By Mike Wiley

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There are many things in life that you don’t want to be delayed, including getting that open position at your company filled with the perfect candidate. A key step to confirming that perfect candidate is an accurate–and timely–drug screening to ensure a safe, drug-free work zone. If the drug test is delayed, the whole hiring Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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6 Reasons Your Background Screening Could be Delayed

Successful hiring largely depends on speed and efficiency. After all, every day an important position goes unfilled is a day your company isn’t operating at its full potential. When delays are out of your hands, such as during the background screening process, it can be frustrating not knowing what’s causing the problem. Here are some Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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  Few industries were dealt a harsher blow by the COVID pandemic than the hospitality industry. As travel ground to a halt, hotels emptied, resorts became ghost towns, and theme parks closed their gates. Hospitality employees were furloughed or laid off as companies cut back to cope with the loss of guests and revenue. Flash Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Background screening has become a routine part of many hiring processes. Unfortunately, by treating it as routine, many human resources professionals accidentally engage in behaviors that actually delay a background screening. Since a delayed background screening can, in turn, delay a hiring process or result in lower-quality hiring decisions, it is important to approach background Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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  Our friends at Littler Mendelson P.C. recently posted this article: Companies that hire employees and engage independent contractors in California should brace for a significant slowdown in background checks that include criminal record searches in California state courts.1  This will result from the court of appeal’s opinion in All of Us or None v. Hamrick, which prohibited Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Hiring managers understand how important it is to include background checks as part of their due diligence in hiring. Companies that abandon this attention to detail after a hire is made, however, do so at their own risk. While background checks in the hiring process are important, continuing to monitor employees’ backgrounds, credentials, and related Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Does it feel like the hiring process moves faster than ever? If so, you’re not alone. Many human resources professionals find themselves scrambling to keep up with an avalanche of applicants, applications, and tasks during the hiring process. While each step in the process is necessary, these steps can also make the hiring process lengthy Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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When you have to make a decision about hiring – or even disciplinary action – waiting on the results of a background check or drug screening can be incredibly frustrating. To help you know what to expect, here is a brief overview of standard turnaround times for the most common drug tests. Basic urine drug Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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As you adapt to a new workplace reality in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, thorough background checks on prospective hires are more important than ever. You may not be able to meet job candidates in person, so they serve as a crucial means to fully vet applicants.  On average, it takes five to seven business Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Every industry falls within its own complex web of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, especially when it comes to hiring and maintaining an employed workforce. Consequently, CHROs, health and safety executives, and their teams all spend a great deal of time focused on the demands of workforce compliance and monitoring. These demands can Read more »