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The Process of Ordering an Employment Background Check

Are you an employer flipping through resumes preparing to make a new hire for your current job opening?  If so, not only will you need to look at the details on their paperwork (ie. where they’ve previously worked, for how long, previous job titles and duties, references listed etc.), but you will also need to then conduct an accurate, compliant and thorough …

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Employee Screening and Hiring Solutions

QUICK ACCURATE COMPLIANT SAFE HIRING SOLUTIONS MBI Worldwide is a leading provider of employee screening and hiring solutions. Not every job candidate is a good fit.  Hiring turnover costs organizations millions of dollars a year; not to count the loss of time and employee morale issues. Let MBI provide the information you need to make successful hiring decisions.  MBI assures accurate, timely …

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GOOD BACKGROUND SCREENING IS SMART BUSINESS

The slogan at MBI Worldwide is “Good Screening is SMART Business“. What exactly does that mean in the world of background checks and employment screening, specifically in verifications and reference checks? One of the most crucial and important aspects of a successful company is recruiting top, qualified talent. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 69% of employers stated that they had …

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Do You Re-Screen Current Employees?

IF NOT, HERE ARE THREE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD START Article Contributed by: K. Chapman, President & Founder, MBI Worldwide, Inc. Does “Bob in Accounting” 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 …

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NO JOB EXPERIENCE? NO EDUCATION? NO PROBLEM.

NO JOB EXPERIENCE?  NO EDUCATION?  NO PROBLEM.   Have you ever had a friend or acquaintance who was bummed she was turned down for a job,  primarily because she didn’t have the experience or education needed to get the position? Well, no more worries for her,  because for as little as $50,  she can purchase a totally fake, professional reference from a company …

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Making the Background Check “Quota”

Are You Just Making the Background Check “Quota”? In the last 5-10 years employment background checks have continued to become the normal process of hiring within companies. The question of “Are we doing background checks?” is evolving into “Are we doing enough?” Are you doing a background check just for the point of principle? Or are you doing the level of …

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Employment Verifications Are Essential Part of a Complete Background Check

Contributed by K. Chapman, President & Founder, MBI Worldwide, Inc. Have Questions Regarding  Employment Verifications? An Employment Verification Check is relevant if experience is essential for consideration when hiring for a specific job description. Previous employment experience is often exaggerated, and sometimes completely fictitious.   As a result, you’ll want to verify prior employment. Employment Verification is available for previous positions held, starting …

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 …

Background Checks and Diploma Mills

  A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records and financial records. Background checks are often requested by employers on job candidates, especially on candidates seeking a position that requires high security or a position of trust, such as in a school, hospital, financial institution, airport, and government. These checks …

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FAIR CHANCE ACT PASSED IN NEW YORK CITY

On June 30, 2015, Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law the Fair Chance Act, a “Ban the Box” law that prohibits private employers in New York City from inquiring about applicants’ past criminal convictions until a conditional offer of employment has been made. Under the Fair Chance Act (the “Act”) an employer may ask about an applicant’s criminal history and …