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2nd Chance Employment-Don’t Let Criminal Backgrounds Stop You From Hiring People

A pre-employment screening often turns up a criminal background. An estimated one in four Americans has a criminal background. However, there are many reasons to look past that – as long as the candidate’s criminal past does not have a direct bearing on the job position. The federal government enacted The Second Chance Act in 2008, which gives some federal agencies and non-profits grants to train...

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“Due Diligence” Applies to the Company You Hire For Employment Screening

When someone is being interviewed for a job, he or she expects to learn what it is their prospective employer needs. When a company contacts Legal Locator Services about conducting employment screening, we also want to know what our prospective client needs. Perhaps your business is expanding so rapidly you are needing a company known for fast turnaround times. Perhaps your employees are spread...

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“Faster” and “Cheaper” Might Not Be the Best Value

When considering background checks, business owners have to decide what their needs are. The types of positions they are hiring for should determine how thorough a screening should be. Business owners also need to keep an eye on their budget. So they may opt for a program that promises to be cheaper and faster. The problem with a cheaper and faster background check is that it is also limited in...

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4 Good Reasons to Conduct Background Checks

  We can think of at least four good reasons why a business or organization should conduct background checks on people applying for jobs. 1. You will learn about an individual’s criminal conviction history. Then you can decide whether that history might rule out a job candidate. It might not! But it is better to know as much as you can about someone. 2. You are safeguarding your business...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Drug Testing: A Rookie’s Guide

Our partners at Quest Diagnostics shared this with us. We thought it was interesting and wanted to share it with you. 1. Drugs don’t care about your bank account. Drug testing is used for more than just low-skilled workers. With workplace drug use on the rise across industries, more and more companies who hire white-collar workers are making drug testing part of their workplace policy. In fact,...

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Do you have the power?

Business Power with Intelligence Delivered with Exceptional Customer Service. Legal Locator Service has groundbreaking technology with the most comprehensive customizable background screening for all industries. Legal Locator Service connects you to data. Data is the new oil across all industries! We provide a powerful digital application that drives hiring efficiency. Works on any smart...

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Does the applicant have the right skills?

Need a carpenter? Many applicants embellish on their resume. Conducting a background check you can confirm your hiring decision and keep your business profitable and productive. Legal Locator Service can customize any background check package to suit your needs. Prices vary based upon services, packages, and volume of employment background checks. We provide background checks in Oregon,...

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Are you hiring Lucy & Ethel?

One of the best scenes from the classic television show “I Love Lucy” was the scene in the candy factory. Lucy and Ethel got jobs there, in spite of the fact they did not have a clue about what they were doing. As the conveyor belt speeds up, they are desperate to keep up, and things get completely out of control. Lucy starts to stuff her blouse – and then her mouth – with candy, out of...

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