Background Check News

From FCRA compliance and Ban the Box laws to marijuana regulations and salary history bans, background check thought leaders share their insights on the latest news and developments in this ever-changing industry.

NBA Will Not Conduct Marijuana Drug Testing in 2020-2021

NBA Will Not Conduct Marijuana Drug Testing in 2020-2021

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have recently announced that they will not conduct random marijuana testing during the 2020-21 season, which begins December 22, 2020. "Due to the unusual circumstances in conjunction with the pandemic, we...

Hire Image Celebrates International Anti-Fraud Awareness Week

Hire Image Celebrates International Anti-Fraud Awareness Week

Hire Image is celebrating International Anti-Fraud Awareness Week. Fraud Week, as it is commonly known, runs November 15 to 21, 2020 and was established by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in order to remind businesses to not just join in the effort...

Hire Image Background Screening for Higher Education

Hire Image Background Screening for Higher Education

While much has changed over the past few months, one thing that hasn’t is the importance of education. Hire Image works with colleges and universities around the country and understands the unique needs and challenges in running a higher education institution. We work...

Want to Learn Even More About Your Applicants?

Want to Learn Even More About Your Applicants?

More than ever, people are “living online.” Their likes, dislikes, awards, achievements, and even negative information can often be found with the click of a mouse. Social media and news searches can give a glimpse into applicants far beyond what appears on a resume....

North Carolina Bans the Box for State Agencies

North Carolina Bans the Box for State Agencies

Hire Image reports that North Carolina will soon join the growing list of states and localities that have enacted Ban the Box laws across the country. As of November 1, 2020, state agency employers are prohibited from inquiring into an applicant’s “criminal history...