What's Included In An Employment Background Check
What’s Included In An Employment Background Check?

Are you looking to start background screening but don't know what should be included in an employment background check? Or perhaps you're getting ready for a job interview but you're a little nervous about what might come up in your background check? We're here to...

How To Run Employee Background Checks: The Complete Guide
How To Run Employee Background Checks: A Simple Guide

Most companies realize the importance of background checks and how much they can help or hurt a company. However, if you don't have a proper process set up for your screening, it can add unnecessary cost and complexity for yourself and your company. We've outlined some...

DOT Clearinghouse: Coming Soon!
DOT Clearinghouse: Coming Soon!

Registration for the DOT Clearinghouse will begin soon! For those DOT members who will be a part of the Clearinghouse, below is a timeline of upcoming events happening for the Clearinghouse that you should be aware of. The Clearinghouse final rule was made back in December...

Why You Should Stop Using Internet Explorer!
Why You Should Stop Using Internet Explorer!

There are a lot of reasons you should stop using Internet Explorer. One of the first reasons being that Microsoft themselves have recently warned users against using Internet Explorer, even going so far as to no longer describe IE as a web browser saying it...

Prescription Drugs In The Workplace
Prescription Medication In The Workplace

Are employers allowed to make employees disclose their medications? Or as an employee, do I have to disclose my medications if my employer requests it? This is one of the most common questions or hesitations that we get from both employers and employees about drug testing. Both...

New York To Drastically Increase OCA Search Fees

This past Monday, April 1st, after long negotiations New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Fiscal Year 2020 budget. This legislation will go into immediate effect once the Governor officially signs off which should occur by April 12th, but is expected to happen Friday. What...

What Does It Mean To Be FCRA Compliant?

What does it mean to be FCRA compliant? What does the Fair Credit Reporting act mean for employers? FCRA is a federal law that was enacted in 1970 to help consumers deal with inaccuracies in their credit reports....

Volunteer Screening: Protect The Kids!!
Volunteer Screening: Let’s Keep The Kids Safe!

As the spring season begins, so does the hunt for sports coaches and summer group volunteers. Participating in sports and activity groups are a great way for today's youth to build character and learn important lifelong lessons. Unfortunately, as many new stories often remind us, these...

The Five Most Addicting Substances In The World
The 5 Most Addictive Substances In The World

There is no shortage of addictive substances out there, but some are more dangerous than others. What makes a drug more dangerous or addictive? And what are the potential consequences of using certain drugs? Professor David Nutt, a psychiatrist and director of neuropsychopharmacology in the Division...