CHR Conference Roundup

Our intrepid County House Research team of Kelly Capponi, Prissy Hamilton, Phil Bryer, and Kym Kurey got back from the NAPBS Annual Conference early last week excited by their experiences. From the NAPBS rebranding to the social scene and everything in between here are their key takeaways.

Prissy: What an amazing experience! First, thank you to all our industry colleagues who met with us at the conference. We got a lotta love from people for which we’re extremely grateful. If you weren’t there, you might think the change from NAPBS to PBSA (Professional Background Screening Association) is just marketing, but I really got a sense of the global nature of the industry. It was especially great for me to be at a conference where I grew up. I had fun making excursion recommendations to clients and colleagues. One key takeaway for me was that regardless of how the industry evolves technology-wise, people always value service. The question becomes how do you find the right balance.

Kelly: Agreed. The best part of this conference, and of any industry conference, is meeting our clients, solidifying relationships. Beyond how nice it feels to get together, it is tremendously encouraging to meet peopleโ€”clients, colleagues, even competitorsโ€”who have so much love and respect for County House Research. Amid all the talk of pricing, technology, and automation, which are all vital, of course, it’s also important not to underestimate the central role that personal relationships still play in the business.

Kym: Thank you! I think this was one of the best conferences we’ve had so far. The conference brought together most of the original NAPBS founders so it really felt like a family reunion in many ways. Congratulations to industry stalwart and first NAPBS co-chair, Les Rosen, for being honored with the Mike Sankey Lifetime Achievement Award. The keynote speech by Mark Eaton of the Utah Jazz offered many insightful points about relationship building and finding inspiration even in the midst of the “perception” of failure. Perhaps the biggest news on the provider front, however, is the rollout of a new criminal research provider certification that now mirrors FCRA certifications.

Phil: First, it is still kinda crazy to me that I am now an industry “veteran.” How did that happen? My vanity aside, the biggest issues for me were the rapidly evolving compliance issues and technological advances like the use of AI (artificial intelligence) in screening. And it makes sense that tech and compliance must evolve side by side. It’s great to see that the (now) PBSA recognizes that and is trying to stay ahead of the curve. My key takeaway runs along the lines of Prissy’s with a tech spin to it. We know that technology will continue to change and that the industry will change with it. What we’re still figuring out is what role will be played by human oversight?

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As we continue to face this unprecedented time for our generation...as a nation and across the globe, we at County House Research remain committed to being your resource and providing you the best service possible during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

First and foremost, our deepest condolences go out to those friends and families who have lost loved ones during this time. May you know G-d's deepest peace and comfort as you continue forward.

With many courts closed to the public across the nation, we remain hopeful that this will soon be over, and businesses can start to heal.

If you have questions about jurisdictions that are still available or just want to say hello (!), please contact Prissy Hamilton at (215) 717-7433 x25.

We will continue to update you on changes as new information becomes available.

Thank you again to all of our industry partners for their support during these difficult and uncertain times.
We wish all our clients and colleagues safety and good health.

Blessing of peace on you all during this time!

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County House Research remains committed to providing you the best service possible during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

We continue to provide full service in:
Cook County, Illinois
Delaware
New Hampshire
NH State Police
New Jersey
Philadelphia Civil
West Virginia

Other jurisdictions may be available.
If you need searches in a jurisdiction not listed above, or if you have questions, please contact Prissy Hamilton at (215) 717-7433 x25.

We will continue to update you on changes as new information becomes available.

Thank you to all our industry partners for their support during these difficult and uncertain times. We wish all our clients and colleagues safety and good health.

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COVID-19 Information Resources:
Here are some resources to help you navigate the coming weeks.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

World Health Organization (WHO)
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

U.S. Department of State
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html

Stay safe!
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Happy Saint Patrick's Day from CHR!

Saint Patrick was kidnapped from Britain when he was 16 and taken to Ireland, where he was enslaved and worked as a shepherd. He escaped and returned to Britain after six years. After becoming a priest, he was led back to Ireland by a dream and returned, sharing the love and hope of G-d in the land of his former captivity.

As we all deal with health protocols and navigate this situation together, may we find "gold" in the things we are grateful for, focus on solutions and keep pushing through! There is always a bigger plan.

We're here to assist in any way we can. Stay safe!

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Dear Clients and Colleagues,

In the face of difficulties arising from the current outbreak of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), we want to assure you that we remain deeply committed to our โ€œItโ€™s Our Search Tooโ€ philosophy. More than just a motto, Itโ€™s Our Search Too means that will do whatever we can to continue providing you with the best service possible.

Our Work Place
The best way to ensure that there are no interruptions in service is to take care of the people who make up the County House Research team. In keeping with recent health advisories, those CHR team members who are able to work from home are now doing so. We are also monitoring the situation in the courthouses to determine any health and safety considerations affecting County House Research employees. If we determine that there is a threat to the health and safety of our team members, we will communicate that information to you at the earliest possible time.

Courthouse Closures
We anticipate that over the course of the next few weeks, courthouses throughout the country will close sporadically in order to assess conditions and clean facilities. We will keep you updated on any courthouse closures or service interruptions as we learn about them. Our researchers are in continuous contact with the various courthouses we serve. If service is not available, we will communicate that information to you as soon as possible.

Current Closures
Currently, all Massachusetts courthouses will be closed on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Massachusetts courthouses are rescheduled to open on Wednesday, March 18. Will keep you apprised of conditions as information becomes available.

Information Resources
As those in our industry know only too well, good information is the best tool for making good decisions. Here are some resources to help you navigate the coming weeks.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
World Health Organization (WHO)
U.S. Department of State

We wish you all our clients and colleagues good health in the weeks ahead. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Prissy Hamilton at (215) 717-7433, x.25 or phamilton@countyhouseresearch.com.

Thank you very much.

B. Zimmerman, President
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