The Border State Issue: Why More Cities are Turning to Private Screening Firms

This is an interesting problem to have:You want to hire people.You’re a government entity.You sit on a border with another state.Your applicants come from both states.Your current background check system only examines your home state’s records.What do you do?If you’re...

Ready to Commit to That New Job? Surprise! Employers May Not Be.

Grueling job interviews.Freesponsibility. (Yes, this is a real thing)Tedious technology tests. Inbound hiring.Part-time portals. Job applicants these days are becoming increasingly subjected to more rigorous obstacles if they want to land their dream job. Check out...

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...