• The Problem With Fingerprint Background Checks For Ride-Sharing Apps

    Posted 07/26/2016 by Tommy Marzella, Senior MarComm Manager

    Over the past couple of years, ride sharing apps have been on the rise. From splitting fares with friends to quick accessibility, companies such as Uber and Lyft have been redefining the way people are thinking about transportation. With large surges of millennials moving into cities, these apps are more popular than ever before and, in many cases, have become the new norm for getting from A to B.

  • Stat Check 2016: Occupational Fraud and Abuse

    Posted 07/21/2016 by Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations, Bishops Services

    If you recently attended Bishops’ webinar in partnership with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), you were confronted with some sobering statistics on occupational fraud, including who commits it and how. The information presented was based on findings from the ACFE’s 2016 Report to the Nations, which comprised a global study of more than 2,400 fraud cases.

  • 4 Tips for a Better New Hire Onboarding Experience

    Posted 07/14/2016 by David Obelcz, Director of Product Marketing

    Let's face it, we all want our new employees to get up and running as quickly as possible. Often the first few days for a new hire involve the completion of a rather daunting pile of paperwork, placing names with faces, getting the necessary equipment for their work areas and finding out where to grab a decent cup of coffee.

  • Ruling Could Set Stage for Battle Over EEOC Background Check Guidance

    Posted 07/07/2016 by Nick Fishman, Vice President of Communications

    There is an interesting development regarding the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s 2012 guidance on the use of criminal histories for employment background checks. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit just reversed and remanded the district court’s dismissal of Texas’ complaint challenging the EEOC’s guidance on the use of criminal histories for employment background checks.

  • Employment Background Checks: Survey of American Citizens

    Sterling Talent Solutions Releases Ground-Breaking Study: “Employment Background Checks: Survey of American Citizens”

    Posted 06/22/2016 by Julia Mair, Chief Marketing Officer

    In the world of background screening we often hear a lot of mixed feelings. While some people believe they are worthwhile, others feel as though they are a waste of time – potentially causing roadblocks to securing a job or causing more harm than good. However, we wanted to take a different approach. Instead of trying to guess how consumers feel on the subject, we decided to conduct a survey to discover the reality when it comes to this controversial topic.

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