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Since 2005, Hire Image LLC has provided reliable and comprehensive employment background checks and background screenings, and other background investigation services including national criminal and civil searches, drug screenings, employment, education and professional license verifications, tenant screenings, motor vehicle records, address and social security number traces, and credit reports. We enable our clients to make well-informed hiring and retention decisions, and are a valued partner in their success. We work with national and international companies, from small businesses to large corporations, ensuring that they hire the right people in their own image.

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Illinois Employers May No Longer Ask About Salary History

Effective September 29, 2019:  Illinois employers are prohibited from: (1) screening job applicants by requiring that the wage or salary history of an applicant satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, (2) requesting a wage or salary history as a condition of: being...

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FTC Imposes Record-Breaking Penalty on Facebook

Facebook will pay an unprecedented $5 billion penalty and submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  The charges against Facebook include violating a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about...

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Salary History Ban Becomes Law in New York State

Effective January 6, 2020:  Employers in New York are prohibited from inquiring into or relying upon the salary history of an applicant or employee in determining whether to offer a job and in setting that person’s salary.  Employers are also prohibited from...

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Next Up for Salary History Ban: Toledo, Ohio

Effective June 25, 2020:  Employers with 15 or more employees in the city of Toledo, Ohio are prohibited from inquiring about or using an applicant’s salary history: to screen job applicants, in deciding whether to offer employment, or in determining salary, benefits,...

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Upcoming Court Closures

In observance of Independence Day, All Courts are closed Thursday, July 4th; Some Courts are also closed Friday, July 5th, which will delay some reports.  Hire Image will be open July 5th . We wish everyone a safe and fun holiday!

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Protecting Against Cyber Breaches

Cyber breaches continue to demonstrate that people are the greatest vulnerability for even the most sophisticated organizations. Although it is easy to feel prepared by talking about firewalls, detection software, and encryption methods, employees continue to be the easiest means for hackers to gain access.


How Your Organization Can Survive Human Error

Christine Cunneen Discusses the Impact of Background Checks

To be effective in hiring practices involves delving into the background of applicants to get a better idea of their abilities and employment performance, while staying compliant.

Attention California Employers: Ban the Box and Salary History Laws Now Effective

California’s Ban the Box and Salary History laws are now in effect, as of January 1, 2018.  For additional information on these laws…


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