Background Screening Firms Need Access to Dates of Birth in PACER to Ensure Accuracy and Timeliness

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Executive Director of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade group representing the background screening industry – stated in an opinion piece that the “accuracy and timeliness of any background check is dependent on access to personal identifiers like complete date of birth”…

NAPBS and HR.com Release Results of Annual Survey of HR Professionals about Background Screening

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – a non-profit trade association representing the interests of background screening companies – and leading human resources (HR) social networking website HR.com have released the results of their third annual survey of “How Human Resources Professionals View and Use…

NAPBS Executive Director Melissa Sorenson Explains How Removing Birthdate from Court Records May Have Unintended Consequences

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With many courts considering the removal of identifiers such as date of birth (DOB) from public records to protect citizens from identity theft, Melissa Sorenson, Executive Director of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), has written a guest column for The Gazette entitled ‘Removing…