Webinar Series

We are the only service provider that hosts informative, educational webinars addressing the latest trends and legal issues affecting background checks for our clients. Our quarterly series of webinars are designed to help clients make smart decisions and save money.


The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Employment Background Screening

Specifically what employers should be mindful of when conducting new hire background checks. Read more.




Tackling the 3-Headed Compliance Monster 

Addressing Ban the Box, Equal Pay Act, and Medical Marijuana. Read more.



value-compliant-employment-background-screeningMyths vs. Facts: Relating to Compliant Employment Background Checks

Navigating through compliance and regulations for employment screening can be a pretty daunting task. Read more.



value-compliant-employment-background-screeningThe Value of Compliant Employment Background Screening

Navigating through compliance and regulations for employment screening can be a pretty daunting task. Read more.



what-employers-must-know-about-medical-marijuanaWhat Employers Must Know About Medical Marijuana

Are you concerned about employees who have been prescribed medical marijuana? Read more.





We Received a Criminal Record, Now What?

If you have received a criminal result in your background check report, you need to know these things. Read more.



getting-back-to-basicsGetting Back to the Basics

Are you using the proper disclosure forms, based on your industry and location? Do you know the difference between a database search, county public records search, or the actual purpose of a Social Security Address Trace? Read more.



risk-of-doing-social-media-searches-for-pre-employment-purposesRisks of Doing Social Media Searches for Pre-Employment Purposes

Many popular social media websites like Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook, and the like allow users to provide a great deal of detail regarding their personal background and lifestyle, including their relationship status, affiliation or prior service with a branch of the military, religious beliefs, physical disabilities, and often, current employer (or status as unemployed). Read more.



best-practices-for-employment-drug-screeningBest Practices for Employment Drug Screening

Substance abuse is at the highest level in nearly a decade. Studies have revealed that 10-20% of workplace accidents are related to drug abuse. The decrease in productivity by intoxicated, absent, and tardy employees represents a significant annual financial loss for employers. Read more.



best-practices-for-selecting-a-background-screening-companyBest Practices for Selecting a Background Screening Company
In today’s competitive business environment, employers have many options for background screening. Choosing a qualified vendor is not an easy process and selecting the wrong vendor could cost your business expensive legal fees. Read more.



top-10-mistakes-employers-make-when-conducting-background-checksTop 10 Mistakes When Conducting Background Checks
Employers often have false senses of security when performing background checks. Did you know the result of a nationwide criminal database search, by itself, is not permissible for employment purposes? Read more.



employment-background-investigationsEmployment Background Screening Myths vs. Facts
Dangerous people – it is the rare that an organization that does not have some. They come in all shapes, colors, sizes, and genders. It is a well-documented fact that at least two out of every five applications contain one major fabrication. Read more.




Criminal Background Screening Policy

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is an independent federal agency that enforces laws against workplace discrimination and also investigates discrimination complaints involving an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, and sexual orientation. Read more.



what-every-employer-must-know-about-the-fcraWhat Every Employer Must Know About the FCRA
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a U.S. federal law (codified at 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.) that regulates the collection, dissemination, and usage of consumer information, including consumer credit information. Read more.



how-employment-applications-affect-background-checksEmployment Applications Affect Background Checks
Employers should give careful consideration to the questions used in their employment applications, because often the application itself has a direct affect on the outcome of background screening. Read more.