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Employee Background Checks For The Retail Industry

Written by Kandi Chapman, President MBI Worldwide Background Checks 93 Percent of people that apply for a position in the retail industry lie during the job application process. The Federal Bureau of Investigations says employee theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States.  Employees stole more $15.2 billion dollars from the workplace in 2014.  That’s more than one-third …

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Six Background Screening Myths, Busted!

Many job applicants and hiring managers believe inaccurate information regarding background checks.  Here are 6 common beliefs, that are actually FALSE! Past employers cannot legally state anything negative about an applicant. False. A past employer can state anything they choose – as long as it is true and accurate. If an applicant was constantly late, stole from the company, or simply …

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Criminal Arrests 101

9/23/15 By some estimates, 21 percent of job applicants have some kind of criminal record. This statistic highlights the importance of making sure you are running an accurate and thorough employee background check on all individuals you are considering adding to your team.  Remember, just about anyone can look good on paper.  (For more on resume fraud, click here.)  Ban the Box legislation …

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MBI WORLDWIDE INFOGRAPHIC

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MBI WORLDWIDE BACKGROUND CHECKS & DRUG TESTING; AND AN ONLINE (NON-COMPLIANT) BACKGROUND CHECK COMPANY CLAIMING INSTANT RESULTS  

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LOOKING FOR A NEW EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK VENDOR?

Here Are 3 Questions to Ask When Shopping Around For a New Employment Screening Firm. Selecting an employment screening firm isn’t necessarily a straightforward decision. There are a wide variety of vendors in the market, each claiming to be exactly what you’re looking for.  These claims include wonderful customer service, quick turn-around time and accurate results.  If you are currently in the process …

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Not All Screening Companies Are Created Equal

Is your background screening company accredited? Not all screening companies are created equal.  Many background screening firms are members of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).  MBI Worldwide is not only a member – but their strict standards and best practices have helped them achieve the desired NAPBS Accreditation.

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ARE YOU PARTNERING WITH THE RIGHT EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK COMPANY

“HOLD THE ASPIRIN, ALL BACKGROUND CHECK COMPANIES ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL” Contributor:  K. Chapman, President & Founder, MBI Worldwide, Inc. TRUST IS A HUGE ISSUE WHEN IT COMES TO HIRING SOMEONE TO WORK FOR YOUR COMPANY.     Preliminary measures can include a quick Google search of the job applicant and a check of social media accounts, but those techniques …

BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY #HealthcareHR

PARTNER WITH MBI WORLDWIDE FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT SCREENING AND BACKGROUND CHECKS Contributed by K. Chapman President & Founder, MBI Worldwide, Inc. Are you in Healthcare HR?  If so, then you know the competition for top talent in the healthcare industry is fierce, but you can only put first-class healthcare professionals to work as fast as you can confirm their …

Reminder on EEOC Releasing Enforcement Guidance on Arrest and Conviction Records in the Hiring Process

Contributor:  Brian Chapman, CEO MBI Worldwide, Inc. Background checks are often requested by employers on job applicants. These checks are done especially on candidates seeking positions that require high security or in “positions of trust”, such as in a school, hospital, financial institution, airport, or government agency. These checks are traditionally administered by private companies, sometimes for as low as …