White Paper Library

The Fair Credit Reporting Act: What Employers Need to Know

Accurate Background’s latest white paper “The Fair Credit Reporting Act: What Employers Need to Know” gives a high-level overview of FCRA regulations. It also discusses the consequences of not complying with FCRA and provides guidelines to protect employers.

FBI Criminal Record Information – Improved but Far from Perfect

Analyzes the results of a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the accuracy and completeness of NCIC’s data and provides important reminders for employers considering information acquired through the FBI criminal record database.

Background Checks: Understanding the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

For many human resource professionals and business owners, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and what it means for their organization can be confusing. Read this white paper for more information on the basic FCRA requirements.

Best Practices Screening Guide for Financial Institutions

The financial industry is one of many that have its own background screening requirements under Federal law. In today’s tough economy, fraud and embezzlement are on the rise and banks are an easy target for disgruntled employees and desperate job applicants with a criminal history.

Background Screening in Today’s Economy

In today’s tough economy, the job market is highly competitive and the applicant pool is more experienced. Employers should take caution before eliminating or decreasing their level of due diligence as it pertains to background screening.

Background Screening: Why Organizations Must Assess

With new regulations, a revision to auditing standards, updates to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and pressure to reduce costs, if an organization hasn’t recently assessed their screening program, now is the time.

The National Crime and Information Center A Review and Evaluation

Read a review of NCIC and the Interstate Identification System evaluating its effectiveness in maintaining accurate and complete criminal history records.

Background Screening Past, Present and Future

Where has the background screening industry been, where is it now, and what does its future hold?