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Everyone’s got a story.  Some candidates like to voluntarily tell us theirs.  Like a confessional, the process of being fingerprinted can sometimes encourage people “to tell all.”  Is it a guilty conscience or a need for empathy?  We are not sure but whatever the reason, …

What’s the FAA looking for in the screening process to disqualify a potential pilot? Take a look at FAA 61.15 and disqualification mostly relates to criminal activity surrounding drugs or alcohol.  And under 61.18 a person may be disqualified if the TSA deems the pilot …

When a city is “troubled by crime and high unemployment” should they vote to provide further protection for those with recent criminal history?  CA Civil code 1786 already limits the reporting of publicly available information about a person’s criminal history beyond 7 years, but a …

1.  Candidate Identity Legal name spelling is the cornerstone to a complete and correct background check result.  Without a firm understanding of the identity of the candidate you are considering, the background result cannot be relied upon. 2. Omitted Location(s) When a candidate provides residential locations …

The Squeeze

July 16, 2013 // 5 Comments

Candidates will delay paperwork because they are concerned we will figure out their deception.  The deception is likely false identity, criminal records, or a degree not truly received.  This is very similar to when a candidate delays taking the drug test knowing there is illegal …

If you’re generally honest and are not comfortable with inflating your resume, you are in a group getting smaller by the day.  We’ve had two issues with fraud this week alone.  Both are a serious indicator of the path we are on as a global …

Innovative or crazy?  Everyday we are clobbered with the “ugly” problems of our society.  Is there no one to rescue us…or at least lead us on a path of a few real solutions?  It dawned on me during this recent wake-up call of a business competition.  Our …

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