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2019 Background Screening Research Hub


Looking for the latest research and data about background screening trends and usage? We have compiled all the recent insights in background screening from renowned HR Analyst Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research. Keep scrolling to find our on-demand webinar, articles, and more. This page will be updated regularly, so bookmark it and check back.


Building a Business Case for Background Screening - Verified FirstBuilding a Business Case for Background Screening

Get our free guide, “Selecting a Provider and Building a Business Case for Background Screening.” According to a data from Aptitude Research, one out of three hiring organizations are looking to replace their background screening provider this year. In order to help talent acquisition professionals on their quest for a better provider, we paired up with Madeline Laurano, founder of Aptitude Research to share her insights in this handy guide.

On-Demand Webinar

Watch 'Background Screening Mistakes HR Cannot Afford to Make' on-demand at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Our expert analyst, Madeline Laurano, will explain how background screening can have a positive ROI. You'll learn how screening can impact your time to fill and the quality of hire. 

After viewing the hour-long webcast, you'll be eligible for one SHRM Recertification Credit.  The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute. 


Success Under the Big Top eBook

Download our free eBook, “Success Under the Big Top: The Mistakes HR Cannot Afford to Make in Background Screening and How to Avoid Them.” Our colorful cast of characters will guide you through the research data we learned during our webinar with Madeline Laurano. Fill out the form to download this entertaining eBook.



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Background Screening: Improving Your Talent Acquisition Strategy with Madeline Laurano


HR Ringleaders know it’s hard to find great performing talent in a low unemployment market. Witness the magic of how background screening helps you select and onboard the right candidate the first time. Get your tickets and join us in the big tent by downloading “Background Screening and the Hiring Circus.”

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