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About Zia Rhodes

Zia Rodes is a dedicated Customer Success Manager at EDIFY Background Screening, where she plays a crucial role in ensuring client satisfaction across various screening services including employer background checks, tenant screenings, and comprehensive drug tests. With her deep expertise in conducting criminal background checks, evaluating eviction and credit histories, and ensuring accurate drug test results, Zia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that aligns perfectly with Edify's commitment to service excellence and integrity. At EDIFY, Zia is renowned for her meticulous attention to detail and her ability to tailor solutions that meet the unique needs of each client, from small businesses to large corporations. Her approach is always grounded in the company’s core values of transparency, ethics, excellence, and compassion. She understands that every interaction is an opportunity to reinforce trust and reliability, ensuring that clients not only receive thorough background checks but also experience a process that is as smooth and transparent as possible. Zia’s extensive understanding of background screening processes, from criminal background histories to detailed checks of credit and eviction records, makes her an invaluable resource for clients needing diverse background check solutions. Her dedication to exceeding client expectations helps EDIFY stand out as a leader in comprehensive and trustworthy background screening services.

The Difference between a simple and extensive background check

Simple vs Extensive Background Checks: What's the Difference? When it comes to hiring new employees or renting out a property, conducting a background check is an essential step. But not all background checks are the same. Simple background checks might skim the surface with basic searches, while extensive background checks dive deep, uncovering [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:47-04:00April 12th, 2024|Background Checks|0 Comments

What Disposition Means on a Background Check

Background Checks: Interpreting Disposition Details When your job application process includes a background check, terms like "disposition date" or "guilty plea" can seem daunting. But don't worry, understanding these terms is easier than you might think. This guide is here to break down the nitty-gritty of disposition details in background checks, shedding light [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:50-04:00April 12th, 2024|Background Checks|0 Comments

Adverse Action What Is It, Why Does It Matter, and What You Need to Know?

The Rise of Employment Background Checks Welcome to the world of employment background checks, a crucial step in the hiring process that ensures the safety and integrity of the workplace. As we dive deeper, we'll explore the concept of adverse action—a term that sounds daunting but plays a vital role in hiring decisions. Let's [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:15-04:00March 15th, 2024|Small Business|Comments Off on Adverse Action What Is It, Why Does It Matter, and What You Need to Know?

What is the Most Common Background Check for Employment?

I. Introduction to Employment Background Checks Employment background checks are a critical step in the hiring process for many companies, designed to verify the accuracy of an applicant's claims and assess whether they pose any risk to the workplace. These checks aim to provide a thorough understanding of a candidate's history, including their work [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:51-04:00March 9th, 2024|Background Checks|Comments Off on What is the Most Common Background Check for Employment?

Background Check FAQs for Business Owners

In today’s hyper response and increasingly litigious culture, the pressure of starting, growing, and maintaining a healthy business is in large part dependent upon making the right hiring and firing decisions. Negligent hiring and retention lawsuits are becoming common and courts and juries are not sympathetic to companies that “should have known” the background [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:26:11-04:00February 29th, 2024|Small Business|Comments Off on Background Check FAQs for Business Owners

How to Drug Test Potential Employees Legally & Compliantly

How To Drug Test: Drug testing in the workplace is a contentious issue that raises questions about what employers can and can't do, and about employee rights and legal remedies when an employer makes a mistake. Employers have a right to maintain a drug-free workplace, but they must do so in a way that [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:26:14-04:00February 29th, 2024|Small Business|Comments Off on How to Drug Test Potential Employees Legally & Compliantly

4 Step Guide to Background Checks for Nonprofits

At EDIFY Background Screening, our journey began with a mission to elevate the standard of volunteer and applicant screening for non-profits and churches. Our founder, motivated by firsthand experiences of inadequate reports and lack of support from large screening firms while working in a non-profit, was driven to create a more effective solution. This [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:53-04:00February 29th, 2024|Nonprofits|Comments Off on 4 Step Guide to Background Checks for Nonprofits

What is an Instant Background Check and Why Isn’t it Enough?

In today’s fast paced hiring environment where time is of the essence to fill openings as soon as possible many organizations want the Nationwide Instant Background Check they see advertised on certain website where results are promised within seconds. The only problem is there is no such thing as an Instance Nationwide Background Check. [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:54-04:00February 29th, 2024|Background Checks|Comments Off on What is an Instant Background Check and Why Isn’t it Enough?

What Employers Need to Know about Hiring Someone with a Criminal Record

“What if my applicant has a criminal record?” This question comes up often because as employers you not only have a desire to hire the best employees, you also have a responsibility to protect your business, your existing employees, and the public at large. So what do you do when an applicant comes forward [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:26:15-04:00February 29th, 2024|Small Business|Comments Off on What Employers Need to Know about Hiring Someone with a Criminal Record

Tenant Screening Laws in North Carolina: What Landlords Need to Know

One of the responsibilities of a property manager is to procure qualified tenants for properties under management. Determining whether a tenant is “qualified” generally involves more than looking at a prospective tenant’s income. It requires looking at things like a prospective tenant’s employment history, rental history, criminal record, credit history and more. Each of [...]

By |2024-04-19T14:24:25-04:00February 29th, 2024|Landlords|Comments Off on Tenant Screening Laws in North Carolina: What Landlords Need to Know
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