Transportation Industry Background Screening


Transportation Industry Background Screening. InfoMart’s pre-employment screening program was designed in accordance with DOT, FAA, and FMCSA regulations. Pre-employment screening and drug tests can reduce these risks. Background Screening. InfoMart allows trucking and transportation companies nationwide to implement comprehensive, DOT-compliant background screening programs for drivers and other personnel. Blogs Pre-Employment Screening Transportation

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.

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Aurico Achieves Green Business Certification


Aurico is proud to announce that it has met the standards for "Green Business" Certification. Dedication to a paperless environment by building the award-winning WebACE™ Screening Platform.

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.

Tracking Applicants in the Screening Process: The Do’s and Don’ts

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If you wait until after you have started the screening process , creating a tracking method can become very overwhelming. Successful recruiters remember to follow up with applicants in a timely manner, always knowing what stage of the screening process each applicant is in.

How To Set Up An Effective Drug Screening Program

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Whether your business is health care or education, drug screening can play an important part of a comprehensive background check program — and it’s especially important in fields like medical, human resources, safety and security. In fact, when you want to improve workforce quality and safety, reduce workers’ compensation and health care costs, increase productivity and more at your business, drug screening can often be a huge asset. Document Everything Clearly.

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.

ERISA Record Retention Requirements In Plain English


The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 requires that you retain important plan documentation. ERISA requires you to retain plan documents and employee benefit plan information for a few good reasons: Being Ready for Audits. Fiduciary Plan Documents. Loan documents.

The Growing Importance of Detailed Job Descriptions in HR


Times are changing, and an increasing number of state’s medical and legal marijuana use laws contain language that significantly impacts the actions that employers can take with screening and discipline. There are a few noteworthy legal changes that impact employer screening programs. Starting in May of 2020, employers in New York City will be prohibited from screening for marijuana in pre-employment drug tests [3].

Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse Requirement: What Employers and Drivers Should Know


The FMCSA clearinghouse brings the following new requirements for employers: Pre-Employment Screening – Employers will be required to run detailed database queries in order to make sure applicants they are planning to hire for regulated positions do not have outstanding positive test results. d) Certificate of receipt. Each employer shall maintain the signed certificate and may provide a copy of the certificate to the driver.

5 Reasons Why HR Compliance is More Complicated Than Ever


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. The Cisive platform ensures state-specific Ban the Box documents are presented to the correct person when necessary to comply with legislation, improving your time to fill and streamlining your workflow.

Best Hiring Practices to Set You (and Your Next Employee) Up for Success

Tandem HR

Requirements: Which qualifications, education, certifications or attributes are required and which are preferred? Determine the screening criteria. Use the job description to develop your screening criteria. Education and certifications.

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Can Save Your Business Money

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So businesses have a short window to screen applicants and apply for this credit. Now that the program has been re-enacted retroactively, how do businesses (retroactively) screen applicants to receive their benefits? This document must also be signed by the employer or their agent.

The Conundrum of Cannabis

HRO Today

Additionally, while there are some states that protect the rights of patients who use medical marijuana, employers open themselves up to HIPPA violations if they ask an employee to provide documentation of their cardholder status,” Piovesan adds.

Why You Should Integrate Your HR Platform with HireSelect

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Anyone who’s involved in the hiring process knows how challenging it can be to manage all the moving pieces.

A Checklist of the Usual Pre-employment Requirements

Career Metis

It helps to be aware of these so you can prepare yourself and any certificates and documents that you need to provide. . Carefully create yours so that you highlight the skills, experiences, certifications, and awards that your potential employer is looking for.

Alias Names: How They Affect a Background Check


Court documents are typically filed under a person’s legal name, as printed on a birth certificate, ID card, passport, or other government issued instrument. However, people who are known by a nickname could possess enough proper documentation under that name to cause a court clerk to record an alleged crime under that nickname. To increase the ability to match a candidate with a criminal record, background screening companies associate a name with a data of birth.

Branding your Talent / Learning Management System


Provide a public link to the document and provide access to approved logos of several sizes to make it easy for others to comply. Completion Certificates – Can reference the portal name and include the logo. Written by: Warren Phillips.

Recent FCRA Updates You Need to Know

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One of the amendments, The Security Freeze Notice , which went into effect on September 21, 2018, has required Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRA), to update documentation. The background screening industry is highly regulated by federal, state and local laws.

The Dangers of Diploma Mills: How Can You Guard Against Education Deception?

General Information Services

It’s bad enough to find out an employee has padded their resume; imagine the impact when employees have entirely faked certifications and degrees in high pressure fields like healthcare. With the dangers of fraudulent credentials ever-present, it’s up to employers to screen for these falsehoods. An article published by The Chronicle of Higher Education states that diploma mills are paid around half a billion dollars per year to provide fraudulent education documents.

Answering the Top 5 Questions Your Talent Has About Background Checks


Explain that most screening services aren’t instantaneous. While some background screening services are automated, a trusted screening partner will augment automation with an in-person information retriever. InfoMart’s risk-free screening audit is here to help.

Recent FCRA Updates You Need to Know

Sterling Check

One of the amendments, The Security Freeze Notice , which went into effect on September 21, 2018, has required Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRA), to update documentation. The background screening industry is highly regulated by federal, state and local laws.

Why You Should Care About Accreditation


These companies don’t have certifications that protect your company’s interests or your employee’s rights—Leaving you liable. The best way to ensure an accurate and efficient onboarding process is to work with an accredited screening company.

4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020


Completed by each new employee at your business, it is used to determine and document each employee’s eligibility to work in the US. Provided clarifications on acceptable documents for Form I-9.

Employee records retention: we have to keep them for how long?


Selection and Hiring Records: job applications, resumes, advertisements about job openings, screening tools, interview notes, records relating to hiring decisions. 1 year after creation of document or hire/no-hire decision is made, whichever is later. Employee I-9 Form: Form I-9 and any accompanying ID documents. If you’ve been tasked to create and retain employee records, you know there are varying retention timeframes for each record.

Simple HR for Small and Medium Businesses

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For example, you might want to give managers access to the employees in their departments, or everything except pay and performance information Allow you to store actual documents, not just data. Inevitably, you’ll want to store signed contracts, scans of certification and other documents.

Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

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If your organization is serious about successfully employing this population, then consider offering some of these services: Reentry resources – Links to and documentation about existing public reentry services in your community.

4 Communication Tips for Job Seekers: How to Utilize Modern Tools

Career Metis

Whichever of these methods you find most compelling, keep in mind that your documents will likely be read, at least initially, on a mobile screen. Update your account frequently with articles, new skills, qualifications and certifications.

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Retool Manufacturing Workforce Practices: Shift, Time Clock, Leave, Hiring


The best schedules consider employee preferences, required certifications/licenses, and compliance rules. Tracking time for employees is also an important way to document eligibility for SBA loan forgiveness under the payroll protection program. Document your leave policy.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


General Atlantic Backs GIS, a Provider of Background Screening. Skillsoft Partners with CompTIA for Cybersecurity Analyst Certification. Access and Equifax Workforce Solutions Partner to Further Enhance Functionality of Leading Document Management Platform. Happy Friday.

The Growing Importance of Detailed Job Descriptions


The fast-evolving legal landscape of employment drug screening laws, primarily with state-specific marijuana laws, has brought increasing challenges for employers. In the early years of medical marijuana legalization, most state-specific marijuana laws had no significant impact on or failed even to mention employment drug screening programs. There are a few noteworthy legal changes that impact employer screening programs.

How to Prepare for an Emergency in the Middle of One

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Make sure they easily open, screens can be taken out quickly and security bars can be properly opened. Important documents binder – include copies of passports, health and medical records, and birth certificates.

10 Reasons You’re Not Getting Job Interviews — And How to Turn It Around

Career Metis

If your document lacks them, no humans may ever know you applied. Your future employer wants to know about the degrees, certificates, and licenses you carry. ” Fortunately, you don’t have to write a new document for each listing.

FTC Offers Advice on Background Checks


According to the FTC’s blog post: Background screening reports are “consumer reports” under the Fair Credit Reporting Act when they serve as a factor in determining a person’s eligibility for employment, housing, credit, insurance or other purposes and they include information “bearing on a consumer’s credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living.”.

The Complete Guide to Background Checks


GoodHire offers a full suite of background checks and employment screening services. According to , 96% of employers conduct one or more types of employment background screening. If the position is specialized, applicants and employees may undergo further screenings.