Criminal Background Checks

Should You Ban the Box?

The National Employment Law project research estimates that 70 million people in the US have some sort of a criminal record and 700,000 people return from incarceration each year. As an employer you’re bound to run into an applicant with a criminal history.
What is currently under hot debate is when an employer should ask an applicant about their criminal…

Criminal Background Checks: How Detailed Should You Go?

A Good Employee’s staff gets asked this question quite often, and the answer is different for each of our clients. It depends on factors such as your company’s industry, the position you are hiring for, and what your company feels most comfortable with.
Due to FCRA regulations, A Good Employee can only provide information on crimes that date back 7 years.…