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In this edition of Screen News, we cover 10 of the top background screening news stories from last month. Remember, if your company has news, send it to so we can share it!

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Acxiom To Sell Background Screening Unit For $74 Mln
Acxiom Corp. (ACXM: News ) said Monday that it has agreed to sell its background screening unit, Acxiom Information Security Systems, or AISS, to Sterling Infosystems…


Employment Screening Resources Launches ESR Assured Compliance for Automated Compliance with Background Screening Laws
Nationwide background screening provider Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a San Francisco, CA-area firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background…


EmployeeScreenIQ Measures Hiring Attitudes in Third Annual Background Screening Trends Survey
What would you do? That's the question EmployeeScreenIQ is posing to human resources professionals confronted with hypothetical and thorny background check scenarios…


Backgrounds Online Announces A Newly Augmented International Background Check Service
Backgrounds Online, today announced their newly expanded International Background Search - a service that provides credit reports, identity verifications and criminal records reports to businesses…


HRO Today Names Orange Tree Employment Screening One of Nation's Top Background Screening Firms
HRO Today magazine, the nation's leading resource on human resources outsourcing, has named Orange Tree Employment Screening one of the nation's top 13 background…


Background Screening Industry Leader OPENonline Introduces Applicant Direct(TM), an Applicant Entry System Designed to Expedite the Hiring Process with Absolute Accuracy
As an innovative leader in the pre-employment background screening industry, OPENonline is proud to announce the launch of Applicant Direct, an easy-to-use, secure, cost effective…


The ESR Fifth Annual 'Top Ten Trends in Background Checks' for 2012
For the past five years, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – a nationwide background check company accredited by the National Association of Professional…


MBI Worldwide expands from one employee to big business
What started as a one-employee business in a spare bedroom in Carterville 12 years ago has expanded to national operation with international business. Kandi Chapman started MBI Worldwide in 1999, and…


Innovative Enterprises Announces the Promotion of Roy Brown to Chief Information Officer
Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and ancillary services, is…


Background Screening Accreditation Program Proof of Increased Emphasis on Professionalism in Industry
When the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) was formed in 2003 as a professional trade association for the background screening industry…



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