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31.01.2017 : News

Who is Mintz Global Screening?

New name. New worldwide possibilities. Same unfaltering commitment to quality.

29.01.2017 :

Reliability Screening and Fingerprints: What You Need To Know About Public Services and Procurement Canada’s New Requirements

Fingerprints are becoming a mandatory requirement to work on Government of Canada contracts – is your organization ready?

29.01.2017 : News

Less than a week left until Garda Background Screening Solutions announces new company name

We will be announcing our new company name of February 1st – be the first to find out all about it!

12.12.2016 : Press releases

Mintz Group Acquires Garda Background Screening Solutions

Mintz Group LLC (“Mintz Group”), a leading global investigations firm, today announced the acquisition of Garda Background Screening Solutions (“Garda Screening”) from Champlain Financial Corporation.

22.03.2015 : News

Criminal Record Searches in Canada

Background Screening companies have been offering National Criminal record searches for approximately 15 years. In the beginning, police services were performing these searches based on a signed authorization provided by a candidate, accompanied by government issued identification.

02.02.2016 : News

Delving Deeper

In a limited job market it’s exciting to meet a candidate who seems ideal. Sometimes, though, a person’s credentials, references and personality don’t give a complete picture of his or her past.

05.03.2016 : News

Do you need C-TPAT?

Do you have to export your products to the United States? Or will you be doing so in the future? If so, it is of utmost importance to take all required measures to ensure a smooth process.

05.03.2016 : News, Media coverage

Do you really know your candidates?

Thanks to globalized markets, people are changing jobs much more frequently than ever before.

08.03.2016 : News

Getting The Big Picture

Normally, getting to know a person takes time. It’s why marriage proposals rarely happen on day one. Employers, however, are in the position of having to fast track the “get-to-know” process.

05.03.2016 : News

How to proceed after finding out a candidate might have a criminal record

No one wants to hire someone who will be a security risk to company property or a safety risk to the other employees.

08.03.2015 : News, Press releases, Media coverage

Pre-Employment Screening: A safe workplace in the making

When finalizing a contract with a client and than hearing the words “of course we will need criminal background checks done on each candidate” will mean to some of you; an added expense directly affecting your bottom line.

02.02.2016 : News

References: A required procedure or a valuable tool in the hiring decision?

We have found countless examples of candidate supplied references which were discovered to be false.

12.03.2016 : News

Reinforcing your hiring process

In our previous post, we provided tips to identify the best fit during the interview process.

10.02.2016 : News

Restoring simplicity to the hiring process

The basic question always remains the same – what can we do to protect ourselves?

05.03.2016 : News

Screening Tips – Job Interviews

Every company experiences it, you have a position to fill in and the resumes keep coming in droves.

08.03.2016 : News

Social Networks: The Pandora’s Box of Pre-employment Screening

At first blush, social networking sites seem like something too good to be true for hiring managers seeking unvarnished insights into job applicants.