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Understanding Background Checks and the Hiring Process

When employers are hiring a new employee, it is common for them to conduct background checks on applicants prior to making an offer or entering into an employment agreement. Yet it is essential for employers to understand what it means to be in compliance with federal and state laws concerning background checks, from gathering information related to a job applicant’s credit history to information concerning a job applicant’s criminal convictions. Federal Laws Pertaining to Background Checks If you want to run a background check on a potential employee during the hiring process, you must do so in compliance with federal Read more