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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Avoiding Negligent Hiring Claims

Whether you are starting a business, hiring your first employee, engaging 1099 support or expanding your HR department, you need to familiarize yourself with the concept of negligent hiring.Knowing about negligent hiring and avoiding negligent hiring claims will enable you to avoid circumstances that might lead to costly lawsuits and reputation problems for your company.  Negligent […]

Making Employment Background Checks Easy

The war for talent is incredibly competitive, which means the tools used to attract, engage and onboard candidates should be fast and easy.One of the tools in the process is the employment background check.If your company uses an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), and your screening vendor is integrated with this system, this can make it […]

Veteran Owned Companies Make Excellent Service Providers

 Why do veteran owned companies make excellent service providers? Veterans possess many of the traits employers say they look for in job candidates, found a study conducted by Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families. Their report, “The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran,” identified specific characteristics many veterans display that help them excel […]

Employment Background Checks Are Serious Business

The title of this blog speak volumes. Employment background checks are serious business.There are many reasons that companies use background checks. Creating a safe workplace, protecting the company from being harmed, insulating the company from liability and enhancing the company’s brand are among the top reasons, and all of this is as serious as it […]

Beware of Background Check Bandits

    Cory Groshek’s LinkedIn profile says he’s “a highly driven, motivated, creative, and industrious individual that is committed to empowering men, women, and children worldwide to create the greatest lives and experiences possible for themselves through positive thinking, passionate beliefs, and inspired actions.” Yet, one of his most “industrious” (and devious) accomplishments is a scheme that earned […]