08.05.2018 : News

Why use a background check company before hiring a new employee?

Most employers who regularly hire new employees are well aware that an analysis of a candidate’s resume never provides all the answers. Often, when writing a resume, the candidate will purposely omit information that would make his or her application less attractive to recruiters and perhaps exaggerate information to make themselves more attractive. This is why hiring a background screener before moving forward with a candidate can be beneficial. These… Lire la suite »

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.

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.

22.03.2015 : News

Criminal Record Checks in Canada

Background Screening companies have been offering National Criminal record checks 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, Media coverage

Do you really know your candidates?

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

05.03.2016 : News

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

The reason for a criminal background check is inevitably to answer one question: Will this candidate be a security risk to my organization? While no one can tell for sure whether a person will have the motive or opportunity to commit a crime in the future, a person’s past behaviour is often a reliable risk indicator.

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.

08.03.2015 : News, Press releases, Media coverage

Pre-Employment Screening: A safe workplace in the making

Why do clients have the requirement for a background check? What do I do with the information once I have it? Am I even legally allowed to ask for this information?

02.02.2016 : News

The Reference Check: 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?

08.03.2016 : News

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

The use of social networking sites for pre-employment screening is fast becoming a minefield of legal dilemmas. People have sued companies that refused…