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The Negatives of Negligence in Hiring Practices

Finding suitable employees involves more than checking previous job experience, education, and skills. The hiring process should also include background checks to ensure that employees who are hired will not put other employees, customers, clients, or members of the...

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Criminals, Liars, and Cheats

Q: Have you ever hired any criminals, liars, or cheats? A: You probably have! If the legendary Walt Disney were still alive, his remarkable imagination could never conjure up half the stories we could tell you about the employment background screenings we complete on...

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Criminal Records

Every tiny shape you see within each state in the map above represents a county or parish. There are close to 3000 of them in the United States, and within them there are thousands and thousands of individual police departments, sheriff’s offices, and other law...

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In God We Trust

Everyone Else Needs a Background Check Fortunately, when you think about the many thousands of churches, few are forced to experience the damaging consequences of poor and negligent hiring decisions. At LaborChex, we believe every church should check the backgrounds...

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Nightmare Hiring

Consider the following scenario: You hire someone who seemed great on paper and interviewed perfectly, and you’re thinking, “This person is really going to help us out.” But a week later, a couple of police officers show up holding some papers that look really...

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They Don’t Have to Be a Commercial Driver

Imagine this: You hire sales reps who are on the road making calls. The reps use their personal vehicles and pay for insurance. You reimburse these employees for some expenses. One day, a rep runs a stop sign while texting on their cell phone and causes an accident in...

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An Introduction to Background Screening: The Essentials

I remember a time, many years ago, when employers would rely solely on current workers, friends, and a variety of other associates to make recommendations regarding the hiring of new people. I was one of those employers. It seemed much safer and wiser to trust the...

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Criminal Records

What’s the difference between STATE/LOCAL crimes and FEDERAL crimes? As you know, there isn’t a single button you can push that will give you EVERY bit of criminal record information about an applicant/employee with 100% accuracy. Even if you send fingerprints to the...

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Red Flags: What to Look for in an Interview

There are plenty of strategy sites out there for job seekers wanting to get off on the right foot and create a wonderful first impression. If all goes well, this initial meeting could be the start of a solid professional relationship, so candidates are encouraged to...

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LaborClear Monitoring

LaborClear is our monthly monitoring service which will alert you of an employee's or volunteer's arrest within the United States. Once employees or volunteers are hired, most organizations no longer look into their background. Now, employers and volunteer...

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