16 Million Background Checks and Counting

Advanced Background Check has now entered its 22nd year of business. What started out as a local Ohio Background Check company servicing needs in 7 counties blossomed into a Nationwide source for public records retrieval for all 3,143 counties. It … Continue reading

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Background Check Services for Landlords

Protect your investment property by conducting a thorough background and complete credit check of prospective tenants. Tenants with a criminal record, a history of not paying their rent, and those that have been evicted in the past are more likely … Continue reading

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Background Check Services for Small Businesses

The potential liability involved in hiring the wrong employee can far outweigh the cost for a small business when it comes to conducting a thorough background check. A quality background check is actually a very cost-efficient method of helping a … Continue reading

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Are Employee Background Checks Worth the Cost?

Certain business types more appropriate for pre-hire background checks Given the wrong prospective employee, the cost for a small business to conduct a background check could pale in comparison to the potential liability.   “Oh, yes, background checks can be … Continue reading

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Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker’s Guide

Introduction Whether you are hired or promoted for a job may depend on the information revealed in an employment background check. Job applicants and existing employees as well as volunteers may be asked to submit to background checks. For some jobs, … Continue reading

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Background Checks: Critical in a Sluggish Economy

Employee background screening is a proven tool used by many organizations to battle profit-draining high turnover, low productivity, on-the-job substance abuse, employee theft and more. Additionally, checks help mitigate risks such as negligent hiring litigation and workplace violence. But when … Continue reading

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Background Check Precautions For Pre-Employment Screening

Essentials of Background Checking Regardless of the size of your business, pre-employment screening is a necessary hiring practice to avoid lawsuits and costly hiring mistakes. Gone are the days of a simple reference check and a few phone calls to … Continue reading

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Background Checks

Five Keys to Pre-screening Potential Employees Background checks are a critical component in hiring. When it comes to your business, you cannot afford to make a poor hiring decision. In fact, for most businesses, one bad hire can make the … Continue reading

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How Much Can Potential Employers Ask About You?

Everyone knows it’s tough to get a job these days. The task is that much harder if you have any kind of blemish on your past. The use of background checks to screen potential employees has become a billion-dollar business. … Continue reading

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EEOC Policy Updates

EEOC Updates Policy Regarding Employer Use of Background Checks to Bar Applicants with Criminal Arrest and Conviction Records On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) approved updated enforcement guidance which clarifies that criminal record information obtained from … Continue reading

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