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How to conduct a background check

Conducting a background check isn’t a mystery. But it’s also not as simple as logging into a...

How fair chance hiring laws impact your business

Did you know that anywhere from 70-100 million people have a criminal record in the United...

What is a consumer credit report?

A Consumer Credit Report is an "Employment" credit report that provides information about a...

What is an MVR background check and why is it important?

An MVR check stands for “Motor Vehicle Report” check or “Motor Vehicle Record” check. It...

What does a background check show?

Background checks are essential to any company, and they're much more than criminal history...

What is a DOT/FMCSA background check?

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and its agency, the Federal Motor Carrier...

Exclusion lists screening: What is it and Why does it matter?

Government Data Searches are specialized searches are specialized searches of domestic,...

Recent State drug laws impacting the workplace including marijuana

Through all of the confusion that employers have been facing this year, drug testing while...

The Future of Drug Testing

I founded the Current Consulting Group (CCG) in 1998 and the next year we conducted a survey of...

The new employment laws employers need to be aware of

Continuing the trend of changes in employment law, state legislatures passed new laws in...

Employer's Guide to Using Arrest and Conviction Records and State Laws

While federal law does not prohibit employers from asking about a potential employee's criminal...

FMCSA Clearinghouse: Answers to frequently asked questions

The FMCSA Clearinghouse is an online database that contains information about violations of...

What multi-state employers need to know about state drug testing laws

The creation and maintenance of a compliant drug and alcohol testing policy is essential for...