The One Question You Should Ask Your Platform Provider If you are evaluating a background screening technology platform or any other technology platform that is critical to your business, [...]
In an age when security breaches seem to become an increasingly common occurrence, TazWorks’ security standards remain second to none. TazWorks is diligent in maintaining the most rigorous security practices, [...]
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The background screening industry is highly regulated and has become the subject of scrutiny among government agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB.) It should come as no surprise that screeners are held to a high standard with regards to compliance rules and procedures to ensure maximum possible accuracy. Recent rulings have resulted in penalties in the millions for companies that regulators believed to have missed the mark.
I’m telling you, every time I run across a CRA that is providing private database-only searches without verification, I get a sickly premonition akin to watching old footage of Patsy Cline singing “I Fall to Pieces.”
Death of the Box: Why the Criminal History Question on Job Applications Is Heading Towards Extinction
As privacy professionals know too well, organizations that handle personal information, especially personal information that can trigger security breach notification obligations, have an overwhelming need to screen out untrustworthy applicants from positions that permit access to such data.
Accuracy in employee background screening is critical in today’s business environment Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2012) – As employers begin to plan business strategies for the upcoming year, there is no question that personnel needs will be high on their to-do lists. To help business owners and human resource managers make sound hiring decisions, more and more are turning to pre-employment background screening to ensure they find the right people for the right positions.