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SHRM 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition

Posted in Events, News & Events on 05/15/2014

BackTrack is proud to annouce that we will be exhibiting at this year’s Society for Human Resources Managment Annual Conference and Exposition.  In keeping with this year’s theme of transforming, we have transformed our entire floor presence with a wonderful new booth.  Here is a sneak peak.  If you would…

What is a Discrepancy?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 01/29/2014

While processing background check reports, our BackTrack investigators review all information provided by your candidates, including resumes, applications, and release forms.  Our investigators then contact any employers that are included in your standard screening requests. When we receive these responses, we carefully compare them to the information stated by your…

Updates for the New Year

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 01/28/2014

The beginning of a new year is a good time to clear out, clean up, and organize.  Here at BackTrack we would like to take a moment to touch base with our clients to ensure our files are up-to-date. Due to the personal nature of the information we process and…

Screening Current Employees

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 12/03/2013

Conducting a background check during the pre-employment process is invaluable in making a good hiring decision.  Once the candidate is hired and has worked for your company for a period of time, the results of the pre-hire screening report become outdated.  You may no longer have an accurate picture of…

Need Information In A Hurry?

Posted in Uncategorized on 04/12/2013

Contact our office and request BackTrack’s RUSH service.  For a minimal fee, your screening request will be given priority handling from start to finish.  Your order will be entered into our system within an hour of receipt and we will process it immediately, based on the services you request.   Our…

Why Should I Check My Applicant’s References?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 04/03/2013

We have had clients ask this question.  We’ll hear – “Why should I check out his references?  I interviewed him and he has the skills and qualities I want in my employees.  I don’t need you to check his references.”  This could be a big mistake and cost your company…

Employers Are Hiring People With Criminal Records

Posted in News & Events, Press Releases on 02/08/2013

BackTrack, one of the nation’s most experienced and respected employment screening firms, conducted a study where 44% of employers admitted to hiring someone with a felony criminal record. BackTrack conducted a study asking Human Resource Managers if they have ever hired someone with a felony criminal record. Surprising enough, 44%…

FCRA 101

Posted in News Articles on 12/12/2012

There have been several stories in the news over the past year about background checks – some good and some not so good.  But did you know that while background screening companies are required to follow the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), companies who work with third party screening companies,…