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Employment Verification: A Crucial Check

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Confirming a job candidate’s past work experience is one of the most important background checks an employer can conduct. It also represents one of the most common areas where an applicant may falsify information. According to a HireRight report, in the United States there was a 27 percent discrepancy rate in employment histories based on […]

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Four Common Myths about Drug Testing

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When it comes to employment drug testing, there are several common misunderstandings and misconceptions, both for companies and individuals. Here we will examine some of the most prevalent myths. Illicit drug use doesn’t impact work safety Studies show that drug use directly contributes to an unsafe work environment. Alcohol and drugs are responsible for one […]

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Can the FCRA Apply to the Sharing Economy?

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Can the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) apply to the Sharing Economy? And are all of the FCRA’s requirements really pertinent to our business? These are some of the most common questions HireRight receives from companies participating in the Sharing Economy who offer digital marketplaces. While there is not a definitive answer to these questions, […]

Tips For Choosing An Electronic I-9 Solution Vendor

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With possible immigration reform and accompanying executive actions a hot topic in the United States, now may be a good time to consider (or reconsider) the need for an electronic I-9 solution. Regardless of where the political debate leads, the reality is that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is likely to continue its intense […]

Ten Reasons to Conduct an I-9 Audit Now

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Now that your Open Enrollment period is over, don’t just sit back, kick your feet up and sip on some hot cocoa. This is a great time to get all of those Human Resources files in order! As a matter of fact, you may even want to consider eliminating the paper processes that haunt you, […]