"Focus on Human Resources" piece on Portland-based Professional Assertion Servic
"Focus on Human Resources" piece on Portland-based Professional Assertion Services Inc., a company that hopes to provide pre-employment background checks and certifications for individuals. Although the firm has no clients yet, the concept is that an independent licensed private investigator will perform a background check on a candidate using audit-like standards. If the candidate passes the auditing process, they can use the phrase "PAS certified" on their resume. Steve Bailey, president, says most companies do background checks on potential employees using public records databases for their information, the accuracy of which is questionable. With a related article on misinformation contained in public databases.
Employee screening, Professional Assertion Services Inc
Zicarelli, Rebecca, ""Focus on Human Resources" piece on Portland-based Professional Assertion Servic" (2004). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 2545.
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