The Accurate Blog

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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Nov 19
2015

An International Background Check API Requires More Sophistication

There has been a recent uptick of emergent background check APIs claiming to have “solved” international background screening. However, if you look under the hood, many of these services have little
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Oct 27
2015

Don't Trust Your Business to a “Partial” Background Check API

We’re currently living through a redefinition of work and what constitutes a job.  Technology has given way to the “sharing economy” and transformed the ways people can make a living. As these
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Aug 10
2015

Social Media and Background Screening: A Surefire Way to Sideline a Bad Hire or Land Yourself a Red Card?

As recent eruptions on the Internet have proven, a single tweet can and will likely be used against you. The most recent example of this came from a three year old tweet from professional fútbol
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May 12
2015

"Can I Trust You?" The Question Every Sharing Economy Company Must Answer

If you had to name the biggest economic disrupters of 2014, Uber and AirBnB would likely be at the top of your list. These and other sharing economy companies have introduced a unique transaction
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Dec 29
2014

CORI Regulations Reminder

As Accurate Background previously communicated, Massachusetts issued the final CORI Regulations in May 2012. In a continuing effort to educate our clients, we would like to take this opportunity to
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Oct 21
2014

The Risks of Background Screening on Your Own

If you do a quick Google search for DIY background checks, you will find countless websites and articles offering “free” background screening services and how-tos for running background checks on
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