How Drug Testing Is One Way To Limit Your Liability During the Opioid Crisis…

Opioid addiction is so prevalent that at some point your company will feel it’s affects. It’s affecting communities throughout the United States and it’s now also affecting the workplace. Drug testing and other measures are a way to protect your employees and your company from a major problem.  The Opiod Crisis A report by the Read More…

Tenant Screening Law Series – How To Stay Compliant With Federal Fair Housing Laws and Regulations…

Landlord-tenant laws and regulations govern what can and can’t be done between a landlord and tenant. The laws and regulations govern everything from keeping a property habitable to how you evict a tenant to how you screen for a tenant. The laws are meant to protect tenants and landlords. The confusing part of the laws Read More…

What Employers Should Know Before They Begin Making Background Checks On Their Employees. Watch This Video…

Background checks are very useful tools for employees who have to make employment decisions for their companies. Background checks provide a factual picture of an individuals education, prior employment, criminal record, financial history, and other information that is relevant to the position they are applying for. The following video goes over the major things an employee Read More…

Should I Use a Background Screening Firm For New Hires? The Benefits of Using a Professional Background Screening Firm…

It’s critical to your company’s success to make the right hiring decisions but anyone who has hired someone knows that it can be tough to pick the right person. The wrong person can lower team morale, hinder productivity, and hurt customer relations. You need a good firm to help you choose the right people using Read More…

Drug Testing Tips – Ways to Make Sure Your Company’s Drug Abuse Prevention Program is Effective

An Effective drug abuse prevention programs should work towards 3 main goals… Keep drug abusers out of the workforce by screening applicants  Deter current employees from developing a drug abuse problem  Rehabilitate employees who have drug abuse problems  The Key Elements to a Successful Drug Abuse Prevention Program Commitment Organization-wide You need full commitment to Read More…

Some Things You Need to Know Before Running an Employee Background Check…

The practice of running employee background checks is getting more complicated than ever. Employers and background screening companies need to know the legal guidelines to stay compliant. Background checks continue to be a priority for Employees who want to keep their staff and their customers safe and keep their potential legal losses to a minimum.  Read More…

Human Resource Tips – Recent Trends in Employee Screenings and How to Stay in Compliance…

Compliance seems to be the thing that HR departments and companies need to monitor since there has been a bunch of class-action litigation recently. This litigation will motivate companies and HR departments to screen more workers in traditional and non-traditional employment relationships.  Make Sure Your Background Check Company Knows The FCRA Inside and Out  Employers Read More…

What Is The Process for a Professional Background Screening? See This Info-graphic…

Why do companies want to run background checks on employment candidates and their employees? Because some people are a risk to your employees, customers, business, and reputation! The Background Screening Process is laid out in general with this the following info-graphic created by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)… Download PDF   At Read More…

PsychPros Gives Background Bureau 5 Stars For Providing Accurate and Timely Background Checks On Their Potential Placements

The Situation PsychPros is a recruiting staffing, employment, and career services company for those who promote behavioral health and service to others. They needed a quicker turnaround time on background checks and reporting that would allow them to fill their staffing orders quicker for their clients. Our Solution Background Bureau’s national criminal database provides a comprehensive Read More…

Tips on How to Choose The Right Background Check Service For Your Company…

Hiring the best employees is critical to the success of both small and large businesses. While a terrific resume and a great interview are key influencers in the hiring decision, a thorough background check is also an important piece of the hiring process. After all you are basically considering a stranger to come into your Read More…