Should I tell a job recruiter about a prior felony before being asked?

Excerpted from a USA Today Column by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Question: I was convicted of a felony nine years ago related to something I did when drunk. Since then, I have gone to treatment, been sober, and straightened my life out. I was contacted by a recruiter this week and now have an interview […]

What types of Background Checks are available?

Pre-Employment Verification

A bit of GroupOne Background Screening Services 101 for your information. There are several types of background checks that can be performed, including: Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. We are here to assist!

Continuous employment background checks – ethical questions for HR?

The use of post-employment background checks for continuous monitoring is trending upward. With police records becoming digital, employers can oftentimes learn of an employee’s arrest soon after booking. But does the use of such technology raise ethical questions for employers, perhaps too reminiscent of George Orwell’s “Big Brother?” Today, it’s estimated 93% of companies across […]

NJ law requires employers to warn employees about vehicle tracking devices

“Big Brother is watching you,” as George Orwell stated in his classic novel “1984.” Well, here we are in 2022 and we suppose Big Brother is indeed keeping an eye on employees, but recent laws now make it difficult to do so in secret. Here at GroupOne Background Screening, we understand vehicle tracking devices provide […]