Summer Camp Background Screening

Kids arriving at camp.

Summer camps continue to be a popular choice in the spectrum of summer activities and with good reason. For children, camps offer a range of fun activities, where learning and growing is cultivated by their surrounding peers. For parents, summer camps are valued for their ability to provide structure and experiences to children through a creative ...Keep reading

Safety Tips for Summer

    Summer is almost here, and for many organizations it’s time to plan and prepare for summer programs and camps. Summer is a fun-filled season for many, but it is important to make sure your organization is ready. Below are some helpful tips and reminders. Tip #1 Background Checks for All Staff and Volunteers ...Keep reading

New Background Check Policy for Community Managers

If you’ve ever owned or rented a home, you can probably relate to having some complaints about your homeowner’s association. A homeowner’s association (HOA) is, by definition, an organization in a subdivision, planned community, or condominium that makes and enforces rules for the properties in its jurisdiction. Now, with that definition in mind, it might ...Keep reading

Child Abuse Prevention Month: It’s your turn to start the conversation

Talking about child abuse is tough, but the month of April gives us an outlet to start the conversation. In 1983, President Reagan proclaimed April to be named National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since then, April has marked the month in which the government, communities, and individuals take time out of their busy schedules to ...Keep reading

Background Checks: What Employers Need To Know

Hiring the right candidates for your organization can be the most important decision you make. As an employer, it is your right to know certain information regarding the background history of potential employees before you make the decision to hire. However, regulations in the Fair Credit Reporting Act mandate that certain compliance steps need to ...Keep reading

Can Sex Offenders Coach?

Keeping players that participate in youth sports safe should be a main priority. But all too often a predator will fall through the cracks, damaging your organization’s reputation, but most importantly risking the safety of the child athletes. An article published by Jared Broyles titled, “Youth sports leagues not required to do background checks; sex ...Keep reading

Don’t Let Bad Hires Cost You Big Time

Hiring the wrong person can have serious implications and can negatively impact the financial well-being of any company or organization. Everything from your employees or volunteers to your property and proprietary information could potentially be at risk if they’re accessible to an individual with a history of criminal violence, theft, drug use, or fraud. Background ...Keep reading

Running Background Checks on Job Candidates

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, in 2012 69 percent of organizations reported say they do criminal background checks on all their candidates. There are many benefits of doing background checks. Many organizations believe they get a higher quality of candidate. A background check often results in: Fewer applications with serious criminal issues ...Keep reading

Background Checks for School Volunteers

Keep your children safe with Protect People background checks.

Every day thousands of volunteers donate their time in public and private schools by keeping watch on the playground, reading to kindergartners, coaching youth sports, tutoring in math and English, and much more. Parents and grandparents used to be able to simply sign up to volunteer, but nowadays applications, background checks, and volunteer training is ...Keep reading