The Accurate Blog

Jan 20
2016

Avoid Buyer's Remorse - Read the Background Check API Fine Print– Pt 2

In Part 1 of our blog, we explored common misconceptions and misinformation that exist around background check API technologies.  Truth is, there is not a one size fits all approach for any company
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Jan 14
2016

Small Businesses are Hiring, but is it a Smooth Candidate Experience?

According to a recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, “Small businesses are hiring at a faster rate than their larger brethren after lagging behind for much of the economic recovery.” This is great
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Jan 07
2016

Avoid Buyer's Remorse - Read the Background Check API Fine Print

If you are reading this, you officially survived another holiday season. Congratulations! We hope amongst the hustle, bustle, wrapping and gatherings, your holidays were filled with laughter and good
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Dec 30
2015

Oregon's Ban the Box Effective January, 1st 2016

Oregon’s Ban the Box initiative House Bill 3025 goes into effect on January 1, 2016. This law prohibits any employer in Oregon (with 1 or more employees) from requiring an applicant to disclose a
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Dec 17
2015

When Using a Background Check API, the Right Ingredients are Essential

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means it is time to get creative with your annual holiday baking. You know the drill; you see that fantastic recipe on Food Network or Pinterest, and
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Dec 14
2015

USCIS Asks for Comment on Proposed Changes to the Form I-9

The USCIS announced on November 24, 2015 there will be a notice in the Federal Register of proposed changes to the Form I-9. The Federal Register will allow a 60-day public commenting period. During
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Dec 10
2015

NYC's Fair Chance Act: Latest on Article 23-A

New York City's Ban the Box legislation the "Fair Chance Act," which went into effect this past October, prohibits employers from inquiring about an applicant's arrest or conviction record until
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Dec 09
2015

Hireology and Accurate Background Infographic: Employee Screening for Franchises

A bad hire can be an expensive mistake for a business to make, but this can be avoided with a  background screening program. Hireology recently published an infographic with Accurate
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Dec 08
2015

Answering Your I-9 and E-Verify Frequently Asked Questions

If you have hired someone after November 6, 1986, there is a pretty good chance that you have heard of the Form I-9. This form is required by USCIS for all employers to ensure employees are eligible
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Dec 02
2015

5 Best Practices for Workplace Drug Testing

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 70% of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed. Drug testing is an important screening method for
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