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BACKGROUND CHECK NEWS AND ARTICLES

Reliable Background Screening has a long and successful history performing background checks in a multitude of industries, nationwide. Reliable is widely considered as the experts in the intricacies of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other background screening regulations. President and CEO, Rudy Troisi, has been a speaker, nationally, at numerous professional organizations on the topic of employee and other background checks. As part of our stated goal to educate our clients about what background information they should have, and what the best methods are to acquire it, please refer to the two areas below, which contain valuable information pertaining to background checks.

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Board of Director Background Checks Are Crucial

Board of Directors exist in both the corporate and the nonprofit world. One common characteristic is that these Directors typically are not employees of the corporation or organization – yet they are part of the governing body that guides the direction and mission of both businesses and nonprofit organizations. While background checks are commonplace with employee onboarding – regardless of the type of entity for who they work [...]

By |May 17, 2022|The Reliable Blog|

6 Qualities of a Reliable Background Checking Company

Many job offer letters include wording stating that the position is reliant on the successful completion of a background check. These checks may include a credit check, a criminal background check, and even a look at the employee's social media activities. The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, as well as other state and municipal regulations, outline and regulate employers' and potential workers' rights and duties. Best practices also [...]

By |April 19, 2022|Industry News, ‏Pre-Employment Background Check|

Social Media Background Checks

It is somewhat astonishing that social media has only been around for barely a generation.  Yet today worldwide, there are nearly two billion users on Facebook alone.  A recent study by a respected, national market research company found that 72% of adult Americans use at least one social media platform.  With the widespread usage of social media today, the public personas of individuals on these platforms are now [...]

By |April 12, 2022|The Reliable Blog|

The Evolution of Credit Reports

Credit reports have evolved over the years. The most significant changes occurred almost five years ago on July 1, 2017, when all three credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian and TransUnion – settled a lawsuit that was filed against them by the attorney generals of several states. Their legal settlement resulted in the removal of all tax liens and civil judgments from the credit reports furnished by the three [...]

By |March 16, 2022|The Reliable Blog|

Country Club Membership Screening Benefits Bottom Line

One of the appeals of private country clubs is their exclusivity. Membership openings are typically capped-off at a certain threshold, meaning once a specific number of memberships is sold, a new member can only join after an existing member decides to leave the country club, thus opening up a membership slot. This often results in waiting lists, which further reinforces the desirability and panache of the country club. [...]

By |February 18, 2022|Membership Background Checks, The Reliable Blog|

Why Should Apartments and Property Management Companies Check Tenant’s Credit Report

When property management companies check rental history, they are looking for a track record of financial responsibility. Tenant screening is an effective way to ensure that all applicants can afford to lease the property they are interested in. The pandemic had a significant and unprecedented impact on renters and property owners in the last year, making it more critical to ensure that a tenant credit and background check [...]

By |January 26, 2022|Industry News|

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