Business Practices Strong Foundation of NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The general business practices of a background screening firm go a long way in making sure that company performs accurate and thorough background checks. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) has business practices that ensure proper character of owners…

Researcher Standards Set High for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Criminal background checks performed by public record researchers at the county court level are the backbone of employment screening. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) seeks the highest standards from these researchers and ensures those standards will be…

Client Education Important for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employers have legal responsibilities when using background checks for employment purposes. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) will inform clients of these legal responsibilities and requirements imposed by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state laws,…

Legal Compliance a Necessity for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Given the increasingly complex legal environment surrounding background checks, employers need a background screening provider that utilizes best practices to be in compliance with laws for screening. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) is well versed in the…

Information Security a Top Priority for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Information security is a top priority for background screening firms in today’s digital age. Background screening firms that deal with Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of consumers must guard against data breaches and identity theft. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners…

Oregon to Join Ban the Box Movement

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Oregon House and Senate have approved House Bill (HB) 3025 that will Ban the Box and bar most employers in the state from asking applicants about criminal convictions on initial job applications, according to a report in the Portland Tribune. The legislation now heads to Governor…

Why Every PI Should Know Background Check Law

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney and licensed Private Investigator (PI) Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will be a guest on the radio show “PI’s Declassified” for an episode titled “What Every Private Investigator Needs to Know about the Laws Governing Pre-Employment Screening” on Thursday, July…