EmployeeScreenIQ Weekly Wrap Up: October 18, 2013
October 18, 2013
It’s been a couple weeks since our last Weekly Wrap Up and we’ve had quite a few posts since then. To read all blog posts you might have missed visit our blog. Nick posted details on the use of Federal Criminal Background Checks in, What Do Bernie Madoff, Al Capone and The Unabomber Have In Common? Understanding Federal Criminal Background Checks. We also heard from Kevin Bachman, our VP of Quality Service in, Less Records Are Now More Valuable: The Ins & Outs of the National Database Search. Lastly, we posted a blog on one of our videos, Adjudication: Grading Your Background Check. Ever wonder how adjudication works? This video will give you a brief overview of how adjudication works within the background screening process.
What Do Bernie Madoff, Al Capone and The Unabomber Have In Common? Understanding Federal Criminal Background Checks
If you’re running a criminal background check by adhering to best practices, including a search in each county to determine if your candidate has any convictions on his/her record, then you might consider your employment background screening program both thorough and accurate. But even if your background check company conducts a thorough search, there could be another piece of the puzzle missing: what if your candidate was convicted of a federal crime? Read More
The reliability of the National Criminal Database has changed drastically in the last ten years. This tool developed from being mostly unreliable to a competent tool used by employment background screening providers as a source that complements and strengthens the results of a criminal background check as a whole. Read More
For those that don’t use adjudication in employment background checks, this might be an unfamiliar concept. In this brief roundtable, our panelists discuss what purpose adjudication serves as well as what it doesn’t provide to employers. Read More