Why Should I Run A Background Check On Myself?

Why Should I Run A Background Check On Myself?

Few things are more nerve-wracking than an unexpected background check. Whether you are interviewing for a new job, signing a lease on an apartment or applying for a volunteer opportunity, waiting on results may cause some stress.

Jail vs. Prison: What's the Difference?

Jail vs. Prison: What's the Difference?

"Jail" and "prison" are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between these two terms. Learn what it means if someone has been in jail versus in prison.

Going to Atlanta for the Super Bowl? Check Out Your Airbnb Host First

Going to Atlanta for the Super Bowl? Check Out Your Airbnb Host First

Congrats, you’ve scored tickets to see Super Bowl LIII! However, if you waited too long to book your trip to Atlanta, you probably couldn’t find an affordable nearby hotel.

You May Want to Check Your Background Search Results Before That Next Meeting or Interview

You May Want to Check Your Background Search Results Before That Next Meeting or Interview

It is to be expected that people meeting for the first time will often do some due diligence beforehand, whether the context is dating, business proposals or otherwise.

How to Try and Find Out If Someone Is In Jail or Arrested

How to Try and Find Out If Someone Is In Jail or Arrested

If you’re familiar with Dirty John, you might think it seems far fetched and there’s no way it could happen to you. The popular podcast and newspaper series is based on a true story, and recently it was turned into a Bravo TV series.

Does Bravo's 'Dirty John' Live Up to Its True Crime Inspiration?

Does Bravo's 'Dirty John' Live Up to Its True Crime Inspiration?

Bravo’s _Dirty John _just premiered on November 25, and it’s already got people buzzing. The show, adapted from the popular true crime podcast of the same name, is a fictionalized version of the very real story of Debra Newell, a wealthy divorcee who fell for a seemingly perfect man with a troubling past.

What Does An FBI Background Check Entail?

What Does An FBI Background Check Entail?

News online, in print, and cable networks kept a close eye on Brett Kavanaugh, the now-appointed Supreme Court Judge, during the recent public hearings on his nomination.

Napa Valley Winery Murder: A Cautionary Tale About Business Partnerships

Napa Valley Winery Murder: A Cautionary Tale About Business Partnerships

In March of 2015, Napa Valley police received a disturbing call from 48-year-old businessman and investor Emad Tawfilis, who said he’d been shot and was being chased through a vineyard.

Top 3 Surprising Things in a Background Check Other Than a Criminal Record

Top 3 Surprising Things in a Background Check Other Than a Criminal Record

When people think of background checks, their minds tend to go immediately to criminal incidents, but background checks actually provide a wide range of information beyond any criminal history.

Three Big Mistakes You Can Possibly Avoid By Running a Background Check

Three Big Mistakes You Can Possibly Avoid By Running a Background Check

Mistakes: we all make them. But the power of Internet research has helped greatly reduce unneeded and potentially costly mistakes in our lives. Easy access to public data in the form of a background check has made unnecessary mistakes even more avoidable.

Background Checks: Before You Freak Out, Read This

Background Checks: Before You Freak Out, Read This

So, you ran a background check on someone and found something that has you alarmed. Your suspicions have been confirmed, your intuition has proven correct….or has it?