Companies Can Check Employee Backgrounds and Be FCRA-compliant

As an employer you understand that it is wise to undertake pre-employment screening on potential employees, but those same potential employees have rights. As the employer, you have to abide by the rules of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). We are an FCRA compliant background check company.

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Why Using an Employee Applicant Tracking System Makes Your Life Easier

If you need to hire employees on a regular basis for your business an employee applicant tracking system can save you a considerable amount of time and, as a consequence, money. Our state-of-the-art applicant tracking system lets you enter your criteria for a new employee and then filters out applicants who do not meet your requirements.

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Background Profiles is a Bay Area and National Employee Background Check Company

Based in Pleasant Hill, Background Profiles is technically a local Bay Area company offering employee background checks to all local businesses. However, we are not just a background check company Bay Area: we can provide employee background checks on a national basis. So no matter if your business is in Washington DC or Fairhope, Alabama we can help.

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For Many Businesses, Regular Employee Drug Testing is Important

It is a fact that some 22 million Americans over the age of 12 use illegal drugs: that equates to about 9% of the total population. What that means is that if you employee about 200 people and you don’t undertake any form of drug testing, about 20 of your employees are using drugs. It could be a little more, or it might be a bit less, but that is the ball park figure.

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Background Profiles Announces an Update to Employee Criminal Background Checks Web Page

November 1, 2016 – Pleasant Hill, California. Background Profiles, an NAPBS Accredited employee screening and background check service, is proud to announce an update to its information page on employee criminal background checks. The upgrade, part of a comprehensive new website, adds fresh information about this background check service for employers in many industries.

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Leading Employee Screening Service, Background Profiles Announces New Updates to its Blog

Pleasant Hill, California – October 31, 2016. Background Profiles, an NAPBS Accredited employee screening and background check service at https://www.backgroundprofiles.com/, is proud to announce new updates to its lively blog. With employers keenly interested in the issues surrounding employee background checks and screening, the blog is a key component of the company’s outreach strategy.

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As Part of Comprehensive Employee Screening Services, Background Profiles Announces Update to Information Pages on e-Verify and I-9 Compliance

October 25, 2016 – Pleasant Hill, California. Background Profiles, an NAPBS Accredited employee screening and background check service, is proud to announce that the company has updated two key information pages on the timely topics of e-Verify and I-9 compliance. Under current law, many employers are required to pro-actively verify employee eligibility for work in the United States. The newly updated pages help employers educate themselves about how to outsource some of this workload to a sophisticated employee screening service.

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Who Should Carry out Employee Background Checks? Nearly Everyone Involved

It seems obvious that an employee background check should be carried out BEFORE hiring a new employee, but it is surprising just how many employers don’t carry out background checks before doing so. This is possibly because they consider that using the services of a pre-employment background check company is only going to increase the cost of hiring. However, the truth is that the benefits far outweigh the cost of carrying out a check.

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