AccuSource Expands Through Acquisition of Proforma Screening Solutions


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Marijuana Madness in Minnesota: Some THC Products Legalized


Minnesota recently joined other states who have legalized tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in some way. Michigan’s governor signed into law House File (HF) 4065 on June 2, 2022. The goal of the law is to clarify the status of consumables that are derived from hemp.

6 Ways to Improve Your Recruitment Efforts in 2019


When looking for that next great future employee, you want to make sure your process is refined. When you cast a wider net, you’re guaranteed a few more fish being caught, but is that always the best? Some of those candidates you end up meeting may have some good factors but in the end, don’t make for a good fit. So, how can you guarantee a better pool from which to pick? Below are six tips on how to refine your recruitment efforts in 2019 to make finding that great candidate much easier.

The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Time-Sensitive Update on California Criminal Background Records Legislation


AccuSource has previously shared information regarding date of birth (DOB) redaction legislation impacting access to criminal records in California. This recent legislation ( SB 2.507 ) has impacted background screening processes and the ability to report records obtained from California courts.

A Hiring Horror Story: Robbie Romance


Once upon a time, a well-educated, dynamic HR Manager had a customer service department supervisor position to fill. The previous supervisor departed with little notice, leaving the HR Manager under significant pressure to find a suitable replacement quickly. She posts the position to numerous job boards and receives several mildly qualified resumes. She mentions her dismay and frustration at her weekly management team meeting.

Webinar: Listening is Caring! Lead with Your Ears


What is the one quality people value in virtually any type of relationship? Being a good listener. Unfortunately, listening doesn’t always evoke the care it deserves.

AccuSource Independence Day - Holiday Hours


AccuSource would like to extend our best wishes for a safe and happy Independence Day. In observance of the holiday, our offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th. We will return to our standard business hours on Tuesday, July 5th.

College Interns: An Often-Overlooked Talent Resource


As a tight job market continues to present challenges for human resources professionals scrambling to fill key positions, college interns present a viable option for recruiting fresh skilled talent.

Connecting the Dots Between Your HR Systems Strategy and Strategic HR

Speaker: Stacey Harris - Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner, Sapient Insights Group

Join Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, as she shares groundbreaking research on how organizations can move the needle by 2025, reaching critical business outcomes through a strategic approach to HR processes and system strategies.

Webinar Recording: Same Day Hiring In Today’s Competitive Recruitment Landscape


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Island Time: Rhode Island Legalizes Recreational Marijuana


Rhode Island recently became the nineteenth state to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use. The Rhode Island Cannabis Act was signed into law on May 24, 2022 and became effective immediately. Adults who are 21 years old and over are able to use cannabis under the Act.

Christmas Cannabis: New Federal Marijuana Act Introduced


We have previously discussed legislation that would have legalized marijuana at the federal level, but none of those bills advanced to the point of becoming law.

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Michigan DOB Redaction: AccuSource Registers for Access


We have previously written about Michigan’s amendments to Rule 1.109 of the Michigan Court Rules.

10 Steps to HRIS Success: A Guide to Buying HR Software

10 Steps to HRIS Success is an easy-to-follow handbook to help you select the best HRIS software for your company. Download this eBook now to learn how to define your department’s needs and systematically compare those with available HRIS products.

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Webinar Recording: Why Failing Doesn’t Suck: How to Rejoice in Your Face-Palm Moments


With today’s changing business landscape, innovation is everything. But to drive innovation, employees can’t be paralyzed by self-doubt or the fear of failure.

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Webinar: Same-Day Hiring in Today’s Competitive Recruitment Landscape


Please join us for a one-hour educational Webinar to discuss new and innovative solutions to onboard qualified candidates fast by leveraging alternatives to traditional collection site and lab-based substance abuse screening.

New Year, More New York City Employment Laws


2022: a bright, new year full of promise…and another law in New York City that impacts employers. This time, the Big Apple is seeking greater pay transparency for salary ranges in order to reduce the chance for discrimination. In December 2021, Int.

Psychological Safety & Employee Wellbeing: Building a Healthy & Accountable Work Environment

Speaker: Tracie Sponenberg - Chief People Officer, The Granite Group & Melissa Doman M.A. Organizational Psychologist, Mental Health at Work Specialist, Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist

In this webinar, Tracie Sponenberg, Chief People Officer, and Melissa Doman, Organizational Psychologist & Mental Health at Work Specialist, will discuss methods for developing and maintaining employee wellness and psychological safety in your workforce!

Webinar Recording: Mastering Tough Conversations


What conversations have you been avoiding? Just the thought of broaching certain topics can be enough to bring on a spontaneous stomach ache and palms so sweaty you’ll be glad shaking hands went out of style. Sometimes saying what’s on your mind is easier said than done.

Product Update: Social Security Trace Data Removal from Consumer Reports and Instascreen


AccuSource would like to provide an update on the Social Security Trace product, also known as a “Person Search.” Effective March 21, 2022, Social Security Trace data will no longer be displayed in background screening reports.

Webinar Recording: Listening is Caring! Lead with Your Ears


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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce.

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

Victory! Michigan Identifier Redaction Rule Amended


During the last six months, AccuSource has provided updates on our industry’s concerns with ADM File No. 2017-28, which amended Rule 1.109 of the Michigan Court Rules.

Mastering Tough Conversations Webinar


2020 has left a What conversations have you been avoiding? Just the thought of broaching certain topics can be enough to bring on a spontaneous stomach ache and palms so sweaty you’ll be glad shaking hands went out of style. Sometimes saying what’s on your mind is easier said than done.

California Employers: Watch Out! DFEH Seeking Fair Chance Act Violations


Employers who hire applicants and employees in California should review their job advertisements immediately to verify compliance with California’s Fair Chance Act (“FCA”).

Webinar Recording: AccuSource's Year-End Compliance Review


2021 has seen changes in the background screening industry that have greatly impacted the screening programs of employers. From the identifier redactions occurring in California and Michigan to new ban the box laws, employers may face new issues in conducting screening.

The HR Compliance Playbook: How to Improve Speed-to-Hire

Every global growth to-do list should begin with compliance. Navigating international jurisdictions can be complex and time-consuming, but with solid, up-to-date compliance procedures, companies can maximize efficiency, speed-to-hire, and mitigate risks.

Bayou Balancing: Fair Chance Law Becomes Effective Louisiana


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California Beware: Identifier Availability Causes Screening Issues


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New York City Alert: Legal Guidance Issued on NYC Fair Chance Act


If you are an employer who requests background screening reports on applicants and/or employees who live or work in New York City, including its five boroughs, this alert could impact you.

Webinar Recording: What Your Employees Really Want, But Won’t Tell You


Keeping good employees is so much easier than finding and hiring new ones. But in a world where people always have their eye out for the next best thing, how do you know what will make top talent stick around? You could ask employees what they want, but chances are you won’t get a straight answer.

Compliance Throughout the Remote Employee Lifecycle

Compliance is a constantly evolving challenge, from the recruiting stage all the way to employee offboarding. Companies must stay compliant at all stages in the employee lifecycle. This eBook offers strategies to maintain compliance, outlines common compliance mistakes, and more.

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Philadelphia Employers: Puff, Puff Pass[ed Drug Test]


In the year of marijuana blog posts, we will close out 2021 with another marijuana update. We have discussed during recent webinars that the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is chasing after other jurisdictions who have banned pre-employment testing for marijuana.

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New York City Fair Chance Act: Proposed Solution


In October 2015, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“CCHR”) enacted the New York City Fair Chance Act (“NYC FCA”), which amended the New York City Human Rights Law.

The HR Biweekly Payroll Calendar Template

Paying employees accurately and on time is a must for every business. But with new compliance regulations and hiring challenges popping up everywhere, keeping track of pay dates can be tricky. To help, Paycor is providing a downloadable biweekly payroll calendar complete with 2022 pay dates.