Effective March 1, 2019, County House Research has acquired Know It All Backgrounds of Bensalem, PA. The acquisition expands CHR’s coverage and services in Delaware, cementing its status as a key industry provider.
Late last month, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that will substantially shape the way employers fulfill their disclosure obligations (required under both state and federal mandates) in the future. While the opinion does not directly affect providers like CHR or the jurisdictions we cover, the ruling sets a precedent for employers […]
It’s hard for me to believe, but this fall will be County House Research’s 20th anniversary! Wild, right? What started out as me, my car, and a couple of fax machines has become a 5-offices with dozens of employees. We’ll be marking this milestone in different ways over the year. For now, I want to […]
CHR’s Operations Manager, Phil Bryer, spent a week on the road in Massachusetts filling in for one of our in-court researchers. His “typical” day was anything but typical. Click to read about his experiences in the field. Back in 2016, I had the unique experience of spending a week on the road filling in for […]
You’re probably getting a lot of emails reminding you that there’s still time to buy stuff in time for Christmas. Some even offer free overnight shipping in case you’ve left things to the last minute. In spite of the marketing blitz, I don’t think there’s the same buzz to the holidays as there once was. […]
Courts and County House Research offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas and Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for New Year’s Day. We wish all our clients and colleagues a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Happy Holidays!
By all accounts, hiring will continue at a robust pace in 2019. The hiring outlook is the best it has been in 12 years according to a survey of 12,500 businesses by the Manpower Group, with employer optimism riding high in all sectors and areas of the country. A skills gap, partly the result of […]
Thanksgiving is a perfect time for people to connect as friends, families, and communities. I am incredibly grateful for my good fortune, especially in my work here at County House Research. Over the last 20+ years, I have been given the gift of dear colleagues, wonderful clients, and a great team. Have there been challenges? […]
Last August, the Tip Sheet reported that Washington, D.C. was the odds-on favorite for Amazon HQ2. Well, we were half right. Last week, Amazon announced that it will split its new headquarters – and the anticipated 50,000 new high-paying jobs – between the D.C. suburbs and Queens in New York City. Amazon received billions of […]
Amid a seemingly endless stream of allegations of various forms of industry misconduct, tech companies have begun looking to ethics officers as a way to improve business practices. The position of Chief Ethics Officers is not a new idea – there are individuals who hold that title in tech and other industries – but for the […]