Is There a Chance My Candidate Got a False Positive Drug Result?

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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 »

Do Small Businesses Need Drug and Background Checks?

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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 »

Breaking Down the California Consumer Privacy Act

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There’s a new law on the books protecting consumers’ personal information. It was signed into California law in 2019 – but its implications impact employers in all states. Any company serving Golden State residents must comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).  What is the CCPA? The CCPA provides broad new protections for consumers, allowing them to see all the information a Read more »

The Downfalls of Letting Candidates Start Work Before their Background Check is Cleared

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You have a business-critical position to fill. For every day it sits open, profits, momentum and team morale are suffering. And now, you’ve found a candidate who seems to fit the bill perfectly: they have the right skills and qualifications, a winning personality, and the ability to join your team on short notice. The only Read more »