Background Profiles Announces Update to Its Information Page on Employee Background Checks in the Healthcare Industry

October 23, 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 background checks in the healthcare industry, using so-called FACIS® search technology.

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Screening Potential Employees is the Way for Employers to Protect Themselves

There are so many rules and regulations surrounding employment in the 21st century that it is sometimes difficult for many employers fully to understand them all. If you are not an HR manager engaged in hiring on a day to day basis, but simply run a small business with a need to hire a new employee only now and again, then it is very likely that you will not be fully conversant with every aspect of the law. It is very easy to make a mistake.

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Background Profiles Achieves Background Screening Credentialing Council Accreditation

MORRISVILLE, N.C., July 24, 2016 – The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that Background Profiles has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited.

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Screening Employees: Before, During, and/or After?

Remember those tests in high school, those multiple choice tests? They were usually in the fashion of A, B, C, D, or all of the above. Well, if someone were to ask you should you screen your employees before you hire them, during their employment, or even perhaps after they are dismissed, or transferred to another department internally, the answer would be at least A and B if not “all of the above.” Certainly, when you are dismissing a person, or they are moving on to another employer, it is probably not necessary to run a background check on the employee.

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On Starting the Employee Background Checks Blog

Employers and hiring managers face a tougher situation than ever. First of all, after the tragic events of 9/11, both government agencies and private employers face more scrutiny and more risks vis-à-vis employee behavior. Everyone is, quite simply, more aware of security issues. Second, the United States is an increasingly litigious society, and employers face all sorts of legal liabilities both vis-à-vis their customers and even their employees. Third, employee theft remains a problem, and with the advent of cyber security and cyber crimes, one must worry about those employees with access to computer and financial records.

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