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Background Screening: Myths Explained – Part 2 – Driving Records

Posted by Byron Alvord on July 14, 2016

Who is driving for you? Benefits and compliance requirements of this product

Finding qualified drivers for your organization can be difficult. Company drivers are some of the highest liability employees and contractors. These individuals may be driving company vehicles, using their own vehicle to fulfill company duties, or driving to earn extra cash on the side in the shared economy. Either way, if something goes wrong, the finger is pointed at your organization. Therefore, it is important to know the various regulations and obligations your organization has in regards to compensating drivers.

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Topics: Driving History

Background Screening Myths Explained: Myth 1 - Identity Verification

Posted by Katie Hartley on June 14, 2016

While we have written many articles on our blog geared toward the background screening industry best practices, compliance, and even something on “holiday baking," I find myself increasingly reading articles and online advertisements promising real-time background check results, identity verification, and “the most” comprehensive background checks.  I have noticed this, particularly, in the last year or two as the industry has moved towards API offerings and had many new entrants

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Topics: Background Check API, Driving History

Retailers: Why Leave the Back Door Open to Theft?

Posted by Accurate Background on August 3, 2015

Background checks provide critical protections for your reputation, brand, and profits

It’s no secret that theft is a huge issue when it comes to the retail market. Whether it is someone palming a candy bar or walking off with expensive clothing and accessories, retailers have learned to accept that “shrinkage” from theft is a part of doing business. Front-door theft accounts for the majority of retail shrinkage, but it is closely rivaled by what employees are taking out the back door. In fact, the FBI notes employee theft as one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S.

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Topics: Driving History, Criminal Searches

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