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NAPBS Changes their Name to PBSA

Posted by Ryan Howard on Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) last week announced that they are rebranding as the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). Founded in 2003, the organization promotes and establishes ethical business practices and legislative compliance within the background screening industry. 

VeriFirst is proud to be PBSA Accredited!

With the NAPBS name change, we wanted to share what this accreditation represents to background screening companies and employers. 

NAPBS changes their name to PBSA.

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider, Employment Background Screening, Employment Law

VeriFirst Achieves NAPBS Background Screening Accreditation

Posted by Ryan Howard on Tue, Sep 03, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that VeriFirst Background Screening, LLC has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited.

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider

Introducing: Business Search and Corporate Screening

Posted by Ryan Howard on Fri, Oct 26, 2018

With many thanks to our subscribers and clients, we're excited to bring you the latest company news. In addition to VeriFirst's continuing services of employment and hiring background checks, tenant screening, and customer ID verification, we are expanding to include business and corporate screening services.

VeriFirst Background Screening is one of four companies under the umbrella of BYL Companies. Each of these sister companies has their own specialty and yet work together to provide outsourced back office operations to our clients. Expanding our service offerings to include corporate screening was a natural development of our current client relationships and requests.

Read to learn more about corporate screening services and why you may need it.

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Topics: Customer Identity Verification, Types of Background Checks, VeriFirst Insider

Acquire and Retain Applicant Talent with iCIMS & VeriFirst Integration

Posted by Ryan Howard on Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Hiring the right talent may possibly be the most important strategic goal for any business. In 2013, the Aberdeen Group reported that organizations that take a strategic approach to recruiting reach twice as many business goals, achieve higher customer satisfaction and hire at a reduced cost. At VeriFirst, we understand the need to hire the right person at the right time.

With VeriFirst's integration with the iCIMS talent acquisition suite, acquiring, screening and retaining the right talent has never been easier. 

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider, Hiring and Recruiting

New Background Screening Features for 2016

Posted by Ryan Howard on Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Happy New Year to our awesome blog readers and clients! Thank you so much for continuing to add to the conversation with your comments and emails. We are happy to be your resource for background check, hiring and compliance information.

All year long, we are enhancing and adding to our background screening platform features to create a trustworthy and clean interface for our clients. With a long list of improvements to security, stability and compliance, we have also released the following improvements to our background screening program - at no extra charge to you!

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Topics: Types of Background Checks, VeriFirst Insider, Immigration

Happy Independence Day

Posted by Ryan Howard on Fri, Jul 03, 2015

 

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider

VeriFirst’s System Security and High Availability

Posted by Ryan Howard on Wed, Jul 16, 2014

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At VeriFirst, we are responsible for the information our clients share in our systems. Naturally, we want to offer the best customer service and continue to build trust with those who depend on us. With that said, allow us to get a little “techie” with you. We’re going to dive deeper into the VeriFirst systems security and show you that your data is safe with us.

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider

Getting started with VeriFirst

Posted by Ryan Howard on Tue, Jul 08, 2014

You’ve read a few blogs, clicked through on a few forms, maybe you’ve even downloaded our templates so you can stay compliant with your background checks. Now, you’re curious:

Just what can you expect when you choose VeriFirst as your background screening provider?

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Topics: Tenant Background Screening, VeriFirst Insider, Employment Background Screening

Reasons to work with VeriFirst - An Infographic

Posted by Ryan Howard on Tue, Jun 10, 2014

Considering working with VeriFirst as your background screening provider of choice? Wondering what we can bring to the table to help in your hiring decisions? Here are 5 solid reasons to work with VeriFirst.

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider, Employment Background Screening

New Orleans Saints choose VeriFirst for Employee Background Checks

Posted by Ryan Howard on Wed, May 07, 2014

May 6, 2014 - VeriFirst Background Screening, LLC, a national leader in risk management and background screening services, has been selected as the primary employee screening provider by the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints.


The Human Resources department at the National Basketball Association’s New Orleans Pelicans (formerly the New Orleans Hornets) have used VeriFirst since 2009. In an effort to consolidate their vendor management, the teams (who have common ownership) looked to VeriFirst to drive cost efficiencies and compliance.

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Topics: VeriFirst Insider, Employment Background Screening