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Nationwide Use of Background Screening Services Projected To Grow 400% In 2010
Government agencies report fourfold growth in the use of background screening services by employers. Leaders in the background check industry, Nationwide Background Checks, LLC and PointHR, Inc., launch a new background check alliance to meet growing demand in California for online convenience and competitive pricing. Services will target employers, rental property owners, and private users. Services include employment and education confirmation, certification and licensing verification, criminal background check, credit check (pre-employment, renters), I-9 residency (E-Verify), fingerprint (Live Scan), drug testing, and other important screening services.

EmployeeScreenIQ Revamps University Web Site with Multimedia, Social Networking Features
User polls, videos, podcasts and more join existing articles, blogs and news updates.

Online Pay-As-You-Go Employment Screening Brings Big Organisation Background Checking To SMEs
UK small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can make their employment screening as robust as that of larger organisations but without incurring the costs associated with traditional in-sourcing or outsourcing alternatives. UK employment screening company, Know Your Candidate, has launched an online service for SMEs enabling them to source background checks such as Credit Checks, CRB Checks and Driving Licence Checks inexpensively on a pay-as-you-go basis.

Sterling Infosystems Acquires Abso Inc.
Sterling Infosystems Inc., a leading provider of employment and background screening services, today announced the acquisition of Abso, Inc. headquartered in Roseville, California.

TruDiligence Announces the Release of OASIS – Online Applicant Screening Inquiry System
With the release of OASIS (Online Applicant Screening Inquiry System), TruDiligence has combined an online job application and background check into one seamless system. What this means for applicants and job screening companies is less data entry and a more streamlined process.

ANY LAB TEST NOW® North Dallas Now Provides Onsite Employee Drug Screening to North Texas
Known for offering most every medical lab test imaginable, ANY LAB TEST NOW® adds onsite and mobile employer drug screening to Dallas and the surrounding North Texas area. In addition to employee drug tests, ANY LAB TEST NOW® offers employers background checks, flu shots, breath alcohol testing, and wellness programs.

EmployeeScreen Article Urges Companies to Address Workplace Violence
Article from background screening firm will be followed by January 2010 expert panel discussion about preventing incidents

Accurate Background Welcomes New Vice President
Accurate Background is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Randazzo as their new Vice President. Randazzo has been in the background screening industry for more than 25 years. Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions. Respectfully, Katie Hartley, 949.609.2253.

Accurate Background Welcomes New Vice President
Accurate Background is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Randazzo as their new Vice President. Randazzo has been in the background screening industry for more than 25 years. Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions. Respectfully, Katie Hartley, 949.609.2253. Accurate Background Welcomes New Vice President Laura Randazzo joins the company with more than 25 years of experience

HireRight Acquires National Diagnostics Inc., a Full-service Drug Testing and Physical Exam Services
NDI expands and enhances HireRight’s drug and health screening offering.

HireRight Names Catherine Aldrich Vice President of Operations
HireRight, a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, has appointed Catherine Aldrich as vice president of operations. Ms. Aldrich will be based out of the Irvine, Calif., global headquarters and report to HireRight president and CEO Michael Petrullo.

Smoke, Mirrors and Resumes: EmployeeScreenIQ Tackles Growing Threat of Diploma Mills
Article by background screening provider examines the allure of phony academic degrees and the damage they cause to employers

Prevue Guarantees HR Assessment Results
Prevue is providing a Hiring Assessment System with a money-back performance guarantee to companies making their 1st Hire with Prevue

HRMC and Emerald Software Partner to Provide an Integrated Candidate Screening
Human Resource Management Center (HRMC), a pioneer in applying cutting-edge technology to talent acquisition, today announces a strategic alliance with Emerald Software Group, LLC (Emerald Software), a world leader in business solutions based upon Business Process Management (BPM) technologies. Under the partnership, HRMC will integrate Emerald Software's onboarding platform with its phone- and web-enabled candidate screening and assessment solution, streamlining and simplifying an otherwise disjointed and time-consuming process. Candidates are whisked through a fully automated job screening and assessment process and those who are hired are onboarded quickly and easily.

New Alliance Helps Banks Reduce Risk of Fraud and Customer Identity Theft
New Jersey Bankers Association Endorses Accurate Background For Pre-Employment Screening Services

IntegraScan Launches New Initiative Aimed at Improving Safety in Schools
IntegraScan Launches New Initiative Aimed at Improving Safety in Schools While Saving Tax Payers Millions IntegraScan has announced the introduction of a new initiative geared to help America's schools provide comprehensive protection for students while saving the tax payers millions each year.

Hiring Controversies, Social Networking and Falsified Resumes Top EmployeeScreenIQ’s Annual List
Global employment screening company shares 10 insights about hot topics that hiring professionals need to watch during 2010

Hiring Controversies, Social Networking and Falsified Resumes Top EmployeeScreenIQ’s Annual List
Global employment screening company shares 10 insights about hot topics that hiring professionals need to watch during 2010

CSIdentity, TelecomCareers and ITJobs.net Help Job Seekers Stand Out
Companies also enable HR managers to quickly screen and verify applicant pool

HealthcareSource® Announces New Partnership Programs for Background Screening Integration
Certiphi Screening, HireRight, and Universal Background Screening selected as Preferred Partners

employeescreenIQ and greenlightjobs Announce Strategic Alliance
Strategic partners leverage services to offer more benefits to their clients

Accurate Background Launches AccurateNow for Small Businesses
Accurate Background's new product, AccurateNow, provides small to medium-size businesses and human resource professionals an on-demand solution to create their own corporate account online and begin ordering comprehensive background checks on job applicants within minutes.

Accurate Background, Inc. released its latest technology for pre-employment background screening
Called AccurateNow, it allows small to medium-size businesses and human resource professionals an on-demand solution to create their own corporate account online and begin ordering comprehensive background checks on job applicants within minutes.

Business Guide to Employment Background Checking
Businesses have high standards when hiring and performing background checks on applicants and employees is an effective way to discover potential issues.

Kroll Launches Enhanced eSignature Solution to Help Employers Increase Efficiency
Kroll's Background Screening division helps employers conduct employment background checks more efficiently with the use of its enhanced eSignature solution, which can help organizations reduce costs and improve turnaround time for completed background check reports

ClearStar.net Announces Collaborative Filtering Feature
Streamline™ Reduces Data Entry Requirements and Simplifies Ordering

Accurate Background Announces ISO 9001:2000 Recertification
Few service providers in the background checking industry have achieved ISO certification

S2Verify LLC, the New Process Innovator in Employment Screening
S2Verify Applies its Innovative and Proprietary Actionable Screening Intelligence (ASI) Technology to a Rapidly-Emerging, Highly Under-Served Market - Tenant Screening.

Intelius Screening Solutions Partners with eScreen to Deliver Pre-Integrated Drug Screening Solution
Turn-key solution eliminates paper and administration of a traditional drug testing program.

Hogan Assessment Systems Launches New Brand
Hogan Assessment Systems today unveiled a sweeping transformation of its corporate identity and product line up. Hogan’s new charismatic brand is a representation of the company’s innovative ideas and masterfully-designed products and services.

Accurate Background Finalizes Another Strategic Partnership
Accurate Background Partners with VISANOW to Provide Global Immigration Services to its Customer Base

Accurate Background Partners with VISANOW to Provide Global Immigration Services
Accurate Background, Inc., a nationwide background screening company, announced today a strategic partnership with VISANOW.

Verifications, Inc. Releases Redesigned Corporate Website
New design makes it easier for employers to access best practices and legislative information

BeenVerified.com Releases Tool to Run Background Checks on Potential Employers
BeenVerified.com announced a service today that provides job seekers with a secret weapon for landing a job. By tapping into popular online services, such as Twitter and LinkedIn, and combining them with traditional background checking, candidates gain unprecedented access into the minds of their interviewers. Job Seekers can then use this information to help guide their conversations during an interview, as employers favor candidates who share a similar point of view.

Accurate Background Named to Nation’s Top Business List for 2009
Ranked on both the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in California and the Top 500 Hispanic American Owned Business List for 2009

KRESS Employment Screening Announces Document Verification Services for Free
Consent Based Social Security Verification & E-Verify Combined in Program

New WebDATA Program Keeps Employees and Supervisors Up on Drug & Alcohol Requirements
WebDATA, a newly launched Drug/Alcohol Training and Awareness program from Edge Information Management, Inc., is a valuable online tool created to help companies stay in compliance with the latest federally mandated educational requirements.

OPENonline, LLC Expands Team of Background Screening Experts
OPENonline, LLC expands team of pre-employment, investigative and background screening experts.

Are You An HR Superhero? Try These "No Tights Required" Webinars From Abso
Abso, a leading provider of pre-employment screening services and talent management, is launching a webinar series that delivers the information hiring managers need to work smarter and more compliantly.

ESR’s Second Annual Top Ten Trends in the Pre-Employment Background Screening Industry for 2009
Employment Screening Resources (www.ESRcheck.com) releases it's second annual trends report on what to expect in the area of pre-employment screening background checks and safe hiring for 2009

employeescreenIQ Honored for Fourth Consecutive Year
Cleveland, Ohio-based employeescreenIQ was recently named a 2008 Weatherhead100 Award Winner as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio. At the Weatherhead100 Awards Dinner on December 8, 2008, local Cleveland TV personality Lee Jordan announced the rankings of the 100 companies receiving this prestigious award. employeescreenIQ was proud to be honored for the fourth consecutive year.

Verifications, Inc. Announces New Social Security Number Verification
New product verifies applicant’s provided name and SSN matches the Social Security Administration’s Master File.

Employment Background Investigations, Inc. Named to 'Hot List' of Screening Industry Frontrunners
EBI's Brand of Award Winning Screening Solutions Recognized by Workforce Management Magazine as a Premier Provider

CSIdentity, TelecomCareers partner to improve background screening checks
Austin, Texas-based companies offer HR managers comprehensive solution

Universal Background Screening Announces Partnership with LawLogix to Offer I-9/E-Verify Solutions
Universal Background Screening, a leading national provider of background screening, drug testing and related services, announced today a strategic partnership with LawLogix, the industry leader in electronic I-9 and E-Verify compliance management technology. The two companies have worked together for over a year, and now with dozens of mutual customers, took this step to work more closely to offer a comprehensive background screening and I-9 solution to Universal's customers.

Accurate Background Recognized for Third Year in a Row on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500
Attributes Workforce Empowerment to its 318% Revenue Growth

Eaton Chooses Acxiom® for Pre-Employment and Drug Screening Services
November 13, 2008 – Eaton Corporation, a global diversified power management company, has selected Acxiom® Corporation (NASDAQ: ACXM) as the gold standard in background screening services to help Eaton make informed hiring choices and comply with laws and regulations.

Accurate Background Recognized for Third Year in a Row on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500
Accurate Background, Inc., a nationwide background screening company, announced today its third consecutive ranking on Deloitte’s 2008 Technology Fast 500. This ranking is a list of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America based on revenue growth over a five year period, from 2003–2007.

EBI’s Unique Branding Captures Imagination of Magazine Readership
Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI), an industry innovator in global background screening, drug testing and occupational healthcare solutions has again achieved top accolades from The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) by placing in the top ten among advertisers in HRMagazine's August 2008 Ad-Q Study.

American Bankers Association Selects Accurate Background for Coveted Endorsement
American Bankers Association Endorses Accurate Background Inc. for Pre-Employment Screening Services Alliance Helps Banks Reduce Risk of Fraud and Customer Identity Theft

Felons Who Cross State Lines Pose Hiring Threat, says Accu-Screen
According to a recent investigative series in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, between 1.9 and 2.7 million felony fugitives (including rapists and murderers) have eluded capture by crossing state lines. Accu-Screen, Inc., a leader in employment background screening, frequently uncovers job candidates with criminal records or fraudulent credentials when it conducts background searches for employers.

Teens Get Personal Career Coaching and Direction from MoveMyCareerForward.com
With the start of school quickly approaching, many teenagers face an important year for making big career decisions. To help with this process, MoveMyCareerFoward.com is offering students an online career-matching assessment and coaching package this fall.

employeescreenIQ and iCIMS Announce Strategic Alliance
Technology platforms integrate to allow for seamless employment background checks.

Pearson and eSkill Partner to Deliver All-In-One Soft and Hard Skills Job Screening
Pearson and eSkill Partner to Deliver All-In-One Soft and Hard Skills Job Screening and Employee Development Solution Strategic alliance between Pearson and eSkill provides customers with "single source" for online ability, personality and technical skills tests.

Resume Falsifications On the Rise, Likely to Worsen With the Economy, Reports Accu-Screen, Inc.
Common resume lies such as misrepresenting dates of employment, management skills, and job titles are increasing across the board

nowHIRE Elite Business Edition Automates Recruiting, Hiring for Small and Mid-Size Businesses
Hiring systems provides value pricing, support, scalability

Crimcheck.com Offering Free Services to Victims Affected by the Midwest Flooding
Crimcheck.com is offering free background checks to people who are opening their homes to those displaced by the recent flooding in the Midwest. Crimcheck.com is also offering free professional license verifications for those who will be hiring contractors for rebuilding lost or damaged property.

Certification Workshop Helps Human Resource Professionals Use Pre-Employment Personality Tests
Human Resource professionals, coaches, and consultants who wish to use personality tests for pre-employment and developmental applications can become certified on the well regarded tests from Hogan Assessment Systems on September 12, 2008 in Westbrook, Connecticut. Industrial/organizational psychologist Paul M. Connolly, Ph.D., will offer the professional certification workshop on the Hogan Personality Inventory and other Hogan tests. Connolly has taught the workshops for eight years and uses Hogan tests with an extensive worldwide clientele. He is president of Performance Programs, Inc., an authorized distributor and training provider for Hogan Assessment Systems.

Accurate Background Inc. Announces Taleo 7.5 Certification
Accurate Background Inc., a leader in the background screening industry announced completion of its Taleo 7.5 certification for their comprehensive web based solution. Certification of the current version of Taleo offers clients of Accurate Background and Taleo a pre-built solution which facilitates a quicker implementation process.

Publicis Healthcare Rxecruiting Selected to Recruit for Bracco Diagnostics, Inc.
Publicis Healthcare Rxecruiting, a premier recruiter for the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and healthcare industries, has been selected to recruit diagnostic representatives for Bracco Diagnostics Inc. Publicis Healthcare Rx ecruiting is a Publicis Healthcare Communications Group company.

Church’s Chicken has decided to implement the JobApp Network automated hiring solution
Church’s Chicken has decided to implement the JobApp Network automated hiring solution across all 272 corporate-owned restaurants in the U.S., after achieving a 63% reduction in turnover over six months in a 46 restaurant roll-out.

New Report Discusses the Role of Assessments in Predicting Exceptional Employee Performance and Rete
Harrison Assessments™ produces key measures leading to better employee performance and retention, says Impact Achievement Group

Online Resident Screening Providers Tenant Check Announce Upgrades, Name Change to VeriRent
Tenant Check announces, along with a major software upgrade, a name change to VeriRent. The company has been in business, serving thousands of customers daily, for over thirteen years, with the name change reflecting a substantial upgrade in software, website, and services.

Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. Selected as The Pre-Employment Screening Provider
Merchants Information Solutions, Inc., an Arizona-based provider of background checks and identity theft solutions, announced today that it has been selected as the pre-employment screening provider for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Arizona Diamondbacks will leverage Merchants' comprehensive portfolio of services, including background checks, employment eligibility verifications and criminal searches.

Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. Selected as The Pre-Employment Screening Provider
Merchants Information Solutions, Inc., an Arizona-based provider of background checks and identity theft solutions, announced today that it has been selected as the pre-employment screening provider for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Arizona Diamondbacks will leverage Merchants' comprehensive portfolio of services, including background checks, employment eligibility verifications and criminal searches.

FIRST ADVANTAGE LAUNCHES SAFEi9™ FOR COMPREHENSIVE I-9 PROCESSING
Web-Based Enrollment Enables Employers to Easily Conduct Legal Right to Work Form I-9 Employment Verifications on New Employees

TRACOM Group Offers New Training Courses and Guides
New resources teach research-proven Social Style interpersonal skills to improve managerial and sales performance.

BackTrack Integrates Background Screening Services with myStaffingPro Applicant Tracking System
Combined solution will provide clients with a streamlined, high-quality hiring process.

BackTrack Integrates Background Screening Services with myStaffingPro Applicant Tracking System
Backtrack Inc., a leader in the background screening industry, has recently teamed up with myStaffingPro, an innovative applicant tracking software company based in Ohio.

Guidelines for Meeting the Growing Demands of I-9
E-Verify is a critical addition to the management of the I-9 form process because it enables employers to verify electronically that the information the employee has provided is valid. Darlene Baker explains.

Accurate Background, Inc. Announces Record Breaking Growth
Accurate Background, Inc., a leader in the background screening industry, recently announced that nationwide sales continue to exceed expectations; 2007 numbers show sales increased by over 150% from 2006.

Accurate Background, Inc., announced that nationwide sales continue to exceed expectations
Accurate Background, Inc., a leader in the background screening industry, recently announced that nationwide sales continue to exceed expectations; 2007 numbers show sales increased by over 150% from 2006.

JobApp Network’s Solution Now Fully Bilingual
Company’s innovative web and phone portals for hourly hiring now available in English & Spanish

Automated Scheduling, Roster Management and Auditing Features Highlight New Screening System
Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI), an industry leader in the global http://www.ebiinc.com/services/background_checks_and_employment_screening.htm [background screening], http://www.ebiinc.com/services/urine_drug_testing.htm [drug testing] and http://www.ebiinc.com/services/occupational_healthcare_solutions.htm [occupational healthcare] solutions arenas, has recently unveiled RandomTracTM, its new cutting-edge drug and alcohol screening management solution.

Employment Background Investigations, Inc. has recently unveiled RandomTracTM
RandomTrac joins FormServTM and CNet-LinkTM as the third module in EBI’s highly touted and innovative http://www.ebiinc.com/services/drug_testing_managed_services.htm [MyEBI Drug Testing Program Management System].

New Book Reveals the Wage Wars between Men and Women
On average, women earn a mere 75 percent of what men employed in the same occupation earn, according to The Editors at JIST, authors of the recently released reference Salary Facts Handbook. In the book, the authors shed light on the pay disparities between men and women and offer advice on how women can maximize their opportunity to earn equal pay for their employment.

EBI, iCIMS Announce Enhancements to Strategic Alliance
Leaders in Talent Management broaden technology interface saving Customers Time and Money

Premier Employment Screening Services Partners with SkillSurvey
Premier Employment Screening Services Partners with SkillSurvey to Provide Innovative Online Reference Checking Technology Improves Hiring Decisions While Eliminating Inefficiencies

11th International Annual Employee Vetting & Screening Conference Co-Chaired by Robert Capwell
11th International Annual Employee Vetting & Screening Conference Co-Chaired by Employment Background Investigations, Inc. Chief Knowledge Officer, Robert Capwell The Challenges of Global Screening, Best Practices and Networking Highlight Conference Agenda

Accurate Background Aggressively Expands Biometric Livescan Network
Accurate Background Inc., a solution driven leader in the background screening industry, today announced the expansion of its fingerprinting network through the purchase of assets including livescan capture systems and custom electronic Biometric Information Processing System (eBIT) software from Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a global provider of biometric identity management systems.

Verified Person Inc. adds Cisco head HR officer to board
Verified Person Inc., a leading provider of background screening services, announces the addition of Brian Schipper, senior vice president of human resources for Cisco Systems Inc., to its board of directors.

Background Screening Expert Returns from World Tour with Enlightened Vision
Background Screening Expert Returns from World Tour with Enlightened Vision of International Background Investigations As short as five years ago background screening was virtually exclusively a tool used by businesses in the U.S., however, as multinationals, offshoring and global businesses continue to grow so has background screening. Today there are flourishing background screening industries emerging in India, United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore and Australia.

Ready to Hire Names Ben Holsopple Business Development Manager
Ready to Hire, a new company that offers the only national database of pre-screened job candidates, announced today that Ben Holsopple has been named Business Development Manager.

Accurate Background Aggressively Expands Biometric Livescan Network
Accurate Background Inc., a solution driven leader in the background screening industry, today announced the expansion of its fingerprinting network through the purchase of assets including livescan capture systems and custom electronic Biometric Information Processing System (eBIT) software from Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a global provider of biometric identity management systems.

Accurate Background Inc. Introduces Streamlined I-9 Services
Accurate Background Inc., a leader in the background screening industry, today announced nationwide availability of their I-9 employment verification management solution to simplify and administer government required employment eligibility checks.

First Advantage Chosen for the 100 IT Innovators List by Nasscom
The Employer Services segment of First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FADV) today announced that India's National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT software and services industry in India, has listed First Advantage among India’s top 100 IT innovators for the year 2007.

Cytiva and Sterling Testing Systems Join Forces
New partnership provides background checking from leading provider for SonicRecruit clients.

Errors in Your Hiring Process Can Lead to Big Trouble ... How to Avoid Costly Hiring Mistakes
The top three common -- and costly -- hiring mistakes...and how to avoid them.

Ensure Hiring Success in Every Situation
-The interview process should determine if there is a match between the individual and the job. But how can you weed out the good from the bad?

Confessions of a PR Man
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Confessions of a PR Man - Summary
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Confessions of a PR Man - 300 word review
When all is said and done, it is the people and their skills that make for successful PR. Find out more. Read the review.

Confessions of a PR Man - 600 word review
The most difficult and intimidating role of PR is tackling public opinion, especially when trying to reverse a popular trend, as Byoir and Associates did in the early 1950s when representing CIT Financial. Find out more. Read the review.

HireCheck
HireCheck is CIC´s Windows software package that automates the process of background checks and searches. Sold as an easy-to-use and quick system, you simply fill out the necessary applicant information and request to CIC, who will then process your request and quickly send your results back to you. Express services can be conducted in 5 minutes!

Staffing Vendor Spotlight: Week of March 3, 2003
This week: SkillSurvey and Ultimate Selection Source

Staffing Vendor Spotlight
-This week: Acclaim-Automated Telephone and Web-Based Interviewing

Staffing Spotlight: eSkill
-A new perspective on creating candidate pre-screening questionnaires.

JobApp Network Secures $4 Million in Funding from Vineyard Capital Group
JobApp Network Secures $4 Million in Funding from Vineyard Capital Group: Vineyard Capital Group Acquires Assets and Infuses Capital, Governance and Key Management

Complete Hiring Questions Handbook
If you are concerned about the legal implications of asking job applicants wrong questions, you will certainly appreciate this handbook. The publishers promise that "this book will take you as close as you are ever going to get to an automatic job interview."

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