Background Check Resources For Employers

Your source for industry best practices and HR expertise.

Compliance

Forms & Notices For Employers

Understand and use the correct legal documents necessary when screening employees. GoodHire customers can take advantage of our fully compliant and integrated digital consent and candidate self-complete process.

Need to Know

Employment Background Checks 101

Use GoodHire’s compliance and employment screening expertise to answer your questions.

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Introduction To Background Checks & Compliance

Use this guide to learn how to use compliant employment screening for your business.

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CHEAT SHEET

The Difference Between Employment & Personal Credit Checks

What you must know about legal differences between employment and personal credit checks.

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RESOURCE

FCRA Compliance Is Not Enough

Does your background check service help you meet all compliance laws?

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CHEAT SHEET

Drug Testing Cheat Sheet

The layperson’s guide to the drugs employers screen for—and why.

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DECISION GUIDE

Adverse Action

What to do if you decide not to hire a candidate after a background check.

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Ultimate Guide To Background Check Compliance

Stay on the right side of background check laws with guidance from our FCRA attorney.

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DECISION GUIDE

Social Media & Employment Screening

Five reasons to reconsider using social media during your hiring process.

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RESOURCE

State Laws

Meet the unique FCRA compliance requirements as outlined by your state.

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RESOURCE

Ban-The-Box Laws

Your resource for ban-the-box and fair hiring laws for all 50 states.

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External Resources

Government & Legal Organizations
Dedicated To Educating Employers

National Employment Law Project

Working to improve and standardize economic opportunity.

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Littler Publications

Regular updates to the FCRA and other employment laws.

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Employment Law Information Network

Updated news feed of hiring related articles and information.

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Professional Background Screeners Association

Industry best practices for credit reporting agencies.

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Find Law

HR and employment law resources by topic, industry, and company size.

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EEOC Enforcement Guidance

2012 guidance on the use of arrest and conviction records in employment.

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Disclaimer

The resources provided here are for educational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. If you have questions regarding your background check or a particular record we advise you consult legal counsel.

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