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EEOC Guidance / Ban the Box Webinar

Posted in Events, News & Events on 03/31/2015

For many employers, checking criminal records has been an integral part of their background screening program.  However, many of those same employers struggle with balancing the need for a criminal search to maintain a safe workplace with following the EEOC Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in…


Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 08/19/2014

As an enhancement to your criminal records searches, BackTrack offers CrimeTrack, the most complete proprietary database currently available to the non-law enforcement community.  This multi-state database covers more than 500 million records from all over the United States, with new records being added on a regular basis.  For a minimal…

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is hired and has worked for your company for a period of time, the results of the pre-hire screening report become outdated.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…

Why is a date of birth so important?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 02/04/2013

While some employers are hesitant to request a candidate’s birth date due to the potential appearance of age discrimination, this information is vitally important in the background check process. Most criminal records are filed by name and date of birth. Having this second identifier is necessary to ensure that any…

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…