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Background Check Best Practices

When searching the pool of job candidates, finding the right person is not always an easy task. One essential piece of the hiring process is running a background check. Ninety-six percent of employers run background checks on candidates, according to a PBSA national survey.  It is a critical part of recruitment and onboarding. When searching for a […]

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Criminal Record Research FAQs

At SELECTiON.COM®, we have received many questions from hiring managers about criminal record requests over the years. As an expert in criminal record research, you can count on us to have the answers you need.  In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most common questions we receive when it comes to criminal record research.  Do […]

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Extended Fingerprint Hours in the Evening 

We are excited to announce that the BCI and FBI fingerprint hours at our conveniently located Tri-County office are extending into the evening. By lengthening our hours, it allows a more significant window for applicants and volunteers to be fingerprinted.     Our Tri-County location will continue to be open for walk-ins from 8 AM- 4:45 PM, Monday through Friday. Beginning November 4th, we will add additional […]

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CFPB Market Snapshot Provides Overview of Background Check Industry

On Oct. 3, 2019, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the agency enforcing federal consumer financial laws, released their background screening report snapshot, which provides an overview of companies involved in the background screening industry. The CFPB acknowledges three critical drivers of growth: increased demand due to improvements in the labor market, the decline in rental vacancy rates, and expanded online services.   The CFPB report focuses on screenings that […]

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NAPBS Is Now The PBSA

NAPBS Has Evolved Into a Global Organization and Rebranded as the Professional Background Screening Association.  On September 9, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) publicized that its members voted at the 2019 NAPBS Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, to approve the association’s rebrand to the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA).  Established in 2003, PBSA is the only association of […]

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Continuous Monitoring: The New Compliance Must-Have

New technology helps companies to go beyond pre-employment checks and allows for the monitoring of current employees for concerning behavior. Continuous monitoring is a real game-changer for employment screening and adds immeasurable value to any employer. While some industries are mandated to do periodic screening, there are more companies than ever embracing some form of […]

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Criminal Research Rep. Needed

Position: Criminal Research Rep. Job Description: Background check company seeks individual that can work in a fast paced office environment and able to provide excellent customer service. This person should have outstanding telephone demeanor, computer skills, be reliable, and able to learn quickly. Job Duties: Criminal Research, Quality Assurance of Criminal Records, Data Entry and […]