A Background Check Proposal for Nurses – Why it May Not be Enough Protection

The state senate in Virginia will be considering a bill at this year’s general assembly that would require state criminal background checks for nursing license applicants.Currently, the state doesn’t mandate that nursing applicants must share any substance abuse or...

A “Tiny” Hiring Technicality Can Cost You Big

Tooltip TextA tweet from @FortuneMagazine caught our eye recently. Here’s what it proclaimed:Well, paint me purple and call me Barney! We have been extolling the dangers of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) on ActiveCare since practically our first post...

2015 – The Year of the Volunteer

There is a new article making the rounds on the world wide interweb that claims to shed light on what employers can really find about out people through background checks.It’s meant to be educational and give job applicants the latest information on what employers are...

Looking Ahead: Top Five Background Screening Trends in 2015

Happy Holidays!We hope you are having a superb holiday season and enjoying your time with family and friends. Although work may be the furthest thing from our minds this time of year, an influx of new information for 2015 is undoubtedly waiting for you when you get...