Background Check Resources For Employers
Your source for industry best practices and HR expertise.
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.
Introduction To Background Checks & Compliance
Use this guide to learn how to use compliant employment screening for your business.
The Difference Between Employment & Personal Credit Checks
What you must know about legal differences between employment and personal credit checks.
FCRA Compliance Is Not Enough
Does your background check service help you meet all compliance laws?
Drug Testing Cheat Sheet
The layperson’s guide to the drugs employers screen for—and why.
What to do if you decide not to hire a candidate after a background check.
Ultimate Guide To Background Check Compliance
Stay on the right side of background check laws with guidance from our FCRA attorney.
Social Media & Employment Screening
Five reasons to reconsider using social media during your hiring process.
Meet the unique FCRA compliance requirements as outlined by your state.
Your resource for ban-the-box and fair hiring laws for all 50 states.
Government & Legal Organizations
Dedicated To Educating Employers
National Employment Law Project
Working to improve and standardize economic opportunity.
Regular updates to the FCRA and other employment laws.
Employment Law Information Network
Updated news feed of hiring related articles and information.
Professional Background Screeners Association
Industry best practices for credit reporting agencies.
HR and employment law resources by topic, industry, and company size.
EEOC Enforcement Guidance
2012 guidance on the use of arrest and conviction records in employment.
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.