EBI's Screening News Network Blog

Background screening has become a staple tool for employers; a large percentage of companies wouldn’t even consider putting someone on the payroll without a comprehensive screen.  It can be a huge challenge, however, to get a program up and running, especially if you are a smaller company.  The hardest part is simply, “Where do I start?”  

Holiday helpers are necessary, but they also pose significant risks to retailers’ profits.  Research by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) says retailers can lose as much as 25% of their total revenues to fraud during the holiday season. That’s up from 5% during the rest of the year.

In our crazy, busy world, many pet owners need an extra hand to keep the dogs in their lives happy and healthy.  For that very reason, the pet sitting industry is growing by leaps and bounds. But hiring a pet sitter not only means you are entrusting your precious, four-legged baby to someone else, but you are also opening you home up to a stranger.