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Metrodata Services is Thrilled to Announce FRS eClipse

FRS eClipse | Background Screening in Buffalo NY

The same great customer service you’ve come to trust with Metrodata Services, packaged in a brand new exciting look launching November 1, 2021. What is eClipse? eClipse is a powerful, easy-to-use, web-based ordering system that gives you the ability to order and view background searches 24/7. Delivering instant results, advanced data security, and superior usability, eClipse… Read More »

Planning for Another Socially Distant Summer in Buffalo, NY? Here’s What You Can Do!

Summer Activities in Buffalo New York

Even with the widespread distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, it may be a while before life returns to normal. In fact, some annual WNY traditions like the Italian Festival already have been canceled for 2021. So, you’ll probably need to plan your summer accordingly. Are you wondering what you CAN do? Here are some tips… Read More »

Fun Things to Do During a Buffalo Winter (While Maintaining Social Distance)

Skiing in Buffalo NY | Buffalo Social Distance Winter Activities

It looks like COVID restrictions will persist throughout the next few months. This presents a challenge for those of us who live in colder climates. Don’t worry Western New York, we’ve got this. Five Fun Things to do During a Buffalo Winter (While Maintaining Social Distance) Ski Most local ski resorts plan to remain open… Read More »

Metrodata Attends 2020 PBSA “Virtual” Annual Conference

To provide our clients with the best possible service, the team at Metrodata Services works diligently to stay up to date on the latest background screening trends. This September, we were thrilled to attend the 2020 Professional Background Screening Association’s (PBSA) Annual Conference. As with so many other recent events, this year’s conference was virtual.… Read More »

Fun Things to Do Around Buffalo (while Maintaining Social Distance)

Fun Things to Do in Buffalo New York

As of this writing, Western New York is still social distancing six feet and wearing masks in public. Guidance may change, so be sure to check with the Erie County Department of Health if you have questions or concerns.  Get Outside  Fortunately, there is a ton to do outdoors in the around Buffalo, which makes it easier to keep your social distance while being active, having fun… Read More »

Should You Run a Background Check on a First-Time Candidate Or Recent Graduate?

As a good business practice, your company probably runs pre-employment background screenings in Buffalo, NY. But what about first-time candidates or recent graduates? Is there anything worth checking? The answer is YES, and here’s why. Entry-Level Employees Need to Be Qualified Too Background checking a first-time candidate can be more important than screening a seasoned… Read More »

5 Places to Ring in the New Year in Buffalo NY

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Have you thought about your New Year’s Eve plans? Here are five places to celebrate the end of 2019 in Western New York.  If You Are a Fan of the Traditional Ball Drop  After Times Square in New York City, Buffalo hosts the second–largest New Year’s Eve ball drop in the United States! The annual… Read More »

The Quick Guide to Utilizing Applicant Tracking Systems to Your Advantage

Hiring isn’t easy. Between writing job descriptions, sorting through resumes, conducting interviews and running background screenings, finding a new employee requires lots of work. Fortunately, the right Applicant Tracking System can streamline your hiring and onboarding processes and save your company time and money. Here’s an overview of best practices for maximizing the potential of… Read More »

Understanding the Use of Criminal Records Under NYS Article 23-A

A criminal history can follow a person throughout their life. Their past can make it difficult for them to find a job, receive an occupational license or even volunteer. New York State Article 23-A NYS Article 23-A is an attempt to level the playing field for qualified job seekers and current employees with one or… Read More »

Looking Around Western New York Where Can Individuals Watch The New Year’s Ball Drop?

Are you looking to do something fun and different this New Year’s Eve? Western New York has lots to offer. Check out some of the more popular parties around Buffalo, NY! Electric Tower Ball Drop Western New Yorkers aren’t afraid to brave the cold to enjoy the new year. And, Buffalo is proud to host… Read More »