Gun Laws and Tragedies

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Is Las Vegas a lesson or just another senseless tragedy? We’ve had quite a few tragedies recently, the most recent being the Las Vegas massacre. Whenever a crazy person goes on a rampage, I’m asked about gun laws and background checks. Currently, there are laws stating you are required to have a background check to […]

Criminal Background Check for Uber Driver

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What the UBER, driver??? The Today Show ran a great story about an Uber driver who went on a shooting spree in between picking up customers. The question in the video was how effective are Uber’s background checks?  The answer may scare you.   See the video here:   The head of Uber security attempted […]

Things that drive me nuts

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I received a flyer from a local company today asking for my advertising dollars. I will not name the company, but I happen to know this local company does business with mostly national companies-business they could easily do with local companies.  I was tempted to mail back their form with a “I’ll advertise with you […]

Difference in Types of Background Checks – Types of Background Checks

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  My topic today is the difference in background checks-both in types and in providers. So, first let’s  talk about the difference between types of background checks. There are many types of background checks-from criminal, to motor vehicle, credit, eviction, civil records, I9s, etc. You can access background checks in many ways-online, snail mail or […]

Arrests versus Convictions – Background Checks

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Let’s talk about the difference between a criminal arrest and conviction and why it matters to you. First, a criminal arrest is just that- it means a person was arrested for some reason. A conviction is totally different. A conviction means the person has gone through the court process and is assumed guilty of a […]

Recent Tragic Death of Child-What Can We Learn from It?

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The death of Hailey Owens is something we still hear in the media. We were hit especially hard in Springfield, MO. What made it worse was the man who killed the little girl was a teacher’s aide, coach and trusted society member. Many questions were asked; many accusations thrown. The bottom line, though, is this […]