Employment Background Check

The box is as much mental as legal. Background checks are increasingly central to the hiring process, but not everyone is happy about that. Among them are protesters rallying around a specific cry: "Ban the box." What does this mean, for employers and for applicants? What Is...

Who's driving you? Uber has revolutionized the taxi industry with its innovative model of hiring drivers that use their own cars and Uber's system to work when they want and keep vehicles near major business centers. But with that model comes risk, and for Uber and...

In the United States, background checks have become a normal part of life. Individuals have concerns about their safety and employers need to hire people who are responsible, reliable, and most of all legal. Employers who do not run background checks run the risk of...

Negligent hiring lawsuits can occur when employers fail to perform background checks on potential employees. Companies should have specific hiring policies or guidelines that hiring managers are required to follow. These guidelines outline the proper procedures company managers should follow before hiring a potential candidate. In order...