Gig Work & Background Checks

September 13, 2018 Helene Uncategorized 0 Comments

Tackling new hurdles to meet growing needs What is the gig economy? Freelancing, contracting, on-demand, ridesharing, gig work – whatever you want to call it, it’s blowing up! This type of work is getting more popular, which presents a whole new set of questions and concerns regarding background checks. Gigs aren’t just ridesharing, either. Fast […]

September Employee Spotlight

September 12, 2018 Helene Uncategorized 0 Comments

Britteny Brown Britteny is True Hire’s Manager of Background Investigations and Quality Assurance. She works with our in-house investigators to keep your background checks running through the process as quickly and smoothly as possible. It’s also her job to verify accuracy and completeness of reports before we send them back to our clients. “I enjoy […]

Security and Protection of Private Information

August 17, 2018 Helene Uncategorized 0 Comments

Security of information has become a major concern over the past year. While people have always been wary of sharing personal information over the internet, when Equifax was hacked last summer, it started an outcry for more security. More recently, the fear of how personal data is being used was brought to light with the […]

Background Check Myths

August 3, 2018 Helene Uncategorized 0 Comments

MYTH: All criminal records are stored in a large, centralized database. Many people think that if you plug someone’s social security number into a database, that it spits out a report of every record associated with that person, but this is a common misconception. While there are databases that assist us with background checks, all […]

5 Steps to Carrying Out a Screening Policy

October 4, 2017 Mike Barnhart Uncategorized 0 Comments

Evaluate your needs to determine what kind of screening program you or your company requires. Refer to your current screening policy as a starting point. Don’t have a screening policy in place? Check out 10 questions to help you craft a background screening policy. Criteria to examine include services offered, cost, turnaround time, customer service, […]