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TazWorks Announces New Criminal Database Filtering OptionsNo Image

TazWorks Announces New Criminal Database Filtering Options

TazWorks, the leader in integrations with quality data providers for Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) in the background screening industry, together with its partner Trade House Data, recently announced the release of new criminal database filters designed to improve the quality and flexibility of searches for its clients.

TazWorks 2017 in reviewNo Image

TazWorks 2017 in review

2017 has been an exciting year, and we’ve accomplished a lot. Look back at the highlights to make sure you didn’t miss out on any big improvements that could make your work easier, help you earn more, or help you save more.

Data Retention Webinar: How Long CRAs Should Keep Reports and Other InformationNo Image

Data Retention Webinar: How Long CRAs Should Keep Reports and Other Information

We've joined forces with Scott Paler to bring you an overview of industry best practices for data retention, as well as answering your questions about our upcoming data retention features and changes.

TazWorks New Data Retention & Security PoliciesNo Image

TazWorks New Data Retention & Security Policies

We’re making some changes to the way we retain and store data while still giving you the most flexibility possible in order to adhere to new industry standards. We're excited to share the first steps with you.

New drug testing provider: i3screenNo Image

New drug testing provider: i3screen

We’ve been working hard over the last year to significantly expand our drug screening capabilities to give you more power than ever to do everything you need to. We are releasing a new integration with i3screen that can take your drug testing program to new heights.

Transitioning TazWorks to TLS 1.2No Image

Transitioning TazWorks to TLS 1.2

On December 5, 2017, we will be disabling support for the TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 encryption protocols to align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. Make sure you know everything you need so you don't lose access to TazWorks.

Quest & InstaScreen have partnered for our most robust drug screening capabilities yetNo Image

Quest & InstaScreen have partnered for our most robust drug screening capabilities yet

We’ve significantly expanded our drug screening capabilities to give you and your clients powerful tools to manage everything and make the process as easy as possible for applicants.

You can now create linked accounts for users who need access to multiple clientsNo Image

You can now create linked accounts for users who need access to multiple clients

Often as a CRA, you have multiple clients that are related to each other in a hierarchy, which is why our system allows you to set up parent/child relationships when configuring your clients.

New compliance updates for ban the box in LANo Image

New compliance updates for ban the box in LA

Los Angeles enacted the Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance this year, restricting employers with ten or more employees from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history unless and until a conditional offer of employment has already been made.

Use single sign-on to make TazWorks even easier for your clients to useNo Image

Use single sign-on to make TazWorks even easier for your clients to use

You want to provide the most seamless experience for your clients possible, and it can get annoying if they have to constantly log in to different systems. So we’ve now added single sign-on capability, so when you provide your services to them, it can be integrated with the software they’re already using and they can transition from their system to yours with no extra steps—and no need for you to manually set up dozens (or thousands!) of users.

New ways to run driver record searches: Compass and CDLISNo Image

New ways to run driver record searches: Compass and CDLIS

In general, there are two ways you can run searches to collect driver information in your background screening report.

Click Boarding and TazWorks Join Partnerships for Knock-Out Employee OnboardingNo Image

Click Boarding and TazWorks Join Partnerships for Knock-Out Employee Onboarding

Click Boarding, an onboarding software that simplifies the new hire experience, and TazWorks, the leading background screening software provider, today announced a strategic partnership and integration to streamline the employee onboarding process.

TazWorks Introduces the 'Report Data Server'No Image

TazWorks Introduces the 'Report Data Server'

New Management reports will now run on our recently released Report Data Server (RDS) – a separate replicated database server – speeding up performance of InstaScreen™. The RDS has been optimized for management reports to run quickly and efficiently. We have also simplified the RDS database naming conventions and table structure for easier customization.

Avoid Costly Litigation with InstaScreens User Certification and QuickView ToolsNo Image

Avoid Costly Litigation with InstaScreens User Certification and QuickView Tools

According to Section 604(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, employers must certify that they have authorization to run a background check. Also, employers must ensure the applicant is provided with an opportunity to receive a “copy of the report” and a “description in writing of the rights of the consumer” before taking any adverse action. Recent litigation has proved to be costly for screening agencies and employers who are not current in their compliance practices. The blanket certification clause outlined in your contract may not be enough.

Strategic Partnership Between TazWorks and I-9 Advantage Simplifies the Form I-9 and E-Verify ProcessNo Image

Strategic Partnership Between TazWorks and I-9 Advantage Simplifies the Form I-9 and E-Verify Process

TazWorks LLC, a leading background screening software provider, is partnering with I-9 Advantage, a leading cloud-based Form I-9 compliance and E-Verify solution provider, to simplify the hiring process by streamlining background checks with automated employment eligibility and verification compliance procedures.

TazWorks' "Return to Simple"No Image

TazWorks' "Return to Simple"

I really enjoy the New Year traditions. I get so energized by the opportunity to reflect and continue improving. At TazWorks, we learned a lot over the course of 2013, and we have recommitted ourselves to return to what made our background screening software great. In 2014, our goal is a "Return to Simple"