Why You Need A Paperless Applicant Entry System

A quick Google search of ‘Applicant Entry System’ turns up a lot of tech jargon. You’ll see terms like:configurablestreamlinedauto-submissionpre-populatedThese terms may not mean much to you unless you’re involved in Human Resources, Information Technology, software...

CRA Background Check or FBI Fingerprint? What You REALLY Need to Know

ICYMI, we did a series of profiles on some of our wonderful Active Screening team members at the start of the year. Our goal was to give you an inside look at our intelligent decision makers and creative geniuses who take their extraordinary knowledge of the screening...

What is Workplace Violence and What Does it Have to do with Background Checks?

*This post is part of our continuing April coverage of Workplace Violence Awareness Month. Click on these headlines to read our other pieces:Hiring Millenials – Why Adding Workplace Perks Shouldn’t be the Only Strategy You IncorporateHouston and Uber Lock Horns Over...

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...

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...