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...

Has Your Doctor Been Background Checked? The Shocking Truth.

Attorneys do it.Accountants do it.Teachers do it.Truck drivers do it.You can add social workers, nurses, and therapists to the list, too.But you may be shocked to learn that not every doctor does it. In fact, 13 states don’t even require physicians be background...

What Big Name Companies and Their CEO’s Can Learn From the Bill Cosby Scandal

Bill Cosby is everywhere in the news these days for all the wrong reasons. The list of women accusing Cosby of drugging and raping them is growing almost daily. The lessons we can learn and extrapolate from the entire sad situation are plentiful but there is one angle...

Legalizing Marijuana – What Does This Mean For Your Background Check?

We’ve talked at length this week about how legalizing marijuana affects your job prospects or your current employment. A lot of this has been from the employee’s perspective – what you need to know, how you can avoid trouble, what you’re risking.ICYMI, here’s...