What to Look for in Background Checks

The company you choose to manage your background check process matters just as much as the packages you buy.

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Mariah Barr

Mariah Barr
Mariah Barr is the Content Marketing Writer at Good Egg. She's played a few roles in her professional life, but they’ve always involved writing interesting and informative pieces. Outside of work you can find her walking her dog or working on a DIY home improvement project.

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Employee Verification for New Hires: Why You Shouldn't Skimp

How a person represents their education and employment history says a lot about their character. When it comes to pre-employment background checks, some companies consider only criminal checks and maybe drug testing, depending on the job.  But ...


Senior Transportation: Why Certain Background Checks Are Essential

Going beyond basic driver compliance will give clients and their loved ones peace of mind. As seniors age, many must rely on others for rides to doctors' appointments, the grocery store, the library, and the like. Often, older adults will turn to ...


4 Types of Employee Monitoring for Home Healthcare Agencies

Effective employee monitoring can protect workers, clients, and your brand. When it comes to maintaining a productive and professional workforce, home healthcare agencies face a unique challenge: How do you keep tabs on workers who are out and about ...


Why Home Healthcare Agencies Should Run MVR Checks & Monitoring

When hiring home healthcare workers, it's easy to think you should focus only on popular pre-employment checks, like education verification and drug testing. Don't get us wrong—those things absolutely matter. But another background check exists ...


Common Types of Elder Abuse & How to Prevent Them

The statistics on elder abuse are startling. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that 1 in 10 Americans aged 60 or older has experienced some form of elder abuse. This results in five million older Americans being abused each year.


3 Key Insights You Can Learn from a Social Media Background Screen

Pre-employment background checks are all about understanding behavior. For example, does the person use illegal drugs? Does the person drive recklessly? Does the person steal—or worse?


Negligent Hiring Will Cost You in More Ways Than One

In a 5-0 decision on Friday, June 17, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Keiths, an elderly couple who survived a home invasion robbery plotted against them by an employee of the home health care agency they hired. The jury ...


Avoiding In-Home Care Abuse Starts with Background Checks

As a home health care provider, you have the best intentions in mind when it comes to your clients and their loved ones’ care. Sadly, that isn’t always the case with every provider.

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