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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…

Is Your Handbook Up-to-Date?

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

While many companies consider an employee handbook a minor necessity in the new-hire process, these days nothing could be further from the truth.  In today’s fast-paced world, laws change, technology changes, and your company changes.  Your policies need to change along with them.  A detailed and up-to-date employee handbook is…

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%…

Have You Hired a Convicted Criminal?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 10/19/2012

In contrast to news reports and the EEOC guidance released in April, 51% of companies surveyed by CareerBuider in May and June of this year have answered “yes” to this question. There have been many attention grabbing news headlines lately about people not getting hired because they have a criminal…