Employee Public Records Key Terms
Read up on employee public records key terms that impact your pre-employment screening procedures
Searching through employee public records has become a standard part of the hiring process. HR managers naturally want confirmation that an applicant does not have a criminal record and has not otherwise lied about their personal and professional background. Whether you perform the pre-employment screening yourself or hire the services of a professional agency, you'll facilitate your department's hiring process when you learn key facts and terms related to employee public records.
As part of most pre-employment screenings, a criminal records search is done to identify whether the applicant has a reportable offense on his record.
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is the government office whose duties include monitoring international criminals and suspected terrorists.
A reverse search refers to a search through employee public records that depends on limited information. Some employment screening software will conduct the search for you with the information you have on hand.
Public Records Law and Employee Information
Some states have enacted Public Records Law and Employee Information regulations that specify which public records businesses may search through and the procedures they must follow in doing so.
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
The Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, puts certain limits on any search through employee public records that deals with credit.
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