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Can HR Deny Employment Based on Criminal Records?

With more states and communities passing fair chance hiring laws and ban the box legislation, hiring managers often wonder if they're able to turn awa...

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The HR Guide to Save Money on Background Checks

Considering the costs and time involved with running pre-employment background checks, some organizations are hiring without them. Sure, the hiring pr...

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Background Screening and Employment Laws 2020 - 2021

Considering everything that happened in the past year, it would come as no surprise if new background check and employment laws were overlooked. While...

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How 2020 and the Pandemic Affected Background Checks

Since 2012, the VeriFirst Background Screening blog has measured the pulse of the background check community. Our posts have reflected changes in empl...

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Could Vaccination Records Be Part of an Employment Background Check?

With news that two potential COVID-19 vaccines are available soon, employees are asking, "Can my employer force me to take a vaccine?" Many news outle...

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How HR is Handling the COVID Crisis

From the beginning of the pandemic, human resources has had to make valuable, life-changing decisions. With switching in-house operations to remote wo...

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Why Should Employers Give Jobs to Applicants with Criminal Records?

Hundreds of thousands of prisoners are released each year and attempt to reintegrate into society. Not only are they expected to find housing, but the...

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Employee Background Checks Reveal Ghosts From Their Past 👻

Hiring managers will often run background checks to uncover a criminal history or other details that might remove an applicant from consideration. Bac...

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How to Perform a Background Check on a Potential Employee

When you're ready to hire your next (or first!) employee, you're wise to consider running background checks on your applicants. A background check, pe...

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