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2017 NAPBS Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference

NAPBS Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference kicks off today in Washington D.C. With a focus on regulation, legislation, education, and compliance (as related to the background screening industry), there’s something for everyone. The keynote sessions will discuss the Trump presidency, the future of accreditation, and legislative updates. The event is then broken up into key…

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Don’t put all your eggs in one database when it comes to background checks

In their editorial, Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers and California Rep. Adam B. Schiff stated that all volunteers and potential hires working in these types of positions should be screened through the FBI’s Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System. Rogers and Schiff described the FBI fingerprint database as “the most robust criminal background check [system] available” and…

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MYB attends NAPBS Annual Conference in Colorado

Mind Your Business headed out to Denver last week for the National Association of Professional Background Screeners’ 2014 annual conference. The conference included breakout educational sessions, an exhibition with more than 40 companies presenting on the tradeshow floor, and a keynote speech by Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Miller. Education sessions included information on legal issues…

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NAPBS: survey finds young adults don’t check annual credit reports

National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), the association cited a survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore Solutions that shows that millenials — those between the ages of 18 and 34 years of age — do not regularly check their own credit scores, and do not know as much about credit…

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MYB to attend NAPBS 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Conference

accredited by the NAPBS. Conference attendees will hear from speakers such as Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens. They will also have the opportunity to join panel sessions on topics related to the background screening industry, including recent developments and challenges in employment screening, FTC regulations…

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Report: Faulty FBI background checks add to loss of jobs

The National Employment Law Project released a report this week saying that 50 percent of the information provided to employers by the FBI about job applicants only includes arrests, but not how those arrests turned out, such as whether there was a conviction. This may give potential employers the impression that a person’s criminal record…

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NAPBS: Five most compelling reasons to perform background checks

NAPBS ‘History of the Screening Industry’ learning resource, one of the most valuable sections highlights the five most compelling reasons, according to NAPBS, for why organizations should perform background checks on their employees, contractors and volunteers. It provides real insight that we wanted to share with the MYB audience. Here are their key points, in summary:…

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NAPBS response to Today Show report on background screening

NBC Today Show report about pre-employment background checks, which implied background check firms make errors that cause innocent people to lose their jobs and suggested such incidents were regular occurrences. Here is the response in full: “NBC’s Today Show and reporter Jeff Rossen have done a disservice to employers and the general public by focusing on…

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Heath Schuler visits Mind Your Business

A native of Swain County and a current resident of Haywood County, Heath Shuler was first elected to represent North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District in November 2006. A former NFL quarterback,  Congressman Shuler was also a successful entrepreneur and small business owner prior to his congressional bid. As someone who has first-hand experience creating and…

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NAPBS & MYB Part 2: What are the NAPBS guidelines for?

NAPBS is and how MYB integrates itself into their professional culture, you may have some questions on what the guidelines are that they impose and the reason these should be adhered to. Using the NAPBS guidelines resource, I’ll do my best to give you an idea of what they cover in three clear points: Scope…

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