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The Use of Gender Pronouns in Background Checks

More than 1 million nonbinary adults live in the United States today, according to a study revealed...

The Different Sex Offender Levels and What They Mean

What is a "Tier"? A Tier is a level in which a Sex Offender is categorized based on his/her sexual...

Not All Crimes Are Fingerprint Worthy

The FBI database used for employment and volunteer screening contains one tenth the records of a...

A Better Screen for Alabama Schools

Background screening in schools certainly has its challenges; however, it's an important part of...

Lowering Standards to Hire in a Tough Job Market – 4 Things You Can Do

We're living in a candidate-driven market, which means that the power is in the hands of the job...

National Databases: Safety Net or Total Solution

Our broader mission at BIB is to help businesses and communities protect their members and...

Why some courthouses take a long time to process searches

An important detail to understand about the length of time a background check takes is that it is...

Who Should You Be Screening and Why?

When it comes to running background checks, most people think of them as a tool to help protect...

Civil Records 101

Learn how civil searches are different than criminal and why it may be smart to add one to the...

Building a Better Database

Learn how BIB is building a better database! A  Guest Blog from our Research Department. BIB’s...