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The Importance in Accuracy in Background Screening

May 21, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
As laws governing background checks constantly change, regulatory oversight expands and the ranks of applicants misrepresenting themselves grows, selecting a vendor to conduct background checks...
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Cannabidiol (CBD) and Employment Drug Testing

May 14, 2019 | Cristina Loayza
One of the single hottest selling items in our country today would unarguably be Cannabidiol (CBD) products. If you’ve ever spent time surfing the internet,...
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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Background Screening for HR and Recruiting Leaders

May 7, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
HR and recruiting leaders are wholly invested in compliance when it comes to background screening and employment law. It’s imperative that we stay on top...
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5 Benefits of ATS and Background Screening Integrations

April 30, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
Each decade, The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes an occupational outlook. It goes into great detail about each industry and occupation. Overall, the BLS...
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Freelance and Contract Workers: Why Comprehensive Background Checks are Important

April 23, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
With the growing number of contract, gig and freelance workers globally, many companies are shifting to a more fluid staffing model. While this impacts talent acquisition...
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Marijuana Laws & Disability Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know

April 17, 2019 | Cristina Loayza
More than half of the states in our country have introduced and implemented laws authorizing the use of marijuana for medical use. A ‘growing’ handful...
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Top 10 Reasons to Implement a Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

April 10, 2019 | David Bennett
Stories about America’s opioid drug epidemic, the growing popularity of marijuana use and binging alcohol consumption have been dominating the headlines. Drug use by the American...
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House Passes Legislation to Restrict Employer Use of Wage History Information

April 2, 2019 | David Bennett
On March 27th, the House of Representatives passed HR 7, the “Paycheck Fairness Act,” by a vote of 242 to 187.  The bill includes several...
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Proposed Amendments to FCRA Legislation Would Significantly Impact Employment Background Checks

March 26, 2019 | David Bennett
As the 116th Congress gets underway, members of Congress are introducing new proposed legislation. Many proposals, of course, never become law.  That said, it is...
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