COVID-19 Screening: Returning to Work Safely  

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States across the nation are re-opening. Now businesses are challenged to help ensure that the workplaces that their valued employees and customers will be populating are safe. Planning A myriad of issues must be addressed to ensure compliance with applicable regulations: Learn what employees can be asked regarding symptoms Know how to handle confidential medical […]

Transportation Talks podcast by Dr. Todd Simo

Transportation Talks Podcast – Are Your Recruiting, Screening and Retention Programs Optimized for Success?

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In this first edition of the Transportation Talks podcast, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Managing Director of Transportation and Chief Medical Officer provides a sneak peek into the results of the Transportation Annual Benchmark Survey results. He discusses key industry trends such as talent acquisition challenges, pay structures, recruitment strategies, mobile initiatives and top background checks […]


MRO Talks Podcast – How does CBD Oil Affect Drug Screening Results?

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In this edition of MRO Talks, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer provides further commentary on a recent blog I wrote called Clarifications on CBD and Drug Testing. CBD is the component of the marijuana plant that causes the majority of positive health effects, in terms of pain relief and seizure prophylaxis. However, CBD is highly unregulated […]

Is Marijuana Testing Going Up in Smoke?

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Drug testing has been part of the fabric of employment screening since the mid-1980s.  Since then, there has been a natural ebb and flow in regard to how companies regard drug testing. HireRight’s 2018 Vertical Industries Spotlight Report, based upon data received from nearly 6,000 HR professionals, found that the vast majority of employers in […]