The Importance of Reliable Background Screening

Often times, companies do not screen a potential candidate for hire, or obtain flawed information about a candidate. There have been many times in the histories of countless companies when employees have not been drug tested, and are later found … Continue reading

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2012 Annual NAPBS Conference

We will be in attendance at the 2012 NAPBS Annual Conference in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee! We hope to see you soon!

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Ten Tips for Selecting a Background Screening Partner

In the current economy, the job market is over-saturated with potential employees. This leaves employers with the task of sorting through applicants to find the best person for the job. One of the most important parts of the interview process … Continue reading

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Social Media Background Checks: What They Really Are

In the past decade and a half, social media has transformed from a futuristic form of communication to one of the basics of human interaction. Email is no longer the sole platform for individuals and even businesses to communicate through. … Continue reading

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Happy Fat Tuesday!

Happy Fat Tuesday to all! This is a reminder that all courts in Louisiana parishes are closed today and Wednesday in celebration of Mardi Gras, so expect some delays.

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Background Checking Apps on Smartphones

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is concerned about six background checking apps that are available on smartphones.  These apps include: Police Records app, Criminal Pages app, Background Checks, Criminal Records Search, Investigate and Locate Anyone, and People Search and Investigator … Continue reading

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Lawsuits Against FCRA Violations

Recently, two former Domino’s Pizza employees filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming that Domino’s violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by (1) running background checks on employees without proper authorization; and (2) “systematically” failing to provide employees with copies … Continue reading

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NAPBS 2012 Annual Conference

The NAPBS annual conference has been scheduled for April 15-17 in Nashville, TN. More details regarding the conference can be found at www.napbs.com.

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