M&A Insight #3 For Background Screeners

June 22nd, 2021

Nugget #3: I am writing to share a gift with you. HINDSIGHT The ONE Thing You Can Do TODAY to Ensure Business Success Tomorrow When the time comes to sell your business will you be totally satisfied/happy or frustrated/regretful? Much of what I do with M&A transactions is to ensure owners are set up for success […]

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Podcast featuring Bruce Berg

Bruce had the chance to catch up with Tim Santoni of Santoni Backgrounds. Tim invited Bruce to join the guest spot on the Background Screening Tips and Tech podcast. The two cover a variety of pressing business issues impacting CRAs right now. Topics such as: profitability, the future of business and the Berg’s Background Business […]

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Berg Consulting Group Acts as Intermediary in Sale of S.O. Screening

August 12th, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Berg Consulting Group is proud to announce their intermediary work for the sale of “S.O. Screening” a pre-employment screening company. Both the owner of “S.O. Screening” and the owner of the acquiring company are extremely happy with the transaction.  Interestingly enough, the owner of this decidedly small CRA wanted to […]

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Berg Consulting Group Celebrates 20 Years in Business

January 10th, 2020

Two Decades of Service, Growth and Visionary Business Solutions lead to milestone West Palm Beach, Florida: Berg Consulting Group, the renowned consulting firm dedicated to the background screening industry, has reached an exciting milestone as the business celebrates 20 years of consulting and helping background screening businesses achieve their goals. Thanks to the company’s experienced […]

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Background Screening Customer Service: A Big Opportunity

Recently, HR Executive Magazine mentioned customer service. The informative publication published survey results that can help background screeners. The numbers in the January/February 2019 issue are viewable  “90% of survey respondents say their customer-facing staff are their best organizational asset for shaping the customer experience, though 69% admit their front line employees currently find it […]

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Background Check Guidelines

Human Resources professionals have a lot to manage. One priority is legal compliance. Is your HR department up to date with the background check guidelines? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination but did you know that the EEOC continually reviews criminal record screening policies of employers? Read this article […]

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Largest Civil Penalty To Date Assessed to Background Screening Business

Did you hear about a tenant screener who recently settled for $3,000,000 with the FTC? The FTC alleged that the screener conducted faulty screenings.  See This tenant screener allegedly did not use best practices during the time in question. Are you selling criminal reports from so-called national databases? Are you selling criminal reports based on […]

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Revolution in the Background Screening Industry v.13.0

CRAs fight hard to stay relevant in a competitive, consolidating background screening industry. A new challenge appears with explosive news from First Advantage (See the press release here: PressRelease). This respected CRA is using a new mobile fingerprinting identity service you must learn about. This game changing technology could make your business obsolete. Powered by […]

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