+1.877.796.2559 | Investors|

News

Company News

Your weekly source for information about the latest industry trends and solutions to help you navigate background checks.

Read Articles

Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Expert insight to help you better understand the complex world of screening outside of the U.S.

Read Articles

Screening Compliance Update

Your monthly source for the most timely and relevant news in the privacy and consumer regulatory arenas.

Read Articles

November 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Dec 6, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments CFPB Publication of Annual Maximum Charge for File Disclosures The...

Read More

Occupational Health Screening

By ClearStar | Nov 30, 2017 | Company News, Medical, Occupational Health Services

Staying healthy these days can be a complicated job. There are calories to count. (Or is it...

Read More

Mobile screening attracts younger drivers

By ClearStar | Nov 14, 2017 | Company News

It’s no big surprise. Convenience drives plenty of decisions. Whether it’s meal choices,...

Read More

What? You Use Vendors?

By Kerstin Bagus | Nov 14, 2017 | Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Occasionally, clients are surprised that their background screening providers use vendors to...

Read More

Medical and pre-employment screening

By ClearStar | Nov 2, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening, Medical, Occupational Health Services

In the big, broad world of information, health information ranks high as some of the most intensely...

Read More

October 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Nov 1, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Top 5 Tips for Conducting Pre-Employment Medical Exams In a recently filed...

Read More

Are marijuana laws changing employee screening?

By ClearStar | Oct 4, 2017 | Company News, Drug Screening

It’s pretty much a given. In the world of employee drug testing, screening for marijuana is...

Read More

The Value of Volunteering – Part 2

By Kerstin Bagus | Oct 2, 2017 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips, Working With Associations

This is a two-part blog on the topic of volunteering and the benefits you and your company receive...

Read More

September 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Oct 2, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments False Claim Participation in EU-US Privacy Shield Framework Three...

Read More

ClearStar’s ClearID/ClearContact Solution Named Top HR Product of 2017 by Human Resource Executive® Magazine

By ClearStar | Oct 2, 2017 | Awards and Certifications, Company News

ClearStar, a leading provider of background check technology and services, is proud to announce...

Read More

NAPBS 2017 Highlights

By ClearStar | Sep 27, 2017 | Company News

Despite the dramatic impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida, the National Association of Professional...

Read More

What should your pre-employment screening provider offer you?

By ClearStar | Sep 26, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Drug screening. Criminal records checks. DMV searches. Background screening is a broad term. But...

Read More

ClearStar Background Check Now Live on SAP® App Center

By ClearStar | Sep 25, 2017 | Company News

By integrating with SAP SuccessFactors® Recruiting, the ClearStar Background Check solution from...

Read More

Bad background screening experiences cost companies

By ClearStar | Sep 19, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Job interviews are all about evaluating the candidate, right? Well, not quite. Nearly 40...

Read More

ClearStar Brings Complete Mobile Background Screening to the Applicant

By ClearStar | Sep 18, 2017 | Company News

Employers are using ClearStar’s mobile screening suite to expedite applicant screening in the...

Read More

The Value of Volunteering – Part 1

By Kerstin Bagus | Sep 14, 2017 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips, Working With Associations

This is a two-part blog on the topic of volunteering and the benefits you and your company receive...

Read More

Vendor Management: Let’s Get Serious About Business Relationships

By ClearStar | Sep 12, 2017 | Company News

Any successful business understands the importance of building strong relationships with their...

Read More

More screening for licensed job holders may be coming

By ClearStar | Sep 7, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Here’s something you might not know: nearly one out of three jobs in America now require a...

Read More

August 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Sep 7, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FBI Biometric Database On August 1st, the FBI issued a final rule in the...

Read More

Partnering With Your Suppliers (not Vendors)

By Kerstin Bagus | Aug 11, 2017 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

We’ve recently had some service issues with one of our local fulfillment providers regarding a...

Read More

July 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Aug 1, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments New Form I-9 A new Employment Eligibility Verification form (aka the Form...

Read More

Sorting Through the H-1B Visa Debate

By ClearStar | Jul 11, 2017 | Company News, Global Screening

No matter what side of the H-1B visa debate you’re on, hiring talent from outside the U.S....

Read More

Changing Ordering Requirements

By Kerstin Bagus | Jul 10, 2017 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Have you had the experience where the ordering requirements for global searches constantly change?...

Read More

June 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jul 5, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments CFPB Petition to Enforce Civil Investigation Demand Recently a federal...

Read More

New Hires New Hires

Background Checks : Our Philosophy

By ClearStar | Jun 22, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Are background checks just about digging for dirt or finding skeletons in the closet? No, not at...

Read More

The Value of Privacy Designations

By Kerstin Bagus | Jun 13, 2017 | Global Privacy & Data Protection, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips, Working With Associations

There is no denying that in background screening we process a lot of personally identifiable...

Read More

Online Background Search Online Background Search

What Does Google Say About You?

By ClearStar | Jun 13, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Have you ever done a Google search on your name? What about on an applicant’s name? What you find...

Read More

May 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jun 1, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Proposed FCRA Liability Harmonization Act May 5th. This week Rep. Barry...

Read More

2017 Employment Screening Trends Part 2

By ClearStar | May 25, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

What an incredible year of change it has been so far – especially when it comes to employment...

Read More

White House White House

4 Things You Need to Know About FRCA Compliance

By ClearStar | May 16, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a must-know for all employers, recruiters, and HR staff. It...

Read More

Yes, We Do Need a Copy of the Diploma to Do a Global Education Verification

By Kerstin Bagus | May 11, 2017 | Global Background Searches, Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

A complaint we often receive in global screening is, “Why do I have to send you a copy of a...

Read More

Americans Fail Drug Tests, Employers Hire Refugees

By ClearStar | May 9, 2017 | Company News, Drug Screening, Employment Screening

The share of the American workforce testing positive for illicit substances hit a 10 year high in...

Read More

MultiLatin forms Strategic Partnership with ClearStar

By ClearStar | May 3, 2017 | Company News, Global Screening

MultiLatin, a leading provider of international background screening in Latin America, today...

Read More

April 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | May 1, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Confidentiality and Release of Information Under the DOT Drug and Alcohol...

Read More

March 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Apr 13, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Federal Trade Commission On February 10th, Capitol Network Distance...

Read More

Not Sleeping? Not Good. Taming 24/7 Worldwide Information

By Kerstin Bagus | Apr 13, 2017 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Ugh. Keeping up with things that impact our company and our clients in over 230 countries is a...

Read More

Recruiting on Social Media? Here’s What to Look Out For.

By ClearStar | Apr 11, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Social media is the new way people do business, and it isn’t going away anytime soon. Marketing,...

Read More

Volunteers, Non-Profit Volunteers, Non-Profit

Should I Background Screen My Volunteers?

By ClearStar | Apr 4, 2017 | Company News, Volunteer Screening

In 2015, over 62 million people in the United States volunteered at least once. Many nonprofit...

Read More

Recapping a Record-Setting NAPBS 2017 Mid-Year Conference

By ClearStar | Mar 30, 2017 | Company News

ClearStar is having a “record” year, and so it seems is the National Association of...

Read More

IntelliCentrics Announces Partnership With ClearStar Creating a Safer World

By ClearStar | Mar 28, 2017 | Company News, Drug Screening

IntelliCentrics, the healthcare industry leader with over +10,000 distinct installations of vendor...

Read More

What is a DPA, How Can I Find Them, and How Can They Help Me?

By Kerstin Bagus | Mar 16, 2017 | Global Operations, Global Privacy & Data Protection, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

And Why Do I Care? I’m in America (or India, or South Africa…) A DPA is a Data Protection...

Read More

February 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 2, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments CFPB Barred, For Now, From Naming Company Under Investigation Feb. 17: The...

Read More

What the FMCSA Testing Rate Means for You

By ClearStar | Mar 1, 2017 | Company News, Drug Screening, Trucking Industry

Transportation companies have had their eye on the latest news from the Federal Motor Carrier...

Read More

The New Normal – Recruiting and Retaining Millennial Applicants

By ClearStar | Feb 21, 2017 | Company News

Millennials have surpassed baby boomers to become the largest generational segment of the U.S....

Read More

What is Collection Limitation? And Why Should I Care?

By Kerstin Bagus | Feb 14, 2017 | Global Privacy & Data Protection, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

One of my very first interactions with my new co-workers at ClearStar was to explain the term...

Read More

ClearStar’s 2017 Industry Predictions

By ClearStar | Feb 7, 2017 | Company News, Data Security, Drug Screening, Employment Screening, Global Screening

Every year brings new opportunity. With the increasing speed of global innovation, being on top of...

Read More

January 2017 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Feb 2, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments CFPB Takes Action Against TransUnion and Equifax On January 3, 2017, the...

Read More

What’s New About the New I-9 Form?

By ClearStar | Jan 24, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

Any company looking to hire employees has something new to look out for this year. The U.S....

Read More

laD tlhIngan (Reading Klingon)

By Kerstin Bagus | Jan 19, 2017 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

If you are at all involved in Global Screening, you have been exposed to web pages, papers, and...

Read More

Buying a Gun? Here’s What Affects the Background Check

By ClearStar | Jan 17, 2017 | Company News, Employment Screening

This article will cover major points from the federal government level; but just like driving laws,...

Read More

Congratulations, Craig – This Month’s NAPBS Volunteer of the Month!

By ClearStar | Jan 10, 2017 | Awards and Certifications, Company News

Our very own VP of CRA Solutions, Craig Caddell has been chosen as the National Association of...

Read More

December 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jan 5, 2017 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Tenant Background Screening and the FCRA On November 28th, the FTC...

Read More

Data Security Done Differently

By ClearStar | Jan 5, 2017 | Company News, Data Security

A company’s handling of data protection is a hot topic now more than ever before. What makes...

Read More

How “Ban the Box” Could Affect Your 2017 Hiring

By ClearStar | Dec 30, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

Taking effect January 22, 2017, private employers in Los Angeles, Calif. will be required to "ban...

Read More

Why and How to Background Screen Your Date

By ClearStar | Dec 20, 2016 | Company News

Online dating is more popular than ever. An increasing number of relationships begin online, and...

Read More

5 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Background Screening Provider

By ClearStar | Dec 15, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

If you aren’t a background screening professional, odds are you aren’t an expert in all things...

Read More

It’s Noon Somewhere

By Kerstin Bagus | Dec 13, 2016 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Many of us have heard the story of someone’s aunt who would claim “It’s noon somewhere” to...

Read More

Benefits and Challenges of Hiring Remote Teams

By ClearStar | Dec 8, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

With an increasingly connected world, it has never been easier to hire a distributed workforce....

Read More

November 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Dec 2, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Judge’s Ruling Puts Statute of Limitations on CFPB Enforcement...

Read More

A Bad Hire Can Cost Small Businesses

By ClearStar | Dec 1, 2016 | Employment Screening

Small businesses employ a staggering 51% of all Americans. With a smaller amount of employees, the...

Read More

Why Should My Background Screening Company Have a Medical Review Officer?

By ClearStar | Nov 23, 2016 | Company News, Drug Screening, Employment Screening

A Medical Review Officer reviews lab results and procedures associated with an employer’s drug...

Read More

ClearStar Secures Place On Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ Ranking of Fastest Growing Companies in North America

By ClearStar | Nov 18, 2016 | Awards and Certifications, Company News

ClearStar, a leading provider of background check technology and services, today announced it...

Read More

Why Are You Selling Me an Illegal International Search? Part 2

By Kerstin Bagus | Nov 15, 2016 | Global Background Searches, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

This is the second part to the customer question about offering searches that may be considered...

Read More

What is the Difference Between Different Background Checks?

By ClearStar | Nov 10, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

What is the Difference Between Different Background Checks? When your company implements a...

Read More

October 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Nov 7, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FTC- Data Breach Guidance On October 25th, the Federal Trade...

Read More

3 Ways Your Applicants Could Cheat Your Drug Screening

By ClearStar | Nov 2, 2016 | Company News, Drug Screening

Drug testing can bring legal protection and peace of mind for employers. But, there’s a common...

Read More

Hiring Santa’s Helpers

By ClearStar | Oct 25, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

Though it’s only October, ‘tis already the season for seasonal hiring. U.S. retailers are...

Read More

Lessons on Applicant Privacy from “Snowden”

By ClearStar | Oct 18, 2016 | Company News, Uncategorized

Premiering last month, the movie chronicling the story of Edward Snowden reminds everyone about...

Read More

Why Are You Selling Me an Illegal International Search? Part 1

By Kerstin Bagus | Oct 13, 2016 | Global Background Searches, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

I love it when people ask me this question. It comes up in a couple of different ways. The...

Read More

My Prospective Tenant Has a Criminal Background – Now What?

By ClearStar | Oct 11, 2016 | Company News, Tenant Screening

Recently, there has been an announcement of new guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and...

Read More

Should My Company Use Social Media as Part of Our Background Screening?

By ClearStar | Oct 6, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

With the rise of social media, employers have never had more access to information about their...

Read More

September 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Oct 3, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Cyber-Insurance Bill On September 15th, Representative Ed Perlmutter...

Read More

From the Experts: an #NAPBS2016 Q&A

By ClearStar | Sep 29, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening, Global Screening

With the 2016 National Association of Professional Background Screeners Annual Conference winding...

Read More

ClearStar Managing Dir., Intl. & Strategic Initiatives, Elected to NAPBS Europe Chapter Board

By ClearStar | Sep 22, 2016 | Company News

The ClearStar team is proud to announce that Andy Hellman, our Managing Director, International...

Read More

ClearStar Achieves EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification

By ClearStar | Sep 21, 2016 | Awards and Certifications, Company News, Global Screening

We are proud to announce our certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield for the transfer of...

Read More

Just How Common is Resume Fraud?

By ClearStar | Sep 20, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

Resume fraud is on the rise in the post-housing-bubble economy. According to a CareerBuilder...

Read More

Top #NAPBS2016 Takeaways

By ClearStar | Sep 15, 2016 | Company News, Drug Screening

The countdown is on! In just three days, three thought leaders from ClearStar will present...

Read More

Global Alphabet Soup

By Kerstin Bagus | Sep 13, 2016 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Global Screening often involves a lot of acronyms. When I first started in global, I had no idea...

Read More

Your Quick-Start Guide to Protecting Applicant Data

By ClearStar | Sep 8, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

If the phrase “cybersecurity breach” has you picturing a scene from a hacker movie, you’re...

Read More

Adverse Media in Global Screening Webinar

By ClearStar | Sep 7, 2016 | Company News, Global Screening

Adverse Media in Global Screening Yes or No? Join us for this webinar as we cover the kinds...

Read More

August 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Sep 6, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FTC Enforcement Action On July 29th, the Federal Trade Commission...

Read More

All Background Checks Aren’t Created Equal

By ClearStar | Aug 30, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

It is likely that one of the greatest myths about background screening is that there is a...

Read More

The Benefits of Implementing a Pre-Employment Background Check Policy

By ClearStar | Aug 25, 2016 | Company News, Employment Screening

As a small business owner, you are probably curious about the pros and cons behind background...

Read More

5 Things You Need in Your Background Screening Partner

By ClearStar | Aug 18, 2016 | Company News, Uncategorized

When you start looking for a background screening provider, you’re probably bombarded with...

Read More

Organizing Global Data for Quick Reference

By Kerstin Bagus | Aug 16, 2016 | Global Operations, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a lot of files. You may think I know a lot but in reality I...

Read More

Medical Marijuana and Your Drug Screening Program

By ClearStar | Aug 9, 2016 | Company News, Drug Screening

Medical marijuana is now legal, on some level, in half the states in the USA. This puts many...

Read More

Ridesharing and Background Checks – The Latest News

By ClearStar | Aug 2, 2016 | Company News

You can’t miss the stories in the news lately. Ride sharing services are everywhere and expanding...

Read More

July 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Aug 1, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments DHS Cybersecurity On July 5th, the Department of Homeland Security...

Read More

How We Got Here – A Brief History of Background Screening

By ClearStar | Jul 26, 2016 | Company News

Whether you’re a business owner or an employee, odds are that if you have had a job, you have...

Read More

ClearStar Academy Presents: You Can’t Touch This! Protecting PII from Persistent Threats

By ClearStar | Jul 25, 2016 | Company News

Webinar Announcement ClearStar Academy Presents: You Can't Touch This! Protecting PII from...

Read More

Background Screen Preparation – Your Future Depends on It

By ClearStar | Jul 19, 2016 | Company News

When you first started your job hunt, you probably polished up your resume. You created some great...

Read More

Cheat Sheet: Background Screening Your Short Term Renters

By ClearStar | Jul 14, 2016 | Company News

No matter what time of the year, there are always travellers looking to rent. With more than 2...

Read More

June 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jul 5, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FBI Database On June 1st, Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber), Lyft,...

Read More

Background Screening Your Summer Employees

By ClearStar | Jul 5, 2016 | Company News

We know you like to read the ClearStar Blog while sitting poolside, sipping on a refreshing...

Read More

What Brexit Means For Employers and Background Screening Companies

By Kerstin Bagus | Jun 30, 2016 | Global Privacy & Data Protection, Kerstin's Global Screening Tips

The world was stunned last week when citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the...

Read More

Ban the Box: What the Movement Means for Your Business

By ClearStar | Jun 28, 2016 | Company News

You have heard the phrase non-stop for the last year. Your state may have even passed legislation...

Read More

The Top 5 Mistakes You’re Making on Background Checks

By ClearStar | Jun 21, 2016 | Company News, Global Screening

If you have arrived at this article, you have probably already made the decision to background...

Read More

Background Screening and the Freelancer Economy

By ClearStar | Jun 16, 2016 | Company News

Companies in many industries are required to screen nearly everyone their business hires. This...

Read More

ClearStar Welcomes Paul de Naray – Director of Cybersecurity

By ClearStar | Jun 14, 2016 | Company News

ClearStar is proud to announce that Paul de Naray has joined our elite team as Director of...

Read More

Checkpoint Cleared — ClearStar Retains NAPBS Accreditation

By ClearStar | Jun 8, 2016 | Company News

At ClearStar we strive to be a valuable partner to each and every one of our customers — and we...

Read More

May 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jun 2, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Federal Background Checks On April 29th, Nextgov reported that the...

Read More

ClearStar Spotlight: Kerstin Bagus Speaking at 3rd Annual Compliance Leaders Summit

By ClearStar | May 27, 2016 | Company News

We’re proud to announce that Kerstin Bagus, our Director of Global Initiatives, has accepted...

Read More

Introducing ClearID and ClearContact ­ Your Casual Labor Verification and Management Solutions

By ClearStar | May 25, 2016 | Company News

The economy is always changing, and ClearStar is always innovating. According to research in...

Read More

ClearStar Changes the Face of Background Screening With Biometric Facial Identification and On-The-Go Casual Labor Management Smartphone Solutions

By ClearStar | May 25, 2016 | Company News

Employers are using ClearID and ClearContact to create and manage a qualified casual labor...

Read More

What’s Behind Your Global Screening?

By ClearStar | May 19, 2016 | Company News, Global Screening

ClearStar Global Screening — giving you access to more than 2, 000 searches in over 230...

Read More

Why should you background screen?

By ClearStar | May 12, 2016 | Company News

More than two thirds (69%) of employers run criminal background checks. Are you one of them? If you...

Read More

Customization Matters

By ClearStar | May 5, 2016 | Company News

We live in a world tailored to us. Facebook delivers you highly relevant ads, Target prints off...

Read More

April 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | May 3, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments HUD Guidelines on Background Screening On April 4th, the U.S....

Read More

Your NAPBS Mid-Year Takeaways

By ClearStar | Apr 19, 2016 | Company News, Drug Screening, Global Screening

Another year, another stellar National Association of Professional Background Screeners Mid-Year...

Read More

3 Ways ClearStar is Changing Global Background Screening

By ClearStar | Apr 7, 2016 | Company News, Global Screening

As the hunt for top-tier talent goes global, it’s more important than ever that your company...

Read More

March 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Apr 1, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FCRA Legislation On February 25th, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)...

Read More

The Value of Background Checks – A Legally Compliant Screening Program

By ClearStar | Mar 7, 2016 | Company News

The following article is presented courtesy of Montserrat C. Miller, a partner in the Privacy and...

Read More

February 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 1, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FTC / Identity Theft On January 28th, the Federal Trade Commission...

Read More

January 2016 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Feb 3, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FMCSA The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has...

Read More

December 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jan 5, 2016 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments U.S. / EU Safe Harbor On December 17th, the United States and the...

Read More

Reflecting on 2015: Company & Screening Industry Developments

By ClearStar | Dec 29, 2015 | Company News

As we look back on 2015, we are astonished at the remarkable developments both for our company...

Read More

ClearStar Selected to 100 Most Promising Oracle Solution Providers List

By ClearStar | Dec 28, 2015 | Company News

As as leading technology and service provider to the background check industry, we are proud to...

Read More

November 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Dec 3, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments CFPB Enforcement On October 29th, the Consumer Financial Protection...

Read More

Reducing Risk of Lawsuits over Disclosure Forms

By ClearStar | Dec 1, 2015 | Company News

A rash of class action lawsuits is forcing employers to defend their background check...

Read More

3 Factors to Consider when Selecting a Background Checks Vendor

By ClearStar | Nov 18, 2015 | Company News

When companies trust a background screening company with their hiring needs, there are many...

Read More

The Path Forward For Privacy: Safe Harbor Is Not “Dead”

By ClearStar | Nov 9, 2015 | Company News

By: Kerstin Bagus,  Director of Global Initiatives Safe Harbor, specifically the U.S.-EU Safe...

Read More

EEOC, BMW & Background Screening Ramifications

By ClearStar | Nov 4, 2015 | Company News

In September, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that...

Read More

October 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Nov 4, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FTC Enforcement On October 21st, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

Read More

Stale Data Raises the Stakes: Compliance Is Your Best Protection

By ClearStar | Nov 2, 2015 | Company News

This list of judgments has become an all too familiar sight… Smith v. HireRight:...

Read More

How the Sausage is Made: Global Screening, Verifications & Non-criminal Records

By ClearStar | Oct 26, 2015 | Global Screening

Introduction What actually goes into different screening services globally, such as...

Read More

How the Sausage is Made: Global Screening & “Criminal” Databases

By ClearStar | Oct 19, 2015 | Global Screening

Introduction What actually goes into different screening services globally, such as...

Read More

8 Things Every NYC Employer Needs to Know

By ClearStar | Oct 14, 2015 | Company News

New York City recently enacted two new background check laws, the Stop Credit Discrimination in...

Read More

How the Sausage is Made: Global Screening & Search Types

By ClearStar | Oct 13, 2015 | Global Screening

Introduction What actually goes into different screening services globally, such as...

Read More

September 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Oct 7, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Furnisher Rule On September 16th, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

Read More

How the Sausage is Made: What really goes into Global Screening

By ClearStar | Oct 7, 2015 | Global Screening

Introduction What actually goes into different screening services globally, such as...

Read More

ClearStar Chief Financial Officer to Keynote LSEG Americas Listing Seminar

By ClearStar | Oct 1, 2015 | Company News

NEW YORK, October 1, 2015 — ClearStar, a leading provider of background check technology and...

Read More

Top 9 Takeaways from the NAPBS Annual Conference

By ClearStar | Sep 30, 2015 | Company News

By: Craig Caddell and Kerstin Bagus As we reflect on another successful NAPBS Annual Conference,...

Read More

Latest News & Resources for US–EU/Switzerland Safe Harbor

By ClearStar | Sep 25, 2015 | Company News

U.S.-EU & U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework (“Safe Harbor”) for data transfer can be seen as...

Read More

Join us at the NAPBS Annual Conference in Austin

By ClearStar | Sep 17, 2015 | Company News

ClearStar is looking forward to the upcoming NAPBS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, where we...

Read More

Key Highlights From Our August Privacy Digest

By ClearStar | Sep 10, 2015 | Company News

We recently published our latest privacy digest, which features the latest news and developments...

Read More

August 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Sep 2, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Background Checks On August 13th, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

Read More

ClearStar to Attend HR Florida Conference as Hiring Heats Up

By ClearStar | Aug 26, 2015 | Company News

This week, ClearStar is excited to join 1500+ human resource professionals at the HR Florida...

Read More

July 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Aug 3, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Background Checks On June 24th, Representative Donald Beyer (D-VA)...

Read More

OPM Data Breach Overview: What Happened and What to Do About It

By ClearStar | Aug 3, 2015 | Company News

In April of this year, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reported that current and...

Read More

June 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jul 2, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Judicial Redress Act Sens. Christopher Murphy (D-CT) and Orrin Hatch...

Read More

May 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Jun 5, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Data Security and Data Breach Legislation On May 1st, Representatives...

Read More

ClearStar Pre-Employment Background and Drug Screening Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

By ClearStar | May 18, 2015 | Company News

Oracle Talent Management Cloud customers can now access ClearStar Pre-Employment Background and...

Read More

Key Highlights From Our April Privacy Digest

By ClearStar | May 7, 2015 | Company News

April was a busy month in the background check industry, as new laws and regulations are rapidly...

Read More

April 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | May 5, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FTC Settlement On April 13th, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

Read More

Supreme Court to Consider Constitutional Limits on Statutory-Damages Suits

By ClearStar | Apr 30, 2015 | Company News

On Monday, April 27, 2015, the Supreme Court agreed to hear an important constitutional case...

Read More

Several Bills Present Threats in Texas as Session Approaches Critical Phase

By ClearStar | Apr 28, 2015 | Company News

NAPBS is working on a number of problematic bills in Texas as the legislature approaches a critical...

Read More

NYC Council passes “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act”

By ClearStar | Apr 24, 2015 | Company News

On April 16, 2015, the New York City Council passed the "Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment...

Read More

“Ban the Box” and its Impact on Hiring Practices

By ClearStar | Apr 22, 2015 | Company News

To institute fair hiring practices concerning past convictions, there is a growing movement...

Read More

3 Takeaways from the NAPBS 2015 Mid-Year Conference

By ClearStar | Apr 20, 2015 | Company News

As both a sponsor and exhibitor at NAPBS, we’re always proud to support the Mid-Year Legislative...

Read More

March 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Apr 16, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments White House / Consumer Privacy On February 27th, the White House...

Read More

ClearStar expedites Drug Screening Process through integration with Mobile Wallets

By ClearStar | Apr 8, 2015 | Company News, Drug Screening

New integration with Apple’s iPhone Passbook and Google Wallet, a first in the industry,...

Read More

February 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 20, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Healthcare.gov On January 30th, U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK)...

Read More

January 2015 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 20, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Personal Data Notification & Protection Act On January 12th, the...

Read More

December 2014 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 20, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments FTC Settlement On December 31st, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

Read More

November 2014 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 20, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Background Checks On November 17th, the U.S. Senate passed S. 1086,...

Read More

October 2014 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 20, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Background Checks On September 30th, the Equal Employment Opportunity...

Read More

September 2014 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 3, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

Federal Developments Credit Reporting On September 10th, the House Financial Services...

Read More

August 2014 Screening Compliance Update

By Nicolas Dufour | Mar 3, 2015 | Screening Compliance Update

State Legislation Background Checks On August 4th, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D)...

Read More

ClearStar Acquires SingleSource Services Corporation

By ClearStar | Feb 9, 2015 | Company News

ClearStar,  the technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to...

Read More

ClearStar Wins First Significant UK Contract

By ClearStar | Nov 18, 2014 | Company News

ClearStar, the technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to...

Read More

ClearStar Establishes Technology Sales Team with Appointment of Craig Caddell as Vice President of CRA Solutions

By ClearStar | Nov 11, 2014 | Company News

ClearStar, a technology and service provider to the background check industry, is proud to...

Read More

ClearStar Ranks on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Seventh Consecutive Year

By ClearStar | Sep 3, 2014 | Awards and Certifications, Company News

ClearStar, a technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to...

Read More

ClearStar Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Nicolas Dufour as General Counsel

By ClearStar | Jul 28, 2014 | Company News

ClearStar, a technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to...

Read More

ClearStar’s Medical Information Services Division Grows Four-Fold Over Past Two Years

By ClearStar | Mar 5, 2014 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased...

Read More

ClearStar VP and CIO/CISO, Ken Dawson, Jr., Achieves Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification

By ClearStar | Dec 4, 2013 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background check technology and service provider, announced today that VP...

Read More

ClearStar Honored by Inc. Magazine for the Sixth Consecutive Year – Inc. 500|5000

By ClearStar | Aug 26, 2013 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background check technology and service provider, announced today that they...

Read More

ClearStar Logistics Awarded Accreditation by National Association of Background Screeners

By ClearStar | Aug 14, 2013 | Company News

ClearStar announced today that ClearStar Logistics, its background screening and services company,...

Read More

ClearStar Launches CourtMojo™ – New Court Automation Technology

By ClearStar | Apr 15, 2013 | Company News

ClearStar today announced the launch of CourtMojo™, automating the processing of county criminal...

Read More

ClearStar MRO Attends and Sponsors 2013 DATIA Conference and Expo

By ClearStar | Apr 9, 2013 | Company News

ClearStar Medical Review Office is attending and sponsoring the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry...

Read More

ClearStar CEO, Robert J. Vale, Jr., Honored Among 2012 Top 25 Entrepreneurs of Atlanta

By ClearStar | Nov 19, 2012 | Company News

ClearStar, a trusted provider of background check technology, strategic services and...

Read More

ClearStar Honored by Inc. Magazine for the Fifth Consecutive Year – Inc. 500|5000

By ClearStar | Aug 21, 2012 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background check technology and service provider, announced today that they...

Read More

Ken Dawson to Present on HR.com on Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication

By ClearStar | Nov 11, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, as a leading background check technology and service provider is pleased to share that...

Read More

ClearStar Awarded Recognized as NAADATP by DATIA

By ClearStar | Oct 5, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background check technology and service provider, today announces that the...

Read More

ClearStar Honored by Inc. Magazine for the Fourth Consecutive Year – Inc. 500|5000

By ClearStar | Aug 25, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background check technology and service provider, announced today that they...

Read More

ClearStar Develops and Implements Multi-Factor Authentication Security Enhancement

By ClearStar | Aug 4, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, Inc., a leading background check technology and service provider, today announces the...

Read More

ClearStar Logistics Announces Maureen Plotke as Director of Sales

By ClearStar | Apr 21, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar Logistics, Inc., a leading background screening industry services provider, today...

Read More

ClearStar Logistics Attains U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Background Check Safe Harbor Certification

By ClearStar | Apr 7, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar Logistics, Inc, a leading background screening industry services provider, today...

Read More

HR Integrations and ClearStar Create Strategic Partnership

By ClearStar | Mar 21, 2011 | Company News

HR Integrations, the leading integrations network and exchange for the human resource (HR) market,...

Read More

ClearStar Medical Review Office Announces WebCCF

By ClearStar | Mar 17, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar Medical Review Office, a third-party drug testing administrator and medical review...

Read More

International Screening Solutions Partners with ClearStar to Better Deliver International Screening Technology and Services

By ClearStar | Mar 10, 2011 | Company News

International Screening Solutions, Inc. (ISS), the leading wholesaler of international background...

Read More

ClearStar Announces Lydia Wray as Director of Technology Sales

By ClearStar | Mar 4, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, an innovative technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar Logistics Announces Open Integration to Shared Confidence, New Non-Profit Volunteer Background Screening Program

By ClearStar | Feb 25, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar Logistics, a leading background screening industry services provider, today announced...

Read More

ClearStar Enhances International Background Screening Technology Capabilities and Certifies Safe Harbor Compatibility

By ClearStar | Jan 25, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background screening industry technology and services provider, today...

Read More

ClearStar Releases ScreenMeNow Direct Applicant Data Entry Solution. First Shared Source Code for Background Screening.

By ClearStar | Jan 10, 2011 | Company News

ClearStar, a leading background screening technology and service provider, announced today the...

Read More

ClearStar combines relaxed culture with savvy business sense

By ClearStar | Sep 10, 2010 | Company News

ClearStar, a firm providing technology and services to companies that screen potential tenants and...

Read More

ClearStar.net Honored by Inc. 5000 for Third Year as One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

By ClearStar | Aug 25, 2010 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.net Appoints Screening Industry Executive Vincent Pascarella President

By ClearStar | Aug 24, 2010 | Company News

ClearStar.net, an innovative technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.Net Celebrates 15 Years Serving Background Screening Industry

By ClearStar | Jun 5, 2010 | Company News

ClearStar.net, an innovative technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.Net Opens New Corporate Office in Alpharetta

By ClearStar | Nov 10, 2009 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

GAPRS Integrates with ClearStar.net to Provide More Efficient Ordering System

By ClearStar | Oct 1, 2009 | Company News

G.A. Public Record Services, Inc. (GAPRS), the nationwide public record search specialist,...

Read More

Inc. 5000 Again Ranks ClearStar.net as One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

By ClearStar | Aug 17, 2009 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.net Launches Developer Community – Free Online Portal Brings Developers Together for Collaboration

By ClearStar | May 27, 2009 | Company News

ClearStar.net, the leading technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

Background Buzz Interviews Bob Vale

By ClearStar | May 5, 2009 | Company News

We invite you to pull up a chair, grab a latte and join us in the Background Bistro. This week's...

Read More

ClearStar.net Announces Collaborative Filtering Feature – Streamline™ Reduces Data Entry Requirements and Simplifies Ordering

By ClearStar | Apr 17, 2009 | Company News

ClearStar.net, the leading technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

Proforma Screening Solutions Announces E-Authorize Data Collection and Applicant Management Tool

By ClearStar | Apr 10, 2009 | Company News

Proforma Screening Solutions is pleased to announce the release of the E-Authorize suite of...

Read More

ClearStar.net Helps National Screening Company Remain Focused on Delivering Customer Service

By ClearStar | Mar 25, 2009 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.net Earns Business Intelligence Competency in Microsoft Partner Program

By ClearStar | Jan 9, 2009 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.net Reports Record Revenues Despite Economic Downturn

By ClearStar | Dec 4, 2008 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading technology provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

Inc. 5000 Ranks ClearStar.net as One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

By ClearStar | Aug 26, 2008 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.net Launches Aurora Platform

By ClearStar | Apr 11, 2008 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

ClearStar.net Releases New Gateway Web Services

By ClearStar | Apr 10, 2008 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions for the employment and tenant...

Read More

ERC DATAPLUS to Deliver Services to ClearStar.net’s Business Owner Network

By ClearStar | Mar 20, 2008 | Company News

ERC Dataplus, Inc., a leading provider of recruiting software solutions, announced today that it...

Read More

Omni Data Retrieval Partners with ClearStar.net to Streamline Criminal Research Delivery

By ClearStar | Feb 14, 2008 | Company News

National wholesale criminal research firm Omni Data Retrieval announces that it has completed an...

Read More

ClearStar.net Expands Reach of Sales Team with Addition of Todd Shoulberg

By ClearStar | Dec 18, 2007 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information provider for the employment and tenant screening industry,...

Read More

Open Standards for HR Technology (HRO Today)

By ClearStar | Nov 1, 2007 | Company News

Today's technology provides standard integration points that enable the HR manager to select...

Read More

ClearStar.net Partners with SharperLending LLC to Deliver Broad Spectrum of Credit Data Services

By ClearStar | Oct 23, 2007 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information services provider for the background, employment and tenant...

Read More

ClearStar.net Transforms Background Information Reports with ClearStar.net Interactive Reporting™

By ClearStar | Sep 10, 2007 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading information services provider for the background, employment and tenant...

Read More

ClearStar.Net Partners with BRB Publications to Streamline Education Verifications and Simplify MVR

By ClearStar | Jan 3, 2007 | Company News

ClearStar.net, a leading service provider for the employment screening industry, announced today...

Read More

Sorry, no posts meet your search criteria. Please try a different category or author.