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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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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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Pros and Cons of Remote vs In-House Employees

With the coronavirus vaccine being rolled out across the country in the months to come, employers may be grappling with the decision to bring remote e...

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Company Holiday Parties in the Time of COVID

Annual company holiday parties have been scrutinized for a few years, especially after many workplace sexual harassment allegations came to light. Sin...

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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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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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How Long Does It Take to Get Accurate Employment Background Checks?

When hiring, getting a background check is usually a case of "I need it yesterday." Some employers may even choose to run a quick internet background ...

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How Employers Can Support The Right to Vote

As election day approaches and some states have begun early voting, many employers have questions about supporting employees as voters. Voting turnout...

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