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Learn what social media screening is all about. See the conversation between two industry experts.

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Learn the latest trends in employment background checks. This report uses real-life usage data to uncover how employers are screening across industries.

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Verified Credentials is a leading background screening company. Since 1984, we’ve helped validate and secure relationships through the use of our comprehensive screening solutions. We offer a wide variety of background checks, verifications, and innovative screening tools.

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    Have questions about background screening? This is a great place to start. Get to know more about our services and trends from our library of webinars, reports, and eBooks.

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    Compliance update 2024
    LIVE WEBCAST | APRIL 23 @ 3PM ET

    Background Screening Compliance in 2024: Tracking New Laws & Industry

    Join us for this webinar to learn where compliance updates and background checks are in the news today.

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    Screening myths
    ARCHIVED WEBCAST | 1 HR

    Background screening misconceptions

    We consolidated the top 20 myths and misconceptions we hear about background checks into one webinar. Listen in! 

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    Social Media Screening chat
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    Interview on social media screening

    Verified Credentials, invited Ben Mones, CEO of Fama Technologies, for an interview to discuss a hot topic – social media screening. 

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    2021 Trends Report
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    Annual trends report: 2021 edition

    Every year, the Verified Credentials publishes the latest trends in background screening. See how background use changed in 2021.

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    Social media screening

    Get to know more about social media screening. Protect candidate privacy while gaining valuable insights about character. We talk with industry experts on this trending search.

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    Screening gaps ebook
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    How to find and close screening gaps

    Do you have gaps in your background checks? We walk through high-level factors that could let some records go unfound.

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    Compliance conversation
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    Compliance & your background checks

    Get to know the latest developments in background screening compliance. We take a look back at legislative updates, cases, and more that employers may want to consider.

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    All Verified Credentials webcasts are pre-approved for HRCI and SHRM credits. Our webinars via HR.com earn HRCI General Credits for SPHR and PHR credentials and SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

    Verified Credentials is a SHRM recertification provider. To be eligible to participate in the SHRM Recertification Provider Program, organizations must offer high-quality HR educational programming that aligns with the content areas outlined in the SHRM BASK, have the resources to effectively support the program's administrative requirements, and must have been in operation offering HR programming for at least one year.

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    FAQ for personal solutions

    Have a question about how background checks work? You’ve come to the right place. Check out the Personal FAQs to get information on:

    • How to order your personal background check
    • Information security, privacy and accessibility
    • How long it takes to complete a background check

    FAQ for business solutions

    Look no further for the answers to your background check questions. Take a look at our Business FAQs for help with:

    • Ordering, report statuses and turnaround time
    • Questions about searches and verifications
    • Technology, security and more

    Tips for more effective screening

    Depending on how you choose to conduct your background screening, you could miss important information about potential candidates. To protect your company from risk, you need to know where gaps in background checks can occur and how you can prevent them. And oftentimes, there are three main reasons where gaps occur:

    1. Not searching broadly enough

    2. Not searching enough sources

    3. Not searching often enough

    Read our 3-step plan to help stop missing records:

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