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29.01.2017 : News

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

2016 was an exciting journey for us at Garda Background Screening Solutions. We established partnerships with numerous new clients, launched improved mobile-friendly interfaces for both our candidate and client websites, recruited new talent within our ranks and we ended the year on a high note by being acquired by the internationally-renowned Mintz Group, a leading due diligence, investigation and background screening firm.

We do not intend 2017 to be any less exciting – quite the contrary. We are thrilled to tell you that we will be officially announcing our new company name on February 1st. This brand change will usher in a new chapter in our story where we will pursue further international growth while continuing to constantly promote operational expertise in Canada, uphold best practices, and keep pushing the boundaries of technological innovation in the background screening industry.

 

09.07.2019 : News

Are background checks important for self-employed workers?

According to a recent study of the Canadian employment sector, nearly 45% of the Canadian workforce will be self-employed by 2020. These revealing figures show that an increasing number of companies are dealing with freelancers to perform a variety of tasks that are often essential to their operations. However, some organizations don’t pay as much attention to the hiring process for their freelancers as they do for hiring full-time employees…. Lire la suite »

10.06.2019 : News

How to prepare for a background check

Employers who conduct background checks on their candidates want to confirm certain information about them and make certain that they will be a good fit for the company and not pose any risk to their organization.
If you are in the top tier of candidates to fill a position, the hiring manager may want to conduct a background check before hiring you. Your work experience, education, references, verification of identity, criminal history or any relevant verification to the position you applied for may be reviewed as part of this process.
If you want to land the position, you should do everything possible to be adequately prepared for this potential situation. Find out how.

10.06.2019 : News

Employers: Why should you verify the status of a professional trade or accreditation?

Construction workers, engineers, technicians, teachers… nowadays, 20% of professions in Canada require a professional trade or a certification delivered by specific regulatory bodies in each province.
Hiring a candidate for a position requiring such accreditation requires companies to verify the status, the accuracy of the title of the trade and the legitimacy of the institution that delivered it.