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How Background Checks Benefit All Business Departments

Background checks are the kind of thing that often stay in the background. They might not be the first thing that comes to mind when your company is looking for ways to reduce
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Certn's Background Checks “Easiest to Use” and More by G2!

Certonians—all the talented, hard-working, and synergistic people here at Certn—put a lot of care into making our clients happy. At Certn, we help our clients conduct background
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7 FCRA Best Practices for US Employers

What is the FCRA?  Enacted back in 1970, the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was designed to promote fairness and accuracy and ensure data confidentiality for consumers
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Attract the Right Employees in 2022 With Certn and BreezyHR

Hiring the right employee for your company can be a daunting task. It’s essential to find someone who is the right addition to your company culture and has the skills you need to
3 min read

Enhance Your Security Controls with Certn and Tugboat Logic Integration

All business functions, including talent management and human resources - in an organization will need to undergo a security audit. Whenever that happens, your team needs to be
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How Background Checks Help Achieve SOC 2 Compliance

The modern information age has many security risks and concerns. Data, the new gold of our era, is extraordinarily vulnerable to many malicious cyberattacks like malware,
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Certn: Top Growing Companies In Canada By The Globe and Mail

Certn places No. 22 on The Globe and Mail’s third-annual ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies  Certn is pleased to announce its placement of 22 out of 448 companies on the
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Beyond Risk: At Certn, It's All About Tech, Trust and Truth

The background check industry has too long revolved around risk and safety – intimidating topics. Many of our competitors use fear and uncertainty as a selling point. But at
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7 Reasons to Switch Background Check Providers

  The employment process has evolved over the years, as we move from hiring locally to screening candidates from across the world. Small and medium businesses today have a much
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Top 3 Myths about Background Checks

  Chances are you have already formed an opinion about background checks even if you’ve never needed one. Background checks may seem daunting, but the process doesn’t have to be
3 min read

OneID Provides Best Candidate Experience With AI In 2021

Back in 2019, 1 in 3 identity theft victims said they experienced difficulties at their place of employment. It’s no surprise that the current surge in remote hiring has led to an
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Why Background Checks Are an Asset to Your Hiring Team

Hiring mistakes cost money. Just how much, exactly? According to some estimates, a bad hire typically costs about 30% of their first-year salary. So it makes sense to try and
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3 Ways Background Checks Help Gig Work

Thanks to unprecedented times brought on by a global pandemic, the way that people work has changed drastically over the past year. Many organizations had no choice but to adapt
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Worried? Don't Be Intimidated By Background Checks

If you’re not familiar with or have any knowledge of the many benefits that background checks provide to businesses, then it is completely understandable why you may feel
3 min read

Background Checks Help Your Business Save Money

Background checks are a necessity in the modern business world as they keep your business safe from liability. Businesses that use background checks have proven that they are able
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Why Background Checks are the Answer to Safe Online Dating

Being able to provide human beings with resources to help them feel comfortable and safe is priceless to any organization. Recently one of the biggest online dating platforms with
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How The Hiring Processes have Changed and How We Can Adapt

Hiring isn’t a one–way process anymore. The industry is changing rapidly due to the global pandemic still affecting nearly 212,800 jobs just in January 2021 alone and with the
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6 Struggles in Retail Recruitment and How to Solve Them

It’s been a rough year for retail. COVID-19 has presented a huge challenge for brick and mortar-based businesses, with many stores closing, reducing hours and staffing, and
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Certn Lime: The Background Check Solution for SMBs

Certn Lime is a background check solution designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that issue a lower volume of checks annually. Our services have always
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The Certn Background Check Process

  Background checks can be known as inconvenient. The long waits, the pointless trips to the RCMP station and the paperwork that comes along with completing your RCMP Criminal
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Canada's Cannabis Industry and Criminal Record Checks

Employment in the marijuana industry in Canada is growing. Last year, Canada introduced legalized recreational cannabis to the nation, and employment in the sector has
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Police Check Turnaround Times are at All-Time Highs

Tis the season where if you’re planning to coach hockey, you should be thinking about getting your annual background check! However, many leagues run on volunteers and one thing
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Background Check Solution for Associations & Not-for-Profits

Our background checks and other human resources services are primarily geared toward companies and their constant pursuit of excellent employees. However, we are very much aware
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Why You Need Background Checks for Retail

Is this your hiring process? You receive applicant resumes and review them, schedule and conduct interviews to determine which ones fit your needs, and then finally, present the
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