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Hireology and Accurate Background Infographic: Employee Screening for Franchises

Posted by Justine Quintos on Dec 9, 2015 1:11:47 PM

A bad hire can be an expensive mistake for a business to make, but this can be avoided with a  background screening program. Hireology recently published an infographic with Accurate Background providing best practices for background screening. The infographic provides both background search and compliance tips to help businesses implement a thorough, compliant screening program. Check out the infographic here.

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Topics: compliance, Background Screening, Background Checks

Recent New York City Legislation

Posted by Accurate Background on Oct 28, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Recent legislation in New York City may impact your business if you are doing background checks in this area. Here are some things to know about the recent legislation:

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Topics: Background Screening, Ban the Box, The Accurate Blog, In the News, Human Resources, NY, Int. No. 318-A

Don't Trust Your Business to a “Partial” Background Check API

Posted by Alek Zdziarski on Oct 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Partial Background Screening APIWe’re currently living through a redefinition of work and what constitutes a job.  Technology has given way to the “sharing economy” and transformed the ways people can make a living. As these flexible work environments grow so does the need for technologies that can create trust relationships.

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Topics: Accurate Background, Background Screening, API, Sharing Economy, Accurate API, Alek Zdziarski, Background Screening API

Social Media and Background Screening: A Surefire Way to Sideline a Bad Hire or Land Yourself a Red Card?

Posted by Dave Dickerson on Aug 10, 2015 12:01:00 PM

As recent eruptions on the Internet have proven, a single tweet can and will likely be used against you. The most recent example of this came from a three year old tweet from professional fútbol hopeful, Julio Rey.

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Topics: Background Screening, Background Checks, social media checks, Julio Rey Twitter, social media background checks, social media background screening

The Accurate Background Summer Newsletter is Out!

Posted by Accurate Background on Jun 9, 2015 10:04:28 AM

We are excited to share that the Accurate Background Summer Newsletter is out! This quarter's background screening newsletter focuses on our latest whitepaper "FBI Criminal Record Information - Improved but Not Perfect" and analyzes the results of a GAO study on FBI criminal databaeses and the challenges employers must keep in mind when considering information acquired through the database.

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Topics: background check, Background Screening, employment law, Newsletter, FBI Database, Criminal check

Can I trust you? The question every Sharing Economy company must answer

Posted by Liz Fairchild on May 12, 2015 6:00:00 AM

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If you had to name the biggest economic disrupters of 2014, Uber and AirBnB would likely be at the top of your list. These and other sharing economy companies have introduced a unique transaction model that has completely transformed industries like transportation and hospitality. This model empowers individuals to earn money from their own assets or skills, such as their home, car, or ability to teach Spanish. 

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Topics: Background Screening, Background Checks, Sharing Economy, background check api

Proposed Texas Legislation May Impact the Background Screening Industry

Posted by Izzy McLean on Apr 15, 2015 6:00:00 AM

The Texas Legislature is considering a bill that would significantly change how background screenings are performed in the state. As written, H.B. No. 2700 (2015) would require court clerks and criminal justice agencies to refuse requests for bulk criminal history record information concerning Class A, Class B, or felony offenses for which  a final judgment has been rendered. Instead, they must refer the requestor to Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Topics: Accurate Background, background check, Background Screening, employment law, H.B. No. 2700

The Accurate Background Spring Newsletter is Out!

Posted by Accurate Background on Apr 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM

We are excited to share that the Accurate Background Spring Newsletter is out! This quarter's background screening newsletter focuses on the 22 New Laws that May Impact Your Hiring in 2015 and outlines important employement law trends that your organization should know. 

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Topics: Background Screening, Ban the Box, employment law, Newsletter

Accurate Background, Inc. Named New 2014 Diverse Supplier of the Year

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Feb 26, 2015 8:51:00 AM

Blue Cross Blue Shield ofMichigan Honors Accurate Background at Annual Supplier Diversity Awards

DSC_0109c_edited-1Irvine, CA, February 24, 2015Accurate Background, Inc. is proud to announce it has been recognized as the “New 2014 Supplier of the Year” during the Annual Supplier Diversity Awards ceremony hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The non-profit organization recognized minority-owned Accurate Background for overall satisfaction with the company’s screening solution, citing the simple integration process, overall cost savings offered, and excellent client support provided.
“This is a wonderful validation of our outstanding staff and the investments we make every day into services and technologies that drive customer satisfaction,” says Accurate Background CEO Dave Dickerson. “We are honored to work with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and look forward to continue delivering client-focused services to build their workforce.”

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Topics: Background Screening, In the News, Awards, NMSDC, Minority Owned

February Event Lineup - California

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Feb 10, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Our events are starting to pick up! We will be at three different events in CA during February. Our representatives will be demonstrating our employment and workforce screening solutions to help you build positive employer and candidate experiences that support hiring and retaining the best talent. We will also be giving away some great thank you gifts and entering everyone who stops by into drawings for some amazing prizes. We hope to see you early this year as we start with our first February event on February 10th.

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Topics: HR Events, SHRM, Events, criminal background check, Criminal History, Accurate Background, background check, talent management, Background Screening, FCRA, Drug Testing, PIHRA

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