Going beyond the background check

October 5, 2018 Helene Uncategorized

Employment verifications, education verifications and reference checks are likely the most time-consuming part of the background check process, but it can often be the most important. While checking for criminal records and testing for drug use are vital, verifying employment and education history to ensure a candidate is not misrepresenting his or her experience and […]

Gig Work & Background Checks

September 13, 2018 Helene Uncategorized

Tackling new hurdles to meet growing needs What is the gig economy? Freelancing, contracting, on-demand, ridesharing, gig work – whatever you want to call it, it’s blowing up! This type of work is getting more popular, which presents a whole new set of questions and concerns regarding background checks. Gigs aren’t just ridesharing, either. Fast […]

September Employee Spotlight

September 12, 2018 Helene Uncategorized

Britteny Brown Britteny is True Hire’s Manager of Background Investigations and Quality Assurance. She works with our in-house investigators to keep your background checks running through the process as quickly and smoothly as possible. It’s also her job to verify accuracy and completeness of reports before we send them back to our clients. “I enjoy […]

Security and Protection of Private Information

August 17, 2018 Helene Uncategorized

Security of information has become a major concern over the past year. While people have always been wary of sharing personal information over the internet, when Equifax was hacked last summer, it started an outcry for more security. More recently, the fear of how personal data is being used was brought to light with the […]

Background Check Myths

August 3, 2018 Helene Uncategorized

MYTH: All criminal records are stored in a large, centralized database. Many people think that if you plug someone’s social security number into a database, that it spits out a report of every record associated with that person, but this is a common misconception. While there are databases that assist us with background checks, all […]

Don’t Make These Hiring Mistakes

February 6, 2018 Helene Uncategorized

Hiring a new employee can be exciting, but it can also be stressful and grueling if you have trouble finding the right employee. Sometimes when you’re short-staffed, you want to get someone in quick, but there are a few steps you don’t want to skip. You also want to keep a few things in mind […]