More Employers Finding Lies on Resumes

According to HR Dive, a “new survey by HireRight, found that 85% of employers uncovered lies on job applicants’ resumes. More employers are finding lies than they did five years ago, when the rate was 66%, according to HireRight’s 10th annual Employment Screening Benchmark Report.”  Fortune magazine reports that lies could be due to a [Read More…]

The Evolution of HR Systems: Improve Processes, Make Work Easier

A recent article from SHRM discusses the evolution of HR systems of record over the last decade. Author Josh Bersin says, The future of HR software is now very clear. We need to build and buy systems that make work easier; make life better; and help us learn, give feedback, collaborate and get aligned. These [Read More…]

Equifax and Fiserv Join to Provide Income and Employment Verification Services to Auto Lenders

Equifax announced today that Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, has built an interface between The Work Number®, provided by Equifax Workforce Solutions, a business unit of Equifax, and Automotive Loan Origination System from Fiserv. Together, the solutions provide faster and more robust income and employment verifications to their customers.  Refreshed [Read More…]

Income and Verifications Solution, The Work Number®, Expands Reach with Integration into Digital Matrix Systems, Inc. Platform

Equifax announced today that Digital Matrix Systems (DMS), a leading risk management solution provider, has established connectivity to The Work Number® to provide income and employment verifications to DMS clients. Equifax Workforce Solutions, a business unit of Equifax, provides The Work Number®. Refreshed each pay period, The Work Number® is the largest database of income [Read More…]

UPS: Simplifying Employment Verifications for Employers

Employees encounter life events and financial choices as consumers, such as buying a home or car that require the verification of employment and/or income. UPS relies on verifications through The Work Number® database from Equifax Workforce Solutions for instant employment and income verifications 24/7. Working with Equifax Workforce Solutions has made it easier for UPS [Read More…]

Verifications Bulletin: California Assembly Bill No. 1676 – Wage Discrimination

Situation In January 2016, the California Fair Pay Act became law, creating new gender pay equity protections under Labor Code section 1197.5. This Act was created to address the persistent gender wage gap and inequality in California and sets legislation in place to ensure that employers do not “pay any of its employees at wage [Read More…]

Webinar Summary: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

In our recent webinar, Montserrat Miller, a partner with the Privacy and Consumer Regulatory practice group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, explained how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) applies to verifications of employment and income. The webinar also addressed how employment verification services work generally, and discussed The Work Number® services as an example. [Read More…]

Webinar: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

Register for our upcoming webinar, “Income and Employment Verifications, Legal Compliance, and Employer Peace of Mind.” Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Fee: Free Duration: 1 hour Join us to learn how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates verifications provided by a [Read More…]

Gainful Employment: Department of Education Completers List

If you are an institution with one or more Gainful Employment (GE) programs, you should have received your Draft Gainful Employment Completers List from The Department of Education. The Completer Lists are utilized to identify the applicable students who graduated from GE programs from 2010 to 2012.  These graduates will be included in the first [Read More…]

Making the Right Hire: Verifications Help Decrease Risk

Situation The cost of making the wrong hire can be extremely detrimental to an employer. The actual cost can be more than the salary, benefits and training expense related to that employee, and can also include potential damages from litigation, injuries, headline risk, internal fraud, theft and embezzlement which can be enough to put a [Read More…]