"Big Data has the potential to drive innovations that reduce bias in employment decisions and help employers make better decisions in hiring, performance evaluations, and promotions.” This powerful statement from EEOC Chair, Jenny R. Yang, …READ MORE
We often field questions about employment screening from our HR clients, and we want to take this opportunity to answer some of the more common and important ones.
1. What is the difference between a primary …
Times change. People change. Sometimes employees’ circumstances change in ways that transform their suitability for their jobs, and sometimes, the employees themselves undergo changes that affect their job performance for better or worse.
A large majority …READ MORE
Your employees represent your company. To your customers and the public at large, there is little distinction between your company and the people who wear your uniform, drive your trucks, and carry your company-branded business …READ MORE
Why bother conducting thorough, high-quality background checks on your drivers? The reasons extend far beyond your need to meet regulatory or contractual obligations. Your brand reputation, staff morale, turnover, and even your bottom line are …READ MORE
When you’re hiring drivers to represent your company, you must consider the many ways in which hiring the wrong person can put people, brands, and profits at risk. The risks must be looked at both …READ MORE
While many industries are seeing a quickening with global business shifts such as e-commerce and 24/7 virtual access, the trucking industry is suffering from a driver shortage – a problem with the potential to slow …READ MORE
A McKinsey Global Institute report, Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy, finds that up to 162 million people in Europe and the United States—or 20 to 30 percent of the working-age population—engage in some …READ MORE
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. employment includes about 1.3 million bus drivers, almost 1.7 million heavy truck drivers, 826,000 delivery drivers, and about 181,000 taxi drivers or chauffeurs, plus millions more of …READ MORE