Background Screening in the Gig Economy


Do You Really Know Who Is Conducting Your Employment Screens? Buzzfeed recently published an expose on one of the nation’s largest background screening provider’s business practices and placed a massive spotlight on what can happen when screening companies rush their…


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Is Your Volunteer Screening Program Effective?


Volunteer Screening: Protecting nonprofit organizations and the people they serve. Every day, millions of Americans utilize services provided by nonprofits. Without a proper screening program in place, these organizations could be placing their clients (and reputations) in harm’s way. Nonprofit…


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Empowering Employees through FCRA Certification


Do you know how many FCRA certified employees are processing your background checks? If your background screening partner is AmericanChecked the answer is:  All of them. Every single individual who touches a report has achieved, at minimum, FCRA Basic Certification…


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NAPBS: Safety the No. 1 Reason for Screening According to Survey


The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) commissioned HR.com to conduct the national survey of 1,528 human resources professionals. The respondents collectively had operations in all 50 states. The survey gauged how companies approach background screening in order to…


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Julie Hakman to Present at NARCA


AmericanChecked’s President & CEO Julie Hakman will be speaking at the 2017 National Creditors Bar Association (NARCA) Conference in Washington, DC. The conference runs October 11 – 14, 2017. Julie, who will be presenting with Christopher Onstott from Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann &…


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New California Regulations Limit Use of Background Checks


New regulations passed by California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) are limiting the ways in which employers can use background screens. The regulations, which went into effect on July 1, 2017, prevent employers from considering certain types of…


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