August 2016 Digest
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In this edition of Screen News, we cover the top background screening news stories during the month. Remember, if your company has news, send it to so we can share it!

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Background Check Expert to Speak at San Francisco HR Star Conference

Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and CEO of Bay Area background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a session titled “Background Check…


Pre-Offer Background Checks: Employer Beware

We were recently asked if it was safe to conduct background checks on a particular applicant before making an offer of employment. The employer typically conducts background…


Overhaul of background check system could lean on predictive analysis

Think what companies know about you because you provided the info. Combine that with government records, and there’s a data picture that some say might predict behavior. At…


ApplyConnect® Announces Additional No Cost Features on the Horizon

ApplyConnect®, the nation’s most trusted tenant screening solution for landlords and real estate agents, has announced that SMS notifications will be added to their suite of free…


Entrust Proficient Private Detectives St. Petersburg to Get Detailed Information

If you're ever looking for some expert professionals who can carry out thorough background checks Orlando for you, you must consult TSI Legal. We have been in business since 2003…


Accurate Background appoints chief compliance officer

Accurate Background, a provider of automated background screening, has appointed Bon Idziak as chief compliance officer to further advance the company’s compliant…


deverus Launches New Website to Showcase its Innovative Background Check Technology

deverus, America’s leading provider of software to the country’s top background screening companies, has today confirmed the official roll out of its new online platform to…


Safe Hiring Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Co-Present Session at 2016 NAPBS Annual Conference

Attorney Lester S. Rosen, author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will co-present the session “Compliance and Litigation: Working…


NAPBS Submits Comments to OPM on Proposed Revisions to Federal Agency Hiring Practices

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – which currently represents more than 750 member companies engaged in employment and tenant background…


SJV & Associates Announces Proprietary Research Networks in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, and the States of New Jersey and Maine

SJV announced today an expansion of their proprietary research network that utilizes direct employees inside courthouses conducting criminal and civil research. Having…


3rd Degree Screening Employees Achieve National Association of Professional Background Screeners Certification

In the age of the internet and the rapid mobilization of technology, there are so many threats to a company's security. Some of the most dangerous dangers can come…


HireRight Continues Global Expansion with New Office in Dubai

HireRight, a leading provider of global background verifications and services, today announced the next step in its continued global expansion with the opening of a new…


Fifth Circuit Says Texas May Challenge EEOC Criminal Background Check Guidance

In 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued an Enforcement Guidance stating when employers’ use of criminal background checks to exclude applicants from…


CRI Group Ensures Optimum Business Security through Background Screening and Pre-Employment Screening Services

The Corporate Research and Investigations LLC hereinafter called CRI Group, under brand name EmploySmartTM, looks to ensure security in businesses. This is a local and regional…


Corra Group Offers Complimentary Applicant Tracking System to Its Employment Screening Clients

Corra Group is now offering a complimentary Applicant Tracking System to its clients. The ATS can help employers with its recruiting efforts by posting job specs and…


Vero Integritas Global, Inc. Announces A New Dawn for Human Resources with the Employee Relations System (ERS)

On July 1, 2016, Vero Integritas Global, Inc., launched the first phase of a unique human resources product; the Employee Relations System (ERS). “The system is designed…

07/18/2016 Comments on Recent FCRA Legal Rulings and Potential Impactions on Background Screening

In Florida a federal judged permitted a class action lawsuit against the Waffle House for non-complaint criminal background checks to move forward. Adam Almeida…


easyBackgrounds Brings Sales Manager Todd Eiseman to the Team

easyBackgrounds, Inc., a nationwide provider of background screening services, has enlisted Todd Eiseman as Sales Manager of the easyBackgrounds team to heighten sales…


Innovative Enterprises Adds I-MED™ Alias to the Innovative Medical Solutions™ Product Suite

Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and…


SterlingBackcheck Renames Company to Sterling Talent Solutions to Better Reflect New Strategic Vision

Today SterlingBackcheck announced they will be renaming their company to Sterling Talent Solutions. This name change follows their merger with TalentWise in January 2016 to…


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