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Posted in News Articles on 07/10/2007

CrimeTrack is multi-state database search consisting of hundreds of millions of records from all over the , including a 50 state sexual offenders search and the terrorist search.  While CrimeTrack does not replace the county or statewide searches you are currently doing, it does cast a wider net over the whole…

Online Ordering

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We are in the process of updating our online ordering site to make it even more user-friendly and customized for our clients. Are you currently using our site? If so, we would love to hear your feedback on how we can make it more helpful and efficient for you to…

Social Searches

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What IS a Social Search? Simply put, a Social Search is way for companies to verify if a social security number is valid and has been issued by the Social Security Administration.  When the number is run through our sources, it provides whether or not the number is valid, the name(s)…

What is Adverse Action?

Posted in Frequently Asked Questions on 06/04/2007

What is Adverse Action? Section 603(k)(1) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) states that an adverse action is “a denial of employment or any other decision for employment purposes that adversely affects any current or prospective employee.”  These decisions include not hiring, not retaining or not promoting an individual. What…

Consumer Reports and Investigative Consumer Reports

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What is a Consumer Report? A Consumer Report is defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as “any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer reporting agency bearing on a consumer’s credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of…

Protection of Personally Identifiable Information

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The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (FACT ACT) was created “to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act, to prevent identity theft, improve resolution of consumer disputes, improve the accuracy of consumer records, make improvements in the use of, and consumer access to, credit information, and for other…

BackTrack at SHRM

Posted in News Articles on 05/14/2007

BackTrack will be exhibiting at the SHRM 59thAnnual Conference in Las Vegas June 24ththrough the 27th.  Stop by Booth #1273 to say hello and to see what else BackTrack can do for your company.

BackTrack Offers Affordable Assessment Testing and eScreen Drug Tests

Posted in News Articles on 05/02/2007

BackTrack now offers affordable pre-employment assessment testing for your applicants.  Testing can be completed either via a standard paper and pencil test or via our secure, password protected online site.  Testing options include the Pass III Pre Employment Test which measures work ethic, reliability, drug avoidance and honesty, the Abilities Forecaster, which…

Types of Criminal Record Searches

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Isn’t there a National Criminal Search through the FBI? Yes, there is. However, this search is through the NCIC (National Crime Information Center) and is not a public record search. This database is restricted to employers who have specific governmental authorization, and there are strict penalties for buying information that…

NAPBS Conference Summary

Posted in News Articles on 04/02/2007

The Annual National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Conference for 2007 is over, and we have a lot of exciting news and new services to offer our clients. We met with several vendors that will allow us to offer new services and some new twists to your current services,…