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Helping Small Business Meet Big Business Requirements

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Meeting the very real demand for contract workers at military and government installations across the U.S. has been the portfolio of DeLeon Technical Services, Inc. (DTS) of Austin, Texas since the company’s founding in 1991. The company has experienced notable success having secured 27 different contracts on more than 19 government installations – no small […]

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The Hidden Costs of Workplace Substance Abuse

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Injuries on the job, and resulting workers compensation claims, along with high absenteeism and tardiness, are among the known costs associated with workplace substance abuse that drain corporate profits. Less well understood, however, are the many other hidden and indirect costs associated with substance abuse that can exact a far higher cost. As an employer, […]

Rise in Temporary Labor, Fall in Safety

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As economists are beginning to predict that the economy is showing signs of a turnaround, the first area in which the economy is seeing an uptick in hiring is the contingent workforce. In fact, a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released last month pointed out the significant and steady growth in the contingent labor sector. […]

Considering Medical Marijuana in Drug Testing Policies

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The issue of medical marijuana is making headlines and is a hot topic in many company employment screening policy discussions. Because regulations and state initiatives are changing, companies need to have clear policy statements to guide their hiring professionals and their employees. Testing for the use of illegal drugs has grown among company background screening […]

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5 Tips for International Background Screening

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If your firm is like many companies today, workforce globalization has fueled growth and brought great value to your organization. But along with these new opportunities come an array of new challenges for the global security and HR departments. In the spirit of inclusion, global companies sometimes survey their offices worldwide to learn the current […]