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Going beyond the background check

October 5, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Employment verifications, education verifications and reference checks are likely the most time-consuming part of the background check process, but it can often be the most important. While checking for criminal records and testing for drug use are vital, verifying employment and education history to ensure a candidate is not misrepresenting his or her experience and […]

Importance of the Nanny Background Check

September 19, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Regardless of the type of business, hiring the right person can be a challenge, but recruiting a nanny or babysitter for your family is the most important role you may ever hire for. The risks are higher than any other opening you might fill. This person will be in your home, taking care of your […]

Gig Work & Background Checks

September 13, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Tackling new hurdles to meet growing needs What is the gig economy? Freelancing, contracting, on-demand, ridesharing, gig work – whatever you want to call it, it’s blowing up! This type of work is getting more popular, which presents a whole new set of questions and concerns regarding background checks. Gigs aren’t just ridesharing, either. Fast […]

September Employee Spotlight

September 12, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Britteny Brown Britteny is True Hire’s Manager of Background Investigations and Quality Assurance. She works with our in-house investigators to keep your background checks running through the process as quickly and smoothly as possible. It’s also her job to verify accuracy and completeness of reports before we send them back to our clients. “I enjoy […]

Security and Protection of Private Information

August 17, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Security of information has become a major concern over the past year. While people have always been wary of sharing personal information over the internet, when Equifax was hacked last summer, it started an outcry for more security. More recently, the fear of how personal data is being used was brought to light with the […]

Background Check Myths

August 3, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

MYTH: All criminal records are stored in a large, centralized database. Many people think that if you plug someone’s social security number into a database, that it spits out a report of every record associated with that person, but this is a common misconception. While there are databases that assist us with background checks, all […]

#MeToo: The Importance of a good sexual harassment policy

July 11, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

In October 2017, twelve women came forward accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault and rape. This sparked the nationwide #MeToo movement, and before long, similar accusations were splattered across the headlines. While these women have addressed an issue in Hollywood, they have brought light to a problem we have with society as a whole. […]

Drug Testing in the Workplace

July 11, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

In our latest client education webinar, True Hire tackled the squirrely world of workplace drug testing and looked at a number of trends impacting employers in 2018. Positive Tests. Positive Trends. Positive drug test results are on the rise. Our partners over at Quest Diagnostics recently released their annual Drug Testing Index Report for 2017, and the […]