Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Are you caught up in a fairy tale or horror story with your ATS integration?
Avoid a “Grimm” ending by getting prepared! Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:00 pm ET.

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First Advantage Wins Reader's Choice Award

First Advantage voted as 2016 “Readers’ Choice for Pre-employment Screening”. "This award is designed to highlight these extraordinary firms — the ones our readers think are the very best at what they do.”

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Reader's Choice Award 2016

All Lines Tightened

Gain insight into the background screening environment in EMEA, including key FCA and PRA
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Do Higher Deposits Deliver?

82% of multi-family properties are using an outdated approach.
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Employment Screening in Canada

Our report on employment screening in Canada provides insight into how background checks are conducted in Canada, with a particular focus on the financial services industry.

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Electronic ACA Information Returns due to the IRS This Week

If you are a self-insured employer, applicable large employer, or a health coverage provider that is electronically filing ACA Information Returns with IRS, this must be done by this Thursday, June 30.  This deadline was originally March 31, but the IRS extended it for this first year of filing only.  Future years’ filing deadlines will very likely be earlier in the year as the ACA Information Returns process become more standardized. 

Screening Senior Executives

Leadership is more than a position or title; it is action and example. When companies rely on their senior executives to set strategic direction, galvanise employees and steer them towards success, appointing the right captain becomes mission-critical. This process begins with acquiring an accurate and in-depth understanding of the candidate’s background. 

It is a common misconception that candidates for a senior executive position would not stoop to falsifying or hiding information. In a perfect world, we could perhaps accept everything provided by a candidate at face value. In reality, however, discrepancies do exist. 

Insurer Highmark Sues Federal Government for ACA Dollars

Pittsburgh based insurer Highmark alleges that it is owed nearly $223 million under the ACA. The lawsuit claims that the US government violated the ACA’s “risk corridor payment obligations,” a program created to help insurers cover potential losses from issuing policies on state Exchanges. Highmark’s suit, requesting the full risk corridor payments for 2014, sites the language of the ACA and Exchange Marketplace contractual language.

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As the trusted partner of over 45,000 organizations worldwide, we at First Advantage provide easy-to-understand background screening results so you can confidently make decisions about prospective employees, vendors and renters. Not only does this safeguard your brand, but you also arrive at dramatically better background insights – insights you can rely on. It’s time to partner with First Advantage. Now in 27 locations, with 5,600 employees across 13 countries and conducting over 54 million international background screens annually. We are your First Advantage.