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Cisive Product Highlight: Criminal Background Screening

July 19, 2022 | Jenni Gray
In this Cisive Product Highlight series, we’ll review key tools to consider when screening your workforce, as well as top benefits and features when ordering...
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Top 10 US Talent Management & Employment Screening Blogs from 2021

January 4, 2022 | Jenni Gray
Happy New Year!  We have made it through another year navigating the pandemic. Employers have continued to evolve with an ever-changing hiring landscape, including permanent...
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Are Your Adverse Action Letters Current? It Depends on Your State

December 14, 2021 | Shannon Shoemaker
Employers that use background screening methods to vet potential employees are likely aware of their obligations when making employment decisions based on a report’s findings....
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Where the U.S. Currently Stands on Ban the Box Laws

February 23, 2021 | Shannon Shoemaker
On a federal level, legislation intended to ban the question about criminal records on all job applications was introduced in Congress in 2012 and was...
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Cisive’s Top 10 Talent Screening Blog Posts of 2019

December 31, 2019 | Antique Nguyen
From background screening compliance to drug testing best practices, this year has been filled with employment law updates for HR leaders and hiring managers across...
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Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories

December 10, 2019 | Kristen Hildebrant
At a time when the unemployment rate is 3.8 percent, SHRM data says that more than 7.8 million jobs will need to be filled by...
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Will 9th Circuit Court Decision Influence Background Check Seven-Year Reporting Rule?

August 20, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
The seven-year rule is standard in human resources as part of most background check screening processes. It’s also been a rule that most HR leaders...
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An Employer’s Guide to Hiring Staff with A Criminal History

January 15, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
As the regulations tighten around screening candidates who have been previously incarcerated and as employers look for ways to find good talent, a growing number...
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5 Background Check Standards You Need to Know in 2019

January 8, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
Screening candidates to fill a position has always been a challenge for employers, regardless whether or not a candidate has a criminal record. These important...
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Massachusetts Modifies “Ban the Box” Law

October 9, 2018 | Shannon Shoemaker
The Massachusetts Senate Bill No. 2371, "An Act Relative to Criminal Justice Reform" will become law effective October 13, 2018 and will have extensive criminal...
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