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Courthouse Vs. Fingerprinting

Courthouse Vs. Fingerprinting: Why You Should Go To the Source For Background Checks

Please see below some of the key differences for both types of background checks. Courthouse Background Check: In summary, courthouse background checks offer a meticulous, localized approach to assessing an individual’s legal history. With their emphasis on accuracy, reliability, and personalized attention, these checks provide a valuable resource for informed decision-making in various contexts, including…
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Gainesville, Florida Fair Chance Act

In our effort to bring you the latest news and updates, a new law was just passed on December 22, 2022, in Gainesville, Florida. The City of Gainesville passed the Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance (Ordinance No. 2022-617 | Code of Ordinances | Gainesville, FL | Municode Library). This went into effect that same day. This…
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Naughty or Nice?

Naughty or Nice? Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holiday season compromise your on-boarding process. Besides seeing Christmas decor and advertisements in October, the scariest part of the holiday season is the rush to on-board temporary staff. Some companies lean towards not screening temps in order to speed up the process and save…
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Is it Illegal to Verify Wage History? - CRCA

Is it Illegal to Verify Wage History?

In an attempt to foster pay equality and prevent wage discrimination, new legislation has been introduced in states and cities across the US. There have been nine jurisdictions that now prohibit salary history verifications during the hiring process. Trends are leading to the belief that many other states will soon follow suit. It is CRCA’s…
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CRCA Screening QuickApp Data Entry

Ready to Reduce Your Data Entry?

Applicant Entry: QuickApp Access to the most effortless and accurate way to order a background check is available for all of our valued CRCA customers. Tired of having your applicants sign paper consent forms and then have to keep the papers on file? Are you done with having to be a hieroglyphics translator, deciphering applicant…
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What is Being Checked in a Background Check

Everyone knows what a background check is. But do you know what it actually entails? Do you know what is being “checked”? First of all, the report is based on criteria that is set by a prospective [or current] employer. For example, the criteria set on a background check for a potential teacher will be…
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GDPR – What Is it and Why Does It Matter To You?

What Is It? The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective May 2018, is one of the biggest changes in privacy regulation in decades and has the most far reaching effects of any privacy policy. The 2018 reform reinforces data protection for the individual European Union (EU) citizen and/or persons who reside in the European…
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Why Choose CRCA?

There are hundreds – if not thousands – of background screening companies out there, vying for your attention. There are a lot of options and it’s hard to choose the company that is right for you. So why choose CRCA for your Consumer Reporting Needs? Simple. Fact #1: The number one reason why people leave…
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Worries with Marijuana in the Workplace?

Recently, a slew of states – and even a district – have legalized marijuana for both recreational and medicinal usage. If you’re located in one of the states below, chances are that you have a few questions in regard to marijuana in the workplace: Alaska California Colorado Maine Massachusetts Nevada Oregon Washington Washington D.C. Things…
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Logistical Drug Screening Made Easy

Drug screening can turn into a logistical nightmare if you do not have the proper system in place. Fortunately, CRCA offers one of the most advanced systems for drug screening all housed under one umbrella. Electronic custody and control forms (eCCF) Step-by-step online scheduling tool Thousands of locations throughout the country Explicit instructions for applicants…
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