Background Check 101

January 20, 2024
Do Warrants Show Up on Background Checks?
While education, qualification, and licenses are important factors to consider when evaluating a job candidate's suitability for a role, they should not be the sole criteria for making a hiring...
January 16, 2024
How to Establish Salary Ranges?
Salary ranges are of enormous importance to both employers and employees. As a company, you need to know how much to offer prospective team members to demonstrate that you value their...
January 16, 2024
How to Conduct a Skills Gap Analysis
Is it time to change your business strategy? Are you afraid your employees may not have the skills to make it happen? As your organization grows and expands, the skills required to execute...
January 13, 2024
Disposition vs. Sentencing 
It’s common sense to want to find out if your potential new hire has a conviction for a criminal offense. However, often, it’s not as black and white as innocent or guilty. Criminal activity...
December 22, 2023
What Do Hazmat Background Checks Look For?
Despite the dangers they pose, hazardous materials are vital components of many products and things we use every day. Common examples include gasoline, ethanol, and ammonia. It takes special...
December 08, 2023
What Is a Clean Driving Record?
A “clean” driving record is a motor vehicle report – or MVR – with no accidents, violations, suspensions, or infractions. State departments of transportation maintain the MVR, which can span...
December 06, 2023
What Does a Background Check Consist Of?
Performing a background check on a potential job candidate is the best way to learn more about their past — and character — and verify their history. While you will almost certainly ask...
November 20, 2023
Healthcare Sanction Checks: A Complete Guide
Healthcare workers and providers help people through some of the most difficult moments in their lives. They have access to vulnerable patients, valuable information, and potentially dangerous drugs...
November 16, 2023
What Does Eligible Mean on a Background Check?
Background checks are investigations of potential hires. These investigations can be time-consuming and expensive for the hiring company. Many companies outsource this process to a third party or...