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Perform Individualized Assessments – Screening Potential Employees

 by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com If you get results that are unsettling to you should consider performing a personal assessment. Inform the candidate of the results and inquire further about the results. Once you have gained more insight to the…

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Comply with State Laws – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com Federal law requires compliance when obtaining background checks. Failure to get the applicant’s authorization or following the proper disclosures can result in legal consequences including lawsuits against you in both state and federal court. Every state…

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The Adverse Action – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com “Adverse Action” is defined as, a denial of employment or any other decision for employment purposes based in whole or in part on a consumer report that adversely affects any current or prospective employee. FCRA…

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Have a No Criminal Record Policy – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com Fair employment laws require that you only make hiring decisions based on role-related and business-necessity criteria. Therefore, you should avoid bright line policies, such as refusing to hire anyone with any type of criminal record….

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Complete the Proper Background Check to the Job – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com You as an employer have an obligation under EEOC guidelines to ensure the type of background check you use matches the risk and responsibilities of the position and that the factors used to judge the…

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Applicant Consent – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com The first and most important step in employment screening is to obtain applicant or employee consent. You must make applicants aware that they will be subject to an employment background check, and the candidate/employee must…

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Use a Comprehensive Check – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com A background check should be comprehensive and cover all the necessary elements to make an informed decision about hiring. Comprehensive checks should include a criminal history, a reference and credential check, a driving record and…

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Run a Check without Permission – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com The first thing you need to know about background checks is that they can’t be done without the candidate’s permission. Employers are required to inform job seekers that they intend to perform a background check…

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How To Handle Problem Tenants

How to Handle Problem Tenants

  There are many instances of encounters with a horrible tenant, not all of which result in a court action. Once the lease agreement is signed and keys are exchanged, a landlord or property manager can only hope things go smoothly….

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10 Tips for First Time Multifamily Investors – #7: Tenant Applications & Screening

theRRD CEO Joe Killinger and special guest, Commercial Brokers International CEO, George Pino, talk about tips for first time multifamily investors. This is Part 7 of a 10 part series. Part 8 will be available tomorrow. To see the rest…

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