background check

Will the Real John Smith PLEASE Stand Up? There are about 50,000 John Smith’s in the USA.  If you want to know why instant online background check reports are highly inaccurate, try typing in “John Smith” and a random Date of Birth.  If one person …

We want to hear from you.  What’s on your mind and what topics are you looking for.  Are you the victim of a bad background report or just want to know how background checks are conducted?

Job candidates may be using another person’s identity when they apply for work. Sometimes the identity is “loaned” or “sold” and not stolen. “I Was Framed – Already in Prison? (Episode 3) is inspired by a true story behind the scenes at Cluso, a Texas …

If you fail to pay your bills and later resolve the matter, fast forward seven years and your credit report doesn’t list it any longer. This is not true of criminal records found at the courts and state agencies. The Fair Credit Reporting Act and …

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 …

Is there a big difference between last name “Sim” and “Sims” on a background check report?  The answer is so much a YES that if you get the identity wrong, don’t bother continuing with the rest of a criminal report.  If your existing company returns a background …

I know many of you are doing it this days…hiring sight unseen.  Getting your resumes and job applicants from electronic applicant systems with keyword skill searches?  If you do, you have a potential security breach.  If you don’t have a security department and/or located in the …

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