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Background Checks: What Job Applicants and Employees Should Know


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Background Checks: What Job Applicants and Employees Should Know

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Some employers look into your background before deciding whether to hire you, or before deciding whether you can keep your job. When they do, you have legal rights. The Federal ...

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Does CBD Show Up on Drug Tests? Here’s What You Should Know


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Does CBD Show Up on Drug Tests? Here’s What You Should Know

CBD has become a popular treatment for stress, poor sleep, and everyday aches and pains.* But does CBD show up on drug tests? Because CBD is produced from the cannabis plant, folks who are ...

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How Long Does Weed Stay in Your System?


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How Long Does Weed Stay in Your System?

Lee Johnson

It’s never a good time for a drug test. You might have been showing up for work on time every day and just smoking in the ...

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How to prepare for pre-employment screening


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How to prepare for pre-employment screening

Use these five steps to prepare for any pre-employment screening your potential employer might require:

1) Run a background check on yourself

2) Report inaccurate information ...

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Ten Critical Steps for Ex-Offenders to Get Back into the Workforce


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Ten Critical Steps for Ex-Offenders to Get Back into the Workforce

Author and Copyright Holder:  Lester S. Rosen, Esq. Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) 

Employers have become increasingly concerned about knowing if an applicant has ...

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Employment Screening Advice for Employers

Adverse Action 101: 11 STEPS to Hiring Compliance


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Adverse Action 101: 11 STEPS to Hiring Compliance

Employers rely on background checks to maintain a safe and productive work environment. As you vet potential hires, you must also meet legal obligations related to adverse action whenever you use ...

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Importance of Robust Background Checks: Don’t Just Take Documentation at Face Value


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Importance of Robust Background Checks: Don’t Just Take Documentation at Face Value

Sachin Aggarwal, Director of Global Services, AMS Inform

In today’s fast-paced world, ensuring the integrity and authenticity of individuals and organizations has become ...

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The Impact of Consolidation on Your Background Screening Services


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The Impact of Consolidation on Your Background Screening Services

Consolidation is a natural step in the evolution of all industries. Larger players identify opportunities to fortify their strengths or fill gaps in their offerings, and, at the same time, smaller ...

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Employer Questions Regarding Drug Testing?


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Employer Questions Regarding Drug Testing?

By Joe Reilly

We get lots of questions all the time from employers regarding drug testing and drug free workplace programs. This blog post will discuss some of the most common questions on ...

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Not All Background Checks Are Equal


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Not All Background Checks Are Equal

By Nicole Berryman, VP Sales, CRCA

What does your screening company mean when they say that they are doing a 7 year look back when it comes to pulling criminal records? 

Recently ...

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Employment Referencing: Best Practice Tips For Employers


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Employment Referencing: Best Practice Tips For Employers

In a recent survey by Reed Screening, 78% of employers stated that reference checks were the slowest part of the hiring process. In this article, Keith Rosser, Director of Reed Screening, shares ...

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Employment Screening Advice for Background Screening Firms

Key Strategies for Streamlining Identity Solutions Deployment


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Key Strategies for Streamlining Identity Solutions Deployment

Navigating the intricacies of identity solutions deployment is often a nuanced process requiring a structured approach to ensure your implementation meets the specific needs of your organization ...

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What CRAs and Employers Need to Know About Drug Testing Laws


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What CRAs and Employers Need to Know About Drug Testing Laws

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Key Takeaways

Employers have a right to demand that employees are not under the influence of drugs while at work, and they are allowed to use drug testing ...

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Tips and Tools to Help CRAs Screen for Fake Healthcare Diplomas


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Tips and Tools to Help CRAs Screen for Fake Healthcare Diplomas

By Nick Fishman, CMO, Inform Data

 

The field of nursing requires a high level of education and training, and a nursing diploma is a valuable credential that represents the ...

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Expungements and Sealed Records


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Expungements and Sealed Records

By Derek Hinton, President, CRAzoom

If so ordered, a county court will actually seal or expunge the record. So, when you go to the court, the expunged or sealed record is not there. You, in ...

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Are you Complying with FCRA Human Trafficking Regulation Requirements for CRAs?


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Are you Complying with FCRA Human Trafficking Regulation Requirements for CRAs?

By W. Barry Nixon, COO, PreemploymentDirectory.com

Are you aware that background checking firms are now required by federal law to block requested derogatory information from a background ...

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Remote Workforce Policy


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Remote Workforce Policy

By Derek Hinton, President of CRAzoom

The COVID pandemic changed some things temporarily and some things for the immediate future. One of the things that has not gone back to pre-pandemic ...

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