The RSI blog was created as a convenient way to share information and ideas that pertain to the multifamily housing industry and discuss employment screening best practices. As a full-service background screening company, Rental Services, Inc. knows the information we provide is key in your success, that’s why No One Checks Them Closer!
Are you aware of the Gramm Leach Bliley Act? You should if you’re
a client of Rental Services, Inc. or you access personally identifiable information
as part of a resident screening report. We’ve posted a copy of the Gramm Leach
Bliley Act on the RSI website and we recommend taking a moment to review the
complete document. Rental
Services, Inc GLBA link.
There are a
growing number of online options available to individuals looking for
background information.The increasing
accessibility of online background screening has fostered the misconception
that these checks are easier and cheaper than ever before…and that the
information available through an automated platform is of the same quality as
that obtained through a qualified credit or background investigator.
We live in a
society accustomed to having a wealth of information at our fingertips. The
internet is an endless resource for FREE information! However, the plethora of public
data does not necessarily make it any easier to generate quality screening
information. This is the first problem with online person search products: shockingly
poor quality. Online
companies are not able to adequately cross-reference for accuracy. The human
element is missing, and in that void lays the essential key to quality
screening.An inaccurate address could
lead to a complete dead-end, or worse, inf…