Top Surprises from the 2019 PBSA Survey

For the third year, the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA, formerly known as NAPBS) conducted a survey of human resource professionals to gather opinions and processes being used in background screening. The information found in the 2019 survey didn’t vary too much from the previous two years’ results, but there are still some questions worth [...]

2019-11-12T14:12:08-06:00November 7th, 2019|Featured Post, News, Screening Industry Topics|

Top 6 Questions to Include in Your RFP to Platform Providers

Are you fed up with your proprietary software platform’s back-end limitations, or has your third-party provider stopped fulfilling its upgrade promises? Then it is time to test the waters and find a new software platform provider that can help you grow your business. Chances are your procurement office will want you to send out a [...]

2019-11-12T16:02:31-06:00October 23rd, 2019|Accio Data News, Featured Post, Platform Tips|

Common Elements of a Background Check: Criminal Searches

Pre-employment criminal background checks safeguard the global workforce. Organizations of all kinds screen potential and current employees to make sure their workplace continues to be safe for their staff, customers, and vendors. Making a bad hire can result in wasted resources, a damaged reputation, and low morale among your team, and failing to conduct comprehensive [...]

How Employee Monitoring Protects Companies

It’s easy to think of “history” as the past, but of course, history continues. Applied to employment, this idea means an applicant’s behavior and trustworthiness aren’t set in stone the moment you hire them. Pre-hire background checks do a lot to establish confidence in an employee, but they’ll never tell the full story—it’s still being [...]

2019-11-11T12:08:39-06:00October 4th, 2019|Featured Post, Screening Industry Topics|

Form I-9 Extended Past August 31st

The current version of Form I-9, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency’s (USCIS) Employment Eligibility Verification form, expired on August 31st, 2019—however, the agency has extended the deadline until a new version of the form is ready, allowing CRAs to continue using the current edition for I-9 processing. Federal law requires employers to collect [...]

2019-11-11T12:09:19-06:00September 5th, 2019|Featured Post, News|

Accio Data and Vital4 Complete Integration

Accio Data and Vital4 have completed integration testing for Vital4’s search products into the Accio Enterprise platform. This integration will provide Accio’s consumer reporting agency (CRA) customers with a range of new product offerings for their screening clients. "Vital4's international products open up a ‘world’ of opportunity for our CRAs with their powerful array of [...]

2019-11-11T12:14:30-06:00June 28th, 2019|Accio Data News, Announcements, Featured Post|