FMCSA Grants 90 Day Waiver from Certain Pre-Employment Testing Requirements

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FMCSA has issued a three-month waiver for conducting certain pre-employment testing requirements applicable to employers of commercial drivers subject to 49 CFR part 382. This waiver is effective June 5, 2020 through September 30, 2020. Prior to this notice, pursuant to section 382.301(b), employers could always forego pre-employment drug testing for drivers who have participated […]

Hiring in a High-Unemployment, Post-COVID World

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As the COVID-19 pandemic eases and businesses resume operating, many of the more than 40 million unemployed Americans may be knocking on your door. So perhaps before the wave comes in, now would be a good time to review some tips on how to rethink and possibly refashion recruitment policies and interview practices to adapt […]

The Evolution of HR Tech and Background Checks

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Long before the pandemic swept the globe, hiring processes were already becoming more technologically advanced. Now, companies realize the “new normal” of remote hiring is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Thankfully, the HR industry is in a position to succeed. Many companies are already primed to have efficient digital hiring processes. However, there […]

Ways to Help Your Remote Employees during a Crisis

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With many Americans now working from home, employers are faced with new challenges, helping to support their staff as they adapt to this unusual situation. As the COVID-19 crisis grows, more employees could find themselves struggling to adjust. They could have financial struggles as family members lose jobs or even mental health concerns as the […]

Desperate Times Call for Prudent Measures

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If there’s a silver lining to all this, COVID-19 has created significant hiring opportunities in myriad fields.  The candidate pool is now brimming with talent who have been furloughed or laid off, and a great many companies have had to significantly increase hiring to meet the demand created by the shift in the public’s buying […]