Background Screening Articles

Documents and up-to-date articles for background screening and pre-employment background checks. Do not get caught not knowing your potential partners and workers as well as you thought you did.

Importance of Maintaining Your Work History
Some Applicants “Fake it to Make it!”
Risks of Social Media Usage in Pre-Employment Background Checks, Part I
Illegal for Landlords to Screen for Criminal Convictions in San Francisco
Background Checks for Airline Pilots
Background Checks for Dating Websites
Age Discrimination During Pre-Employment Background Checks
I-9 Employment Verification
Online Background Screening Program
Consumer Reporting Agency
Workplace Drug Testing Programs
Avoid Negligent Hiring
Drug Testing in the Workplace
Benefits of Employment Background Checks
Sexual Harassment Training Law Begins
You Cannot Afford to Not Know Who You Hire
Employer Requirements for Notifying Disqualified Applicants

Research Your New Hires!


Workplace Violence
One out of every six crimes occurs in the workplace and homicide is the second leading cause of workplace death in the U.S.

Education Falsification
National Credit Verification Service reports that 25% of the MBA degrees it verifies on resumes are false.

72% of shrinkage is due to employee theft.
34% of all job applications contain lies.
30% of small business failure is caused by employee theft.