By Sabine Capilitan

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  Our friends at Littler Mendelson P.C. recently posted this article: On March 20, 2020, the Ninth Circuit issued its third opinion on the question of when an employer’s background check disclosure satisfies the so-called “standalone” disclosure requirement in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).1 The new opinion, like the two prior ones (Syed and Gilberg), reads the Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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Here are five considerations to keep on your radar screen when it comes to recent developments in compliance laws and other factors impacting pre-employment background checks: Recent Developments in Federal Laws There are two notable updates to federal laws regarding background checks – one related to screening and the other a reminder about a new Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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  We have worked with many new clients who found themselves frustrated with their previous background check partner. We hear lots of feedback: the turnaround time was too slow, the information was inaccurate, or their prices were too high. But by far, the one we hear the most often is a lot simpler: they were Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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As you’ve steered your business through the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, you most likely have had to adjust your hiring and candidate screening procedures a bit – or maybe it’s been a major pivot as you’ve been forced to downsize upsize or re-skill to meet fluctuating customer demand. Regardless of your company’s circumstances, the pandemic has Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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As a responsible employer, you’re obligated to protect your employees’ health and safety and anyone with whom they come in contact. That’s reason enough to ensure that your job candidate drug screens are watertight. The ongoing crisis of opiate abuse and the increasing legalization of marijuana have emphasized the importance of pre-employment drug testing across Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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In our last article, we revealed four strategies to achieve faster pre-employment background checks. We weren’t surprised at all at the attention the article received. We know from speaking with frustrated employers in nearly every industry that turnaround time is always a top concern when it comes to background screening. You can’t afford to wait Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Slow pre-employment background checks aren’t just annoying. They can have a real impact on your business. The longer it takes to get new job candidates on board, the longer your current staff has to compensate for the lack of manpower. If the wait is too long, you could lose the candidate entirely to a competitor, Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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If your small business is like many others, your employees wear a lot of different hats. During the course of a typical day, they may fill a wide variety of company-critical and/or customer-facing roles. Because they do so much for you – and because they are the face and heartbeat of your organization – you Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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No matter how you source new talent or how senior the position you’re seeking to fill, completing a thorough screening process on every candidate is essential. Doing so gives you peace of mind knowing that you’re protecting your company and its people and helps improve your bottom line. Employee referrals can and should be a Read more »

By Diane Zwirecki

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Which company hires the best medical professionals shouldn’t come down to who can verify their credentials the fastest – but that’s often the case. When all is said and done, healthcare organizations with the latest technology for onboarding new hires and maintaining their licensure and certification status often beat their competition and land top talent Read more »