Privacy Practice and Personal Information Disclosure

Pre-Employment Profiles, Inc., and Parker & Associates Professional Investigations, does not store or transfer any personal information to third parties outside the United States or its territories. No information is sold or distributed to any person other than in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act [FCRA], and the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act [ICRAA].

SHOULD I REMOVE THE CRIMINAL CONVICTION QUESTON BOX FROM MY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION?

August 05, 2014 Guest Contributor: Katy Raytis, Employment Law Attorney, Belden, Blaine & Raytis, LLP The recent “ban the box” movement is a national civil rights push that aims at assisting those with criminal backgrounds to find new employment. The concept is to preclude a prospective employer from having a question on a job application … Read more

Why do we need to verify resumes’ on every applicant before we hire them?

We hear that question almost every week.  Well, it is really quite simple. For one reason or another, a significant number of applicants tell outright lies on their resumes and applications. It’s estimated that 50% of all candidates resumes have some type of meaningful discrepancy: 35% of these discrepancies are related to employment dates, 29% … Read more

Using Social Media to Screen Job Applicants

While it is true that a great deal of information on job applicants may be found online using social networking sites such as Facebook, doing so could result in significant negative issues for human resource professionals and employers. Remember…just because information exists online does not mean that it is true nor is relying upon the … Read more

Riley Parker appointed to BSIS Advisory Committee

Bureau Chief Laura Alarcon recently appointed Riley Parker, Private Investigator, to a two-year term on the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Advisory Committee as an industry member representing Private Patrol Operators. The appointment of Parker will take affect on July 1, 2014.

Investigative Value of Social Security Numbers

  INVESTIGATIVE VALUE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS Proposed legislation would prohibit the sale of Social Security number information. As a result, private investigators would lose access to databases that are effective for helping distinguish individuals with similar names. This is particularly important with regard to women (who may assume their husband’s name). How the data … Read more

Vital Investigations

VITAL INVESTIGATIONS REQUIRE INFORMATION ACCESSThe private sector provides many invaluable investigative services to consumers, businesses and law enforcement agencies. In order to provide these essential services, it is vital for private investigators and security professionals to maintain their access to personal and unique identifying information. These essential services include, but are not limited to: Preventing … Read more