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October 17 | 2013

Counting to Seven: The 7 Year Rule for Reporting Adverse Information on a Background Check

If you read the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as much as I do (insert nerd joke here), you m...

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October 8 | 2013

Understanding Federal Criminal Background Checks a...

If you’re running a criminal background check by adhering to best practices, i...

May 4 | 2021

Conducting Employment Background Checks in Texas?...

February 25 | 2013

Do you Have A Record? Gun Ownership v. Employment...

Over the past couple months, we’ve blogged about the differences between the universal background checks used for gun purchases and those used for employment background checks. As the U.S. Senate closes in on a deal to mandate universal background checks on people who purchase guns, we thought we would highlight another key difference: the use......

December 28 | 2012

Why a Date of Birth Means More Than a Birthday

Over two years ago we blogged about the case of an employee involved in workpl...

May 27 | 2010

Fake Degree Leads to Arrest

January 15 | 2009

Microsoft Sued for Rescinding Offer Following Back...

HRRecruitingAlert’s Sam Narisi just posted a great story about a case where Microsoft was sued and found liable for rescinding a job offer after it found adverse information on the candidate’s background check.  I had always been under the impression that a conditional offer could be made pending the successful completion of the check....

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