Do you know your employees?

More information about the top ten most wanted fugitives on the FBI site. If you want to know more information about background screening on current employees or new hires, contact MBI Worldwide at 866-275-4624 or find out more here.

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A Glossary of Background Screening Terms

OK Karen, you’ve received the final background screening report on your job candidate but some of the terms are in ScreenANeeze. No worries, we can help you understand!  Here’s MBI’s MBictionary, our glossary of background screening terms to help you understand the lingo on your job candidate’s background check report. Adverse Action An action denying an applicant employment based in …

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The Process of Employee TB Testing

If you are in charge of the Tuberculosis (TB) Testing of employees and job applicants at your company, and are confused and frustrated about the process and tracking of the TB Testing, trust me you are not alone.  As a matter of fact, let me just confuse you even more by telling you that the Step 1 TB Test is …

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What You Need to Know About Consent and Disclosure Forms

Consent and Disclosure For employers, the (EEOC) U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s criminal background screening guidance has created not only mass confusion, but serious hiring uncertainties on exactly how to conduct criminal background checks without significant legal risk to your organization. Using proper consent and disclosure forms during your hiring process is one crucial step to staying out of a class-action …

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MBI Worldwide’s Kim Cox Receives Advanced FCRA Certification

(Posted 1/6/17) Kim Cox, Senior Support Staff at MBI Worldwide, received her Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Advanced Certification in December 2016. The FCRA Advanced Certification Program is intended for employment background screening professionals looking to demonstrate a commitment to compliance within their organization. The Advanced Certification Program is open to everyone and is perfect for individuals in compliance or legal …

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Does “Bob in Bookkeeping” Have His Hand in Your Pocketbook? The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Research Department estimates that 69% of companies in the United States conduct some level of background check on new employees. As of 2012, most of these background checks are conducted after a contingent offer of employment. In 2009, “Bob in Bookkeeping” got a job for one …

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The Cost of Skipping an Employee Background Check

We live in a “get it done yesterday” kind of world. Many times, decisions are made with very little time to think about the long term effects. Working in HR, time is money and time is very limited.  But there are serious consequences associated with that attitude when it comes to employment background checks.  Many organizations feel that their HR team does not have the …