Background Investigation Blogs: Expert Insights
The Clean Slate Act aims to seal certain criminal records, providing a pathway for affected individuals to pursue employment, housing, and educational opportunities, ultimately facilitating their reintegration into society.
Ethical Social Media Searches- is there such a thing? How far is too far when researching a potential candidate on their personal but public channels?
As we surge ahead into an era of technological innovation, the landscape of employment background screening is evolving at a rapid pace. Employers must be cautious and informed to navigate the intersections of artificial intelligence (AI), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Read more on how to unleash the power of AI in Background Screening.
Don’t let distance hinder the Halloween spirit among your remote workforce. Organizing these fun and inclusive activities brings joy and a sense of togetherness to your team even working from different locations. Let’s celebrate Halloween with enthusiasm and create lasting memories despite the challenges of remote work! Read on to learn 4 Fun Halloween Activities for Remote Workers!
Compliance in Background Screening Processes: In the US, 1 in 3 citizens have a criminal record – and the vast majority of companies conduct background checks to ensure their potential hires are not among them. Yet not all companies nor screening vendors fully comply with the laws governing compliance in background screening processes. In today’s litigious society, companies must strictly adhere to compliance requirements when conducting background checks. Non-compliance can lead to severe consequences such as lawsuits, fines, and damage to a company’s reputation; candidates can be unfairly dismissed or discounted.
When it comes to putting together a winning team, hiring the right folks is super important. Nowadays, with all the crazy competition out there, employers can’t just rely on basic background screenings to make smart choices. That’s where advanced background screening comes in, and let me tell you, it’s a game-changer. It gives employers the inside scoop on potential hires like never before. In this blog, we’re gonna dig into why advanced background screening is so damn crucial and how it can totally transform your hiring game.
Marijuana in the workplace has become a hot-button issue in recent years, with many states legalizing the drug for medicinal and recreational use. However, this has created several legal implications for employers, particularly when it comes to drug testing and background screening. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at some of the key issues and regulations surrounding marijuana use in the workforce.
Summary of Rights Update On March 17, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published an updated version of the Summary of Your Rights available in both English and Spanish versions. The Rule in which the new Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair...
EEOC Strategic Enforcement - Prepare for the Future The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published proposed strategic enforcement for 2023 – 2027. According to an article by Leah Shepherd that was published by the Society for Human Resource Management,...
How to Empower Hiring & Retention in the Manufacturing Industry The manufacturing industry is highly competitive and in order to attract and retain top talent, it's essential for companies to have a robust and thorough hiring process. One critical component of...