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  The name, “Michael Davis”, represents an All-American apple pie and baseball lovin’ American son.  And it’s popular; Over 16,000 Americans are named “Michael Davis” right now. Maybe there’s a Michael Davis out there in the dating world.  So he meets a gal and she quickly does an internet …

Deceptive job candidates are not spies but they have something to hide and sometimes spend a good amount of time in intelligence gathering, Reconnaissance (Recon), and Sabotage. Imagine you were a consultant falsely providing a degree on your resume you did not receive, or if you had …

  Sven Job Candidate Confessions – Journal Entries Vol. 1 Note: Job Candidate Confessions is an entertaining set of journal entries about a fictional job candidate trying to hide a criminal past.  Find out what is being hidden and how he tries to keep it …

Unfortunately innocent people are accused of criminal records on background checks everyday, and it can be devastating for those denied employment.  The only way to combat this problem is with an investigation layer.  “I Was Framed – Good News and Bad News” Story 5  is …

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?

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 …

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 …

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 …