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Instant Searches

Posted in News Articles on 11/08/2007

Many companies offer “instant searches”, but what exactly does that mean?  It means that while you do get the information back immediately, it also means that you need to weed through the results to decide if the records belong to your applicant or not.  Instant criminal database searches can return numerous records,…

Workplace Violence Study

Posted in News Articles on 10/08/2007

U.S. residents suffered an annual average of 1.7 million violent workplace victimizations over the past ten years.  In addition to those non-fatal workplace crimes against people 12 years old and older, there were about 900 workplace-related homicides annually during those years, according to the BJS study. Workplace violence accounted for 18…

Startling Criminal Record Facts

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/07/2007

Are you checking your candidate’s criminal background as thoroughly as possible to protect your employees and your company? Here are some startling Department of Justice Statistics: In 2004, State and Federal courts convicted a combined total of nearly 1,145,000 adults of felonies — State courts convicted an estimated 1,079,000 adults and…