Employers Permissible Purpose for Using Background Checks

When employers engage a third party company to conduct employment background checks the first question that should be asked by the vendor, what is your permissible purpose for pulling these reports? The only logical answer is for employment purposes, however employers also feel that they can “double dip” if you will and use the reports…

Employment Background Checks Can Benefit Both Employers and Applicants Alike

More and more employers are using employment background checks to screen applicants in order to minimize potential legal and financial exposures. Rising concerns of workplace violence, negligent-hiring and wrongful termination lawsuits, and other problems are forcing many employers to make well informed hiring decisions. There are advantages for the employer including saving time and money,…