An employer presents its job candidate with the necessary disclosures and authorization to obtain the candidate’s permission to perform a pre-employment background check. The candidate, who was not ultimately chosen for the position, later comes …READ MORE
You’re about to make a hire. So far, the candidate checks out on paper and in person, but you have yet to perform a formal background check. Is the final background screening really necessary?
Screening candidates …READ MORE
It is assumed that hiring decisions are based solely on the professional skills and qualifications of each applicant. In practice, however, our decisions can be influenced by many other factors that we may not even …READ MORE
Hiring a new employee is a complex, multifaceted undertaking. On top of identifying a qualified candidate who will be the right cultural fit, it is also your responsibility to build a safe and productive workforce. …READ MORE
Background checks are an important part of the hiring process. However, not all background checks are created equally. While local county criminal records offer the most accurate information to employers, they come at a higher …READ MORE
Drug abuse is on the rise across the United States and prescription opioids top the list for substance abuse. Between 1999 and 2014, prescription opioid sales almost quadrupled while the amount of pain reported remained …READ MORE
Today, 34% of the American workforce is made up of freelancers, contractors, or gig workers. This group, known as ‘the contingent workforce,’ is steadily growing. To give you some perspective, between 2014 and 2017, the …READ MORE