Background Screening

We take a helpful guide approach to the Clarifacts Industry Insights blog, answering questions we often get from HR professionals. Here you will find in-depth articles on criminal records to help navigate everything from federal crimes to misdemeanors. And we also offer practical tips for things like screening volunteers and employment verifications.

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criminal record turnaround time

Where the $%!# is the Background Check Report?

“How long does the background check take to complete?” This is no doubt one of the top 3 questions we …

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Background Screening
Fleet of commercial trucks lined up

Tune Up Your Hiring Process with Driving Record Reports

Clarifacts may have recently celebrated our 16th birthday, but that doesn’t mean we’re inexperienced behind the wheel.  Since 2001, we’ve …

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Background Screening
Credit Report Do's

“Two Do’s” of Using Credit Reports in the Hiring Process

It’s fair to say that most people have experienced some degree of financial strain at one time or another in …

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Screening Volunteers

Screening Volunteers to Protect Non-Profit Organizations

Volunteerism in the United States surpasses all other countries and is one of the many things that makes our nation …

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Medical Marijuana

Will Medical Marijuana Impair Your Background Screening?

Fifteen of 50 states now have medical marijuana laws on the books. A wave of employer protections follows closely behind …

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Background Screening
Credit Report Restrictions

Use of Credit Reports Becoming Restricted

There seems to be a lot of chatter about how reviewing someone’s credit report as part of the background screening …

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Background Screening
Social Media

Should Social Media Be Used As A Recruiting And Screening Tool?

It’s an enticing notion to be able to peek into an applicant’s personal life and secretly find out who they …

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Background Screening
Hiring Risks

3 Hiring Risks Employers Are Overlooking

Unless you have been living under a gigantic rock for the past year or two, it’s safe to say that …

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Background Screening

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See why so many HR leaders make the switch to Clarifacts for their background checks. Tell us about your needs, and we’ll get to work on your custom pre-employment screening program.