3 Hiring Risks Faced By Small Health Care Providers

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In the health care industry, hiring an individual with a criminal history could create increased compliance, legal, safety and reputational risks. Yet in a recent report, The Office of Inspector General (OIG) analyzed FBI records and found that 92 percent of nursing facilities employ at least one individual with a past criminal conviction. The potentially […]

5 Traits of Effective Employee Background Screening Programs

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An effective background screening program provides many benefits for employers including maintaining compliance, improving the quality of hire and mitigating liability risks. However, many employers may unknowingly be missing these advantages by not focusing on some of the critical characteristics of a successful background screening program. By understanding the key traits of other successful background […]

3 Reasons Why All Employers Should Conduct International Background Checks

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An often overlooked gap in many employers’ background screening programs is conducting screening on international candidates. This includes not only conducting background screening on candidates sourced from locations outside of the U.S., but also conducting global screening on domestic candidates who have a history abroad. According to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]

4 Common Flaws in Employment Drug Testing Programs

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According to the 2011 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, 65 percent of respondents conduct pre-employment drug testing. While these employers are taking helpful steps towards creating a safer and more productive workplace, many may have made some common missteps in the development and management of their drug testing program. An inadequate drug testing program could […]

3 Best Practices in Employee Background Screening for Franchises

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As a small business owner who has invested in a franchise, could your operation survive a multimillion-dollar negligent hiring verdict? Negligent hiring lawsuits seek to impose liability on an employer when a worker causes harm to a third party, such as a customer, colleague or the general public. If the employer should have “reasonably known” […]