Transportation Industry Background Screening

InfoMart

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

Cisive

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.

Aurico Achieves Green Business Certification

Aurico

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

General Information Services

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

Spark Hire

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

Effortless HR

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.

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

Spark Hire

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. One of the best ways to make sure you do not miss any follow up calls during the screening process is to utilize your calendar reminders. DON ’T lose track of important applicant documents.

The Growing Importance of Detailed Job Descriptions in HR

Cisive

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].

5 Reasons Why HR Compliance is More Complicated Than Ever

Cisive

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.

ERISA Record Retention Requirements In Plain English

ForUsAll

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.

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

Cisive

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.

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

HR Bartender

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.

Why You Should Integrate Your HR Platform with HireSelect

Criteria Corp

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

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.

Recent FCRA Updates You Need to Know

Sterling Talent Solutions

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

Peopletrail

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.

Branding your Talent / Learning Management System

HRchitect

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.

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.

Alias Names: How They Affect a Background Check

Aurico

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.

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.

Answering the Top 5 Questions Your Talent Has About Background Checks

InfoMart

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 Talent Solutions

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 Growing Importance of Detailed Job Descriptions

Cisive

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.

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

Stratus

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.

FTC Offers Advice on Background Checks

HRExecutive

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.”.

Simple HR for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

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.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

HRmarketer

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.

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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300+ Questions to Ask Applicant Tracking System Vendors on Demos

Select Software Reviews

Can we add pre-screen questions to assist candidates in self selection process (i.e. Can the ATS assign pre-screening questions to requisition? Can the ATS search candidates by application status (responded, screened, interviewed, etc.)?

New at Workday Rising:

HR Times

For example, to facilitate ongoing regulatory compliance requirements, Rochester can now easily track employees’ flu vaccinations and health screens, required certifications and licenses, ACA-related data, and onboarding and termination procedures, such as I-9 verification and COBRA notifications.

New at Workday Rising:

HR Times

For example, to facilitate ongoing regulatory compliance requirements, Rochester can now easily track employees’ flu vaccinations and health screens, required certifications and licenses, ACA-related data, and onboarding and termination procedures, such as I-9 verification and COBRA notifications.

Starting 2018 With FCRA Compliance

Sterling Talent Solutions

Background screening is a highly regulated industry. 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. CRA’s are required to obtain a certification of compliance by the user (client) that the user will abide by the FCRA and other applicable laws. Candidates are protected under various local, state and federal laws.

What is GINA? The federal discrimination law you need to know.

Business Management Daily

GINA also prohibits health insurers – including employers who self-insure coverage – from using genetic information to screen out employees for coverage or benefits. When an employee requests FMLA leave for a serious health condition, the certification form may also reveal a genetic condition.

5 Emerging Technologies That Are Impacting Hiring and Recruiting

CakeHR

Automation tools created specifically for recruiting have emerged in recent years, which can automate tasks like writing job descriptions and screening candidates.

New Image Editor – August 2016

Workbright

of them for miskeying their document IDs and issuing authorities. Check the names of anyone whose documents you’d like to review, Then verify that the documents the new hire is presenting match the documents they’ve brought with them for inspection.

Innovations in Performance-Based Assessments

TrueAbility

TrueAbility entered the skill assessment and certification markets as one of the first to offer Pure Performance-Based assessment – meaning that a person could demonstrate their skill and ability by performing real tasks in a live hands-on, computer environment. Customers that have certifications and talent assessments that only rely on candidates performing hands-on tasks, get a purview into their ability and skill. We can now Repurpose MCQ in a Performance-Based Exam.