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Schedule Any Lesson: Top 5 Reasons to Get a Background Check

Attention private instructors! There’s a new peer-to-peer marketplace called Schedule Any Lesson (SAL), where you can connect with consumers who want to pay you for private lessons.  To help make consumers feel safe, the folks at SAL will be encouraging their instructors to get a background check and each instructor’s profile will indicate if the instructor has […]

FACIS Level 3

Many people ask us what a FACIS® Level 3 search entails. In order to answer this question, one must first understand what a FACIS® search is and then it helps to understand the other level of a FACIS® search.  FACIS® is an acronym that stands for Fraud Abuse Control Information System. The FACIS® database is available from […]

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Free Background Checks and Drug Testing

SafestHires, an FCRA Certified Employment Screening Agency owned by four Gulf War Veterans and run by military veterans and their families, is pleased to announce that we now offer our services at no cost to eligible companies.We are the first employment screening agency in America to provide these services at zero cost.This is how the […]

Free Background Checks, Payroll, HRIS and More

Profit. It’s critical for every business, big or small. No business can survive long-term without it and every employee should be thinking of ways to increase it.Companies achieve profit by selling products and services. They also achieve profit by reducing costs… and it’s this side of the equation where we are helping companies in a […]

Is the background check done yet?

    Is the background check done yet? Nobody in HR likes to hear this question and they certainly don’t want to be asking it either. A background check has become a necessary part of the hiring process but companies want the background check completed as quickly as possible so they can fully onboard their candidates.An average […]

What To Expect With Employment Verifications

Have you ever wondered what to expect with employment verifications being processed by your screening vendor? Consider this example below.Your company is using an employment screening vendor to process employment verifications. You place an order and include all of the information provided to you by your candidate. Several days go by and the verification isn’t […]

Counties Where SafestHires Averages Same-Day Turnaround

When it comes to employment background checks, turnaround time is one of the most important metrics. The faster a background check is completed, the faster an applicant can be fully onboarded; or transitioned to a new department or position. There are approximately 1,600 counties where SafestHires averages Same-Day turnaround with our HireiQ screening technology.  Of course, […]

What Adverse Action is and Why You Should Care

You may not know this, but background screening is a highly regulated industry. If your organization gets background checks from a screening company, it’s important to be aware of the various laws and regulations that affect the industry. It’s especially important to know what Adverse Action is and why you should care.Due in large part […]

With Background Checks, Instant Gratification Can Be Deadly

When it comes to doing employment background checks, most companies want to get the background information as quickly as possible, but with background checks, instant gratification can be deadly. Whenever you cut corners with a background check, the potential to omit valuable information or to obtain inaccurate information is substantially increased.  The number one reason that […]