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Careless Background Checks are Costing Some Employers Big Bucks

by Laura Pokrzywa Consumers may be able to get free credit reports, but many employers are paying big bucks for running credit checks on applicants and employees. And it’s not the bill from the credit reporting agency that is breaking … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about BACKGROUND CHECKS . . .

You asked: “Do we need a special consent form to run background checks on applicants?” Laura answers:  The practice of running pre-employment background checks continues to stir up controversy for some employers. Though the need for them is undeniable (a … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about CREDIT CHECKS…

You asked: “We are already running the standard background checks on new hires, but we heard some employers run credit history checks. Should we be running those too?” Alex answers: Credit checks are really only intended to be run for … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about CREDIT CHECKS . . .

You asked:  “We are already running the standard background checks on new hires, but we heard some employers run credit history checks. Should we be running those too?” Alex answers: Credit checks are really only intended to be run for … Continue reading

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