Marijuana + COVID-19 Concerns in the Workplace: How to Effectively Navigate Drug Testing

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, employers are faced with significant challenges when trying to maintain safe working conditions and administer drug-free workplace initiatives. In some states, cannabis and alcohol sales have hit record highs, as people are trying to find ways to alleviate ongoing stress and anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

HireRight’s 2021 Global Benchmark Survey Is Now Live

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Each year, HireRight conducts a global survey of human resources, risk, and talent acquisition professionals to find out more about the HR landscape – in particular, looking at background screening and talent acquisition. Here are five key insights from HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report, based on last year’s survey findings, which we think may be […]

Three Strategies to Transform Your Talent Agenda in the Era of Remote Work

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If your organization transitioned employees to a remote work environment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s likely that you have now settled in for the long haul. Given that, your leadership may well be grappling with key questions around this new era of virtual workforce management. Within HireRight, our Human Resources practice is built […]

Illinois, New York City, and Philadelphia Revise Background Screening Laws

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on December 30, 2020. Lawmakers in three jurisdictions recently passed legislation that impacts employers’ screening programs.  Laws restricting consideration of an individual’s criminal history have advanced in Illinois, New York City, and Philadelphia; additionally, Philadelphia’s law concerning the use of credit history in employment decisions was recently amended. Illinois Legislation […]