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The Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 10/18/2012

Companies commit a significant amount of time and resources to recruit, interview and train new employees. The revenue lost when these employees resign is substantial. Determining why employees leave is one key to taming turnover. A structured exit interview program can help identify the answer. Exit interviews uncover information employers…

Are you happy with your employment screening company?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 10/16/2012

Are you happy with your employment screening company? Barry Nixon, Executive Director of the National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc., and recognized industry expert surveyed 325 Human Resources professionals at his booth at the Annual SHRM conference held in Atlanta this past June on their satisfaction with their…

FCRA Notices Update

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/26/2012

Recent legislation has transferred the interpreting of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) rules and forms from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  As a result of that, the FCRA notices that must be given to both our clients and their applicants need to…

Screening At The Top

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/25/2012

What do the following people have in common? • Former Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson • Former Notre Dame Football Coach George O’Leary • Former Radio Shack CEO David Edmonson • Former Bausch & Lomb Chairman and CEO Ron Zarrella • Former Veritas Software CEO Kenneth Lonchar • Former President of U.S. Olympic Committee Sandra Baldwin • Former…

DOT Verifications

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/24/2012

More and more companies are outsourcing their DOT verifications.  BackTrack will work with you to develop the precise method that you want us to utilize for your DOT verifications.  BackTrack is able to process a number of different DOT verifications, in varying levels, depending on your industry requirements.  DOT information…

The Importance of Professional Licensing

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/10/2012

Does your company need to verify that your candidates have the licenses or credentials they are stating?  If so, are you using BackTrack to verify those credentials?  Verifying a professional license is essential when a prospective employee will be in a position that requires such a license.  These credentials may…

FTC and Background Checks

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/07/2012

In the past weeks, the FTC has cracked down on background screening companies who do not follow procedures as set forth by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  The FCRA has specific rules that must be followed in areas such as applicant consent to having a background check done, report…

Rush Reports

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/05/2012

Is your company in need of the background information right away?  Do you have a special project that you need staffed immediately?  Did your hiring manager forget to give you the information for an applicant he wants to hire quickly? BackTrack does offer rush services for our clients.  Simply send…

Who is Processing Your Criminal Records Searches?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 08/01/2012

When choosing a background screening provider, it is important to choose a professional agency that employs a staff of experienced, knowledgeable and reputable researchers.  While cost may be a consideration, it is important to choose more than just a vendor of information.  You must know where the information is coming…

FAQ Unaccredited Schools and Diploma Mills

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 07/27/2012

We get questions from clients regularly regarding unaccredited schools and diploma mills.  These are the most common: What is a diploma mill? A diploma mill is an organization that awards academic degrees / diplomas with substandard or no academic study and without recognition from by an official educational accrediting body. …