employment background screening
Business Myth Busters: Should you re-screen current employees?
One and done! For many companies, the initial onboarding background check conducted during the hiring process is the only screening their employees receive. A comprehensive background check is a wise investment before hiring new employees, but should you re-screen your employees later in their careers, too? Discover the truth behind re-screening services. Myth: The initial…Read More
Business Myth Busters: No Such Thing as an Instant Background Check
In today’s instant gratification economy, it’s easy to see the allure of the “instant” background check. However, good things come to those who wait. An instant background check could do more harm than good by putting your business, employees, and customers at risk. Myth: An instant background check provides the information to make a good…Read More
Love Your Business by Working with MYB, Inc.
February brings Valentine’s Day and the notion of love to all things. As we ease into the new year, now is the perfect time to show your business some TLC by outsourcing key tasks to the experienced professionals at MYB, Inc. Our trained experts can execute with ease many of the time-consuming duties that consume…Read More
Protect Your Company with Background Checks
Earlier this month, Uber revealed it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assaults related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States in 2018. While Uber has a screening process in place, it has been criticized as inferior to the rigorous process required for taxi drivers. Currently, Uber states it conducts an online screening…Read More
New Arizona law addresses hiring ex-offenders
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed HB 2311 into law, bolstering limited liability protections for employers when hiring employees or contracting with independent contractors previously convicted of criminal offenses. The law attempts to balance increased risks and liability associated with possible negligent hiring. It prohibits the introduction of evidence of an employee’s or independent contractor’s…Read More
What's your favorite interview question and why?
We’re a team that loves to learn. Engaging with other HR and screening professionals always presents us with tips, strategies, and learnings from the wider screening community. Recently, we stumbled across the Reddit thread: What’s your favorite interview question and why? This conversation offered up some great question ideas for the hiring process – we wanted…Read More
White House budget commits $15 million to E-Verify
New Mexico school district finds 2,270 employees have had no background screening
screening for criminal records that would have ensured the safety of the students. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas estimates that number represents 15 percent of the employees in the district, and is concerned that APS may be suppressing the number of employees that were grandfathered in under the law. “Although you have articulated that…Read More
E-Verify to dispose of decade-old records
purging all transaction records that are more than 10 years old from its system database. This is in an attempt to minimize the amount of Personal Identifiable Information that the U.S. Government maintains, to reduce the risk of online security threats. E-Verify is a free web-based application that allows employers to ensure that their employees…Read More
Obama expected to sign Executive Order to ‘ban the box’ for federal employers
President Obama is expected to sign an Executive Order on Monday that would prohibit federal employers from asking job applicants questions about potential criminal records until significantly later in the hiring process. In a previous post, we shared that both the House of Representatives and the Senate are also currently debating bills that propose ban-the-box…Read More