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How Often Should You Review Your Background Screening Policy?

December 27, 2021 | Shannon Shoemaker
2020 was an unprecedented year reminding us how rapidly change can affect the workplace. 2021 has proven to be just as challenging for employers. On...
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6 Common Methods for Employee Drug Testing

July 23, 2019 | Cristina Loayza
With our nation on the heels of an opioid epidemic, states continuing to legalize marijuana use, drug testing positivity rates continuing to rise, and the...
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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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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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The Case for Re-Screening Current Employees

May 24, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
 Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina recently signed a law that people who sell or manage property in the state must undergo a background check...
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Nothing beats the convenience of a secure Mobile App in hiring!

April 19, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
Your new hires will thank you!!  One of the most stressful experiences is looking for a new job. People run from interview to interview and...
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Best Practices in Background Screening in the Ban the Box Era

February 28, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
To help ex-felons obtain employment and to reduce recidivism, the District of Columbia and over 150 cities and counties (in 20 states) have passed fair...
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A Positive Employee Experience Starts with an Efficient Onboarding Process

January 20, 2016 | Bryan Barajas
Good news! You’ve found the right candidate who accepted your offer letter!  Now it’s time to onboard that person in a positive way which may ...
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New York State Announces New Executive Action to Ban the Box

September 25, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
NYS Governor, Andrew Cuomo, announced that state officials will no longer ask job applicants about prior criminal convictions until after they have been interviewed.  The...
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San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors Passes “Ban the Box” Law

February 27, 2014 | Bryan Barajas
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Ban the Box legislation to expand the city’s existing law to include most private employers, publicly funded...
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