Posted on: August 15, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks are a vital part of the hiring process for any business, as background screening for criminal history, financial history, etc., will eliminate unsafe or unmotivated applicants from the hiring pool.
Over 80% of businesses in the United States use background checks during the hiring process, but this is more difficult when hiring independent contractors for various reasons, including hiring laws and written policies.
Screening Independent Contractors (ICs) is just as important as screening any other employee. … Read More
Posted on: July 30, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
If you own a small business, you know that the reputation of your establishment hinges on hiring the right staff. You have to be able to know without a doubt that the people who help you run your business are trustworthy and will work just as hard as you to help your passion thrive.
Many small business owners decide to forgo background checks because they feel that the application and interview processes will weed out anyone who may not … Read More
Posted on: June 18, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Deciding who to hire is an important and complex decision for any company. Employees can add value to any business, and having the right people on board ensures every job can be done efficiently, safely, and responsibly.
Using background checks is a great way to verify the history and professional details of potential hires. At Affordable Background Checks, we provide a variety of background checks that can screen for many different factors, including criminal records.
Criminal records … Read More
Posted on: June 3, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Believe it or not, there are background check companies that provide false information. When you are looking for a reputable company, it is important that you do the proper research. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has set up special requirements for background check companies. When hiring a company make sure that they are legitimate and following the laws.
Choosing the Best Background Check Company
When choosing a background check company, make sure that they have … Read More
Posted on: May 18, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Many people are surprised to hear what comes up in a background check, and they often feel it may not bode well for them if a potential employer were to see it. Some may wonder if a background check is able to detect false intellectual property rights that he or she claimed in an application or on his or her resume. The answer is a bit complicated, so we will discuss it bit by bit, starting with a basic … Read More
Posted on: May 2, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
In today’s technology-driven world, it’s critical that employers take reputation management seriously. This includes the actions of professionals across all levels of the company, from the CEO to front-line workers to drivers on the road. Managing your company’s reputation can save you thousands of dollars in lost customer revenue and even lawsuits.
As an employer, you know that your employees are direct representatives of your company and your company’s values. The decisions that your employees make while wearing your … Read More
Posted on: April 16, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
It’s incredibly important to verify the backgrounds and records of school employees. School employees often work with and near children and young adults, so ensuring that their backgrounds are clear of the utmost importance.
There are many services that can help you conduct thorough and reliable background checks on employees. These services will allow you to gather information, such as criminal and court records, educational background, personal details, and employment history. This article … Read More
Posted on: March 30, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Employers often have to consider numerous applicants while going through the hiring process. A critical component of this process is a background check. Background checks allow you to quickly verify a potential employee’s past work experience and preemptively search for any important information that the applicant may have kept hidden. Background checks can also expose untruthful information that potential candidates have attempted to pass off as factual. Finally, they help expose any criminal activity that applicants might have … Read More
Posted on: March 13, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
It can be hard to trust anyone these days. Nearly every job application has the phrase “must be willing to submit to a background check”. It’s understandable why potential employers want to know that whoever they bring into their company is the right fit. The workplace should be a safe environment, and knowing that an employee’s background is clean can put administration and fellow employees at ease. This is especially important for childcare, high security jobs, customer … Read More
Posted on: February 25, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
The background check has become a seemingly ubiquitous part of the hiring process. For employers, running a background check on potential employees is a way to ensure their company is kept safe and that no important details fall through the cracks. However, many applicants are unaware of exactly what employers can see on these checks and feel like if they had prepared more thoroughly, they might have gotten the job. If you don’t want to miss out on … Read More