Tag: VerifyProtect

Making Taxi Cabs Safer in Santa Monica

Have you ever gotten into a taxi and suddenly wondered, “Is this driver an okay person?”  It’s a strange situation to be in – you need to go somewhere, but you’re suddenly realizing that you’ve gotten into a vehicle with an individual about whom you know nothing.   In Santa...

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What Kind of Background Screening Solutions Do You Need?

You know that you need to conduct background screenings on new (and perhaps current) employees, but which ones do you really need?  Is a pre-employment credit report necessary?  How about a multi-state criminal database check?  Would you feel best knowing that his/her previous place of employment has been verified?  Is...

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Drug Testing: It Can’t Be Done with Your Eyes

We’d all like to live in a world that isn’t affected by the use of illegal substances by employees, but that’s just not the reality.  If you’ve ever wondered if drug testing should be undertaken at your facility, check out the sobering facts below. According to the U.S. Department of...

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“We Don’t Need Background Screening Here”

“We don’t need background screening at our company.” It’s a commonly-said, perfectly understandable phrase.  After all, background checks require an investment of time and money.  Additionally, some job applicants (especially those in higher-level positions) become ruffled when told they’ll need to pass a background screening as a condition of their employment. Really,...

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Employment and Education Verification Made Simpler

You’ve interviewed a couple of “ideal” candidates for your job opening.  But before you “pop the question”, as it were, you have to conduct some background checks.  Namely, you need to address your potential new-hires’ previous employment and/or education history. Sounds easy, right?  Yet it’s not as cut-and-dry as it seems.  First...

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