Top 10 Talent Management & Employment Screening Blogs from 2020


As you review your company’s initiatives, here are Cisive’s top 10 talent management and employment screening articles from 2020. 4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020. A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations.

Top 10 Talent Management & Employment Screening Blogs from 2020


As you review your company’s initiatives, here are Cisive’s top 10 talent management and employment screening articles from 2020. 4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020. A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations.


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The Advantages of Next-Gen Quarterly Certifications and Attestations Workflows

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Compliance management technology can deliver powerful metrics, automate processes, and generate predictive insights that help bank management make better decisions for the future of the bank. Compliance with SOX requirements is necessary for all organizations.

The Importance in Accuracy in Background Screening


As laws governing background checks constantly change, regulatory oversight expands and the ranks of applicants misrepresenting themselves grows, selecting a vendor to conduct background checks on candidates is more important than ever, not to mention that legal compliance has also become more challenging. Add the laws that vary by state, and most companies require a dedicated team just to maintain the most basic standards for compliance.

The Future of Healthcare Background Screening


The Future of Healthcare Background Screening Jun. Background screening is vital for meeting regulatory and accreditation standards in healthcare, but because background checks are triggered at the time of offer, they are largely considered a necessary evil of the pre-employment process.

Screening applicants: best methods and handy tips


In this step-by-step guide, you will find useful screening techniques and tips to follow. During screening this and other biases can be harmful. Once you’ve done all these, let’s get down to business with screening applicants. Screening resumes. Screening cover letters.

7 Compliance Questions That Keep HR Professionals Up at Night

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Navigating the complex and evolving compliance landscape poses significant challenges for HR professionals and staffing agencies. This rigorous review process has considerable overlap with what employers are already doing to support FCRA and EEOC compliance.

7 Compliance Questions That Keep HR Professionals Up at Night

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7 Compliance Questions That Keep HR Professionals Up at Night. Navigating the complex and evolving compliance landscape poses significant challenges for HR professionals and staffing agencies. Certificate of rehabilitation, bonding, or other qualifying factors.

4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020


A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. New HR Compliance Changes for 2020. It also covers employers with at least one employee unless the employer can show evidence of undue hardship for compliance.

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Background Screening for HR and Recruiting Leaders


HR and recruiting leaders are wholly invested in compliance when it comes to background screening and employment law. As a best-in-class vendor partner for background screening, Cisive fields a lot of questions from companies about the background check process. Here, we’ll share the five most commonly asked questions about background screening. Which laws regulate the employment and background screening process? Global Screening. Drug Screening.

5 Reasons Why HR Compliance is More Complicated Than Ever


Because compliance is changing so quickly on the state and federal level, HR departments are finding it more and more challenging to keep up with current regulations and changes to employment law. A vendor partner can be the HR practitioner’s best support to help navigate the fast-moving legal compliance landscape that includes background screening, reference checks, and employment verification. Non-Compliance in HR is Complicated and Expensive.

ISO Certification: Why Your Background Screening Company Should Be Certified


When background screening companies present services, they tend to put their best foot forward. Due to this inconsistency in market messaging, top tier background screening companies are implementing International Organization for Standards (ISO) to drive a formalized quality management system so clients can rest assured their screening partners are focused on quality and continuous process improvement. Background Screening Hiring Pre-Employment

Privacy Shield Certification Furthers Aurico’s Position as Trusted Background Screening Leader


As further evidence of its dedication to the highest compliance standards, Aurico — a CareerBuilder company and a global provider of background screening and drug testing — has now achieved the Privacy Shield Self-Certification from the U.S. Privacy Shield Self-Certification demonstrates Aurico’s adherence to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, an important distinction in the background screening space.

The Truth About False Positives and Employment Drug Screens


Employee drug screenings have been standard procedure for decades in many industries, but the nation’s ongoing crisis of opiate and opioid abuse make it a growing focus for employers and HR professionals across the country. Looking for employment drug screening services and background checks?

Don’t Panic! Background Screening Explained

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You may also be screened for drug and alcohol use. These documents can help the CRA speed along the screening in the event they can’t reach your former employer or the organization is no longer in business. Helpful tip: Have a copy of your transcript, certificate or degree handy. Drug Screening. If your future employer requests a drug screen, you will be asked to go to a collection site and provide a sample of either urine, saliva or hair. You did it.

EEOC: Workplace Compliance Measures in Fighting COVID-19


As stay-at-home orders are lifted and employees return to the workplace , employers are scrambling to find — not just personal protection equipment — but information on what other measures they can take to prevent transmission of the coronavirus without running afoul of compliance laws.

Starting 2018 With FCRA Compliance

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Background screening is a highly regulated industry. Sterling Talent Solutions conducts a quarterly FCRA Compliance webinar series to keep attendees current on the latest FCRA guidelines and legislation impacting the hiring process. There are four procedures that must be followed by an organization that is utilizing a CRA to perform background checks in order to be compliant with the FCRA: End-user Certification.

Returning to work presents ADA compliance challenges for employers

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Screening workers. You will need a protocol for screening everyone that doesn’t violate the ADA. Your opening plan should include screening before return to work – ideally every shift.

HR’s Top HIPAA Compliance Misconceptions Dispelled

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Federal safety program-required exams : Confidentiality is not required when a job candidate undergoes an exam that is part of the medical review process to receive certification through a federal safety program. These include motor vehicle certifications for commercial truck drivers, medical certificates for most pilots, screenings for U.S. Drug screens: Drug screens can show a big return on investment when evaluating a job candidate.

Employers Paid Out $174M to Resolve Background Check Lawsuits


At a time when employers increasingly use background-check reports to screen job candidates, class action lawsuits have become an important tool to ensure that the rights of applicants are protected,” said Good Jobs First Research Director Philip Mattera, who leads the work on Violation Tracker (available to the public at ). The class certification battle is therefore the decisive point of the litigation in many cases.

Crimcheck Has Achieved SOC2 Type I Compliance

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Brunswick, Ohio {January 31, 2019} Crimcheck , a company specializing in providing their customer base with quality pre-employment screening, employment history, driving record reports, drug screening, and many other background check services, today announced that it has successfully completed a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 ® Type I Audit examination for their Background Check System. The post Crimcheck Has Achieved SOC2 Type I Compliance appeared first on Crimcheck.

Importance of Workforce Monitoring and Re-screening in the Financial Services Industry

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But it is just as important to monitor and re-screen employees after hire. Trusting that employees are honorable and honest is at the heart of this relationship and background screening helps achieve peace of mind. What is Workforce Monitoring and Re-Screening? Re-screening is the process of performing background checks on current employees at periodic intervals, while monitoring is proactive, ongoing checks for potential issues.

Perspective: Why #1 Matters in Background Screening


It is for this reason that it is increasingly crucial to do business with a reputable background screening company. There are perhaps hundreds of vendors that provide background screening services. For employers who select the wrong background screening company, the two biggest negative consequences are lawsuits from job applicants or employees, and investigations and audits by government watchdogs. In summary, background screening firms are not created equal.

What Healthcare Compliance Officers Should Know About the New CMS Rule on “Bad Actors”


What Healthcare Compliance Officers Should Know About the New CMS Rule on “Bad Actors” Mar. Healthcare compliance officers need to be vigilant in conducting due diligence when contracting with and onboarding new providers and/or suppliers,” Davie says. “In

Be in the Know: Compliance in the Sharing Economy

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Compliance in the Sharing Economy. Step one in managing an effective, compliant screening program is to know which regulations are operative in your geographies and industry segment. A key takeaway for companies related to the FCRA includes understanding how your background screening partner complies with these standards. Another important thing to look for is the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) certification for the FCRA.

The Growing Demand in Asia’s Healthcare Industry


A major facilitator enabling these fraudsters is the inadequacy of background screening in an organization. For instance, not verifying your candidates’ educational qualifications caters perfectly to scenarios of degree and certification fraud.

3 Downsides of Not Doing Background Checks Internationally


The most recent trends report from the Professional Background Screeners Association (PBSA) , found that regardless of whether a company has locations outside the United States or job applicants that live or have lived overseas, employers stated it is at least somewhat important (80%) for companies to have access to global/international screening capabilities. Global background check screening is important and complex.

How the California Consumer Privacy Act Impacts Background Checks


How the CCPA Impacts Background Screening. The CCPA potentially could impose substantial compliance burdens on and create significant class-action exposure for every company that employs California residents and has more than $25 million in annual gross revenues. Where Your Background Screening Company Comes Into the California Consumer Protection Act. Background Screening Compliance Criminal Records Employment Law FCRA Compliance Hiring HR Industry News

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Background Screening a Minor: Should It Be Done?


2 For these reasons, employers may have justification for developing and implementing a background screening program for minors. As with all background screens for applicants or employees, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires consent in conjunction with pre-employment screening for minors as well. Though work permits may exist with consent from a parent, parents must also authorize and consent to a background screen of their minor child.

California Supreme Court Upholds Background Check Compliance Requirements

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A recent ruling by the California Supreme Court puts the background screening laws on a state level in the spotlight. Each state, such as California as shown by the recent ruling, will have their own specific laws about background screening. Disclosure & Authorization – Users must certify that it has a permissible purpose, that every individual who is screened has given consent in the form of a written authorization and disclosure prior to running the background check.

2021 State Drug Testing Law Updates for Employers


The web of workplace drug and alcohol testing compliance continues to grow and has become increasingly impactful to employers. Drug Screening Employment Law HR Industry News

Answers to Your Questions About GDPR Compliance in the US and Canada

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Sterling Talent Solutions hosted a webinar entitled “GDPR Compliance: What It Means for HR in the US and Canada” just before the launch of the changes. Answers to Your GDPR Compliance Questions. The GDPR will generally only apply to employment screening if the company requesting (or ultimately using) the screening is established in the European Economic Area (EEA). As there is no certification for GDPR, how can you determine compliance?

Why is it important to be PBSA accredited?


Data shows that incomplete and unfit background screenings often cause FCRA lawsuits that cost millions of dollars to employers. A legally compliant and thorough background screening process cannot be disregarded in such a scenario. Learn about why is it important to be PBSA accredited?

The Value of Education and Credential Checking for Employers in Healthcare and Finance


When conducting background checks on higher-level applicants where a certain certification or degree is considered a qualification, like a registered nurse or licensed accountant, many companies choose to verify with the registrar if the applicant possesses that certification or degree they are attesting to. Using the proper background checks can help you protect your business, ensure compliance with federal and state laws, and greatly reduce the risk of legal action.

How Resume & Employment Verification Protects Employers


Resume fraud is a global problem that affects employers, the gig economy, and volunteer agencies whether they are screening in the U.S., screening people with history outside of the home country, or screening outside of the U.S.