Posts Tagged ‘tenant screening’

Reference Checks vs. Social Media

August 15th, 2014 by Dodie

When researching someone’s background, whether it be part of a job interview process, or a background check for a rental application, the more information that you can gather, the better informed you will be. Because of this, some employers are now using social media either as part of the background research or to replace the […]

The Accuracy of Social Media

July 26th, 2014 by Dodie

With the growing number of people putting out every detail of their lives on social media sites you might consider using social media background checks on your potential employees or tenants. The idea is still somewhat new in this age so you might not know what a social media background check really consists of. As […]

In today’s world, there is a constant battle between internet-based companies and hackers over information – everyone’s information. Unfortunately, there is even some competition between internet-based companies and legitimate companies for large chunks of that same information. This includes legit companies such as those who perform tenant/employee background checks. As a landlord or employer, you […]

SIC and the Deep Web

July 21st, 2014 by Dodie

Thanks to the advent of social networking, information is available now more than ever in performing background checks on potential employees or tenants. However, the large amount of information available and the ever-increasing number of sources can make a complete analysis difficult for a single person. In addition, there are legal consequences of doing so […]

For decades, the professional norm has been to accept a resumé sent in by a potential employee and/or accept it after a background check or an interview process where an employee’s conduct and qualifications are assessed. Tenant screening follows a somewhat similar process. But what about investigating social networking sites for traces of irresponsible behaviors? […]