 

Marijuana Rulings Raise Lawsuit Risks. Is It Time To Change Your Drug...

August 2017 Update: Two recent court rulings pave the way for lawsuits against employers that fire...

What You Need To Know About Salary History Bans Across The US

Do you tie your job offers to salary history? If so, you’re not alone. But you’ll need to come up...

FCRA Compliance Fails And More 2017 HR Lessons

Update: With recent FCRA decisions pointing in confusingly different directions, don't bank on...

5 Employment Screening Practices To Stop As Of July 1 In California

Several common background check practices are illegal in California as of July 1.

Recent additions to...

5 Reasons Your Company Needs An Employee Handbook

If your company or organization doesn’t have an employee handbook, you’re probably asking yourself,...

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