Is an MVR report necessary for all prospective employees?
A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search contains information on a candidate’s driving history. This data is sourced directly from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). What information may appear on a Motor Vehicle Records search? License number License class License status Full legal name Date of birth Accidents Traffic violations Vehicular crimes Suspensions Who benefits…Read More
We’re now entering the fourth week of this pandemic which seems to have touched virtually everyone on the planet. Hopefully, science will soon provide the relief that is essential to our recovery. Until that time life must go on, and it does. HireSafe is fully functional as we have put into place our disaster operational…Read More
We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and the local, national, and international responses to minimize the spread of the disease. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients and staff. Being in business since 1997, HireSafe has weathered numerous storms both literal and figurative. Today is no different, and ultimately…Read More
The California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, is an unprecedented privacy law that went into effect January 1, 2020. CCPA is expected to be the strictest data privacy law in the U.S. and will accomplish three major objectives, giving California residents the right to: Know what information businesses are collecting about them Tell a business…Read More
Background screening using the HireSafe QuickApp keeps your business compliant and more!
QuickApp by TazWorks is the tool HireSafe clients use to start the background check process on a prospective employee. Using it is as simple as entering contact information for the individual you would like to screen, and pressing send! In addition to being FAST, the QuickApp has three main benefits: Compliance: The TazWorks portal sends…Read More
New password requirements for the HireSafe instascreen background screening portal
This week our background screening partner TazWorks updated the password requirements for the instascreen background screening portal. New portal login credentials must meet the following criteria: Minimum 12 characters Contain at least one letter Contain at least one special character Contain at least one digit As always, we recommend not only using strong passwords, but…Read More
Changes to the HireSafe Portal User Interface coming March 7th!
On March 7th the HireSafe background check portal will be updated to a brand new user interface! This new interface will increase security and ease of use for our clients! Our partner Tazworks has been working hard to make sure this interface works for all our clients and we want to be sure you know…Read More
“Mystery Shopper” Letter and Fraudulent Check Scam Alert!
This week our small office was inundated with calls from all over regarding a letter and check that was sent to many addresses across the states. The letter stated basically that a “Daniel Gibson” with HireSafe has requested your help and wants you to be a mystery shopper at Walmart. The letter instructs the recipient…Read More
Compliant Paperless Employment Background Checks Protect the Applicant and Save You Thousands!
Recently HireSafe made the change to entirely online background checks, our goal was to ensure safety from lawsuits for our clients, protection of basic rights for their potential hires and to protect and continue to offer the services we provide. Entirely online background check procedures greatly reduce the possibility of failing to be compliant with…Read More