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.
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:
We’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blue Cross Blue Shield ofMichigan Honors Accurate Background at Annual Supplier Diversity Awards
Irvine, CA, February 24, 2015 – Accurate 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.”
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.