One Source Resource Review: September–December 2019
At One Source, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, transparent and useful background check education and resources. We are experts in the screening industry, and we believe everyone should have access to professional insights to determine their security needs. Our blog is full of advice and information about background checks to answer your questions and broaden your knowledge.
As our blog expands, we will curate posts and include them in this review of our website’s resources. The blog posts are categorized by topic and include a summary of their key points. We hope these review posts will make it easier to find the information you need and utilize our knowledge when you need it. With that said, let’s dive into the One Source Resource Review.
General Background Check Information
Frequently Asked Questions about Pre-Employment Background Checks
Learn all the basics about background checks and screening companies with these in-depth FAQs. We discuss timelines, the contents of reports and how a partnership with a screening agency can help you.
When You’re Ready to Run a Background Check, Start Here
No matter the reason for your screenings or the scale of your background check process, it can be tricky to know where to start. Our simple steps can help you begin screening with confidence.
What background checks do — and don’t — include
It can be difficult to choose the background check company best suiting your needs if you are not sure what they report. This blog breaks down our TotalCheck package so you know exactly what to expect.
How far back does a background check report?
This question is an entry point to our explanation of the legal expectations and limitations of background checks. We overview the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the rights it gives to the subjects of checks.
Debunking 5 common background check myths
We clear up the screening industry’s biggest misconceptions while discussing the ways background checks can benefit any organization.
Your Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance crash course
This blog includes a cautionary tale for businesses not complying with the FCRA and clear instructions to ensure you are in line with its regulations.
Employers and Hiring Departments
The 5-step guide to starting your company’s background check process
If your business is hiring several new team members soon, this blog is a must-read. We take you through the entire process of identifying your background check needs and how to put a plan in action.
A beginner’s guide to completing background checks
For those who have never conducted a background check before, this is an excellent place to start. We cover all the basics and are always available to answer questions.
4 Reasons to Screen Applicants with a Criminal Background Check
Background checks do more than just verify your applicants’ histories. They can help protect—and even grow—your business by promoting a positive culture and maintaining your image.
What Ban-the-Box Laws Mean for Employers
Many states no longer allow employers to ask applicants if they have criminal records. We explore what this means and how to promote security while complying with the law.
The Top 3 Reasons Nonprofit Volunteers Need Background Checks
One Source offers screening solutions designed specifically for nonprofits. Here’s how background checks can benefit your organization and volunteer base.
Does your organization need a background check process?
This checklist will help you evaluate the security requirements of your organization. Knowing this will help to create the best screening process for you, specific to your needs.
Questions Nonprofits Should Ask About Background Checks
Learn how to gather relevant information from background reports and develop an ethical hiring code with this guide.
Hiring Certified Contractors
Learn how to hire a reliable contractor
One Source has a set of guidelines dedicated to certified contractors so you can make educated decisions about your contractors.
We screened over 4,600 contractors in the third quarter of 2019 and built a report of our findings.
That will do it for this edition of the One Source Resource Review. To learn even more about One Source’s background check offerings, contact our Client Relations Team.