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Get to Know Texas Drug Testing: Common Drug Testing Questions Answered!

Some states in the United States have adopted fairly strict regulations around which employers can or cannot use drug tests. However, the Lone Star State has its own set of standards when it comes to drug testing. Common drug testing questions are answered here about Texas drug testing, in...

Background Checks in the News: Here's What Human Resources Needs to Know!

It has once again been a busy month for background screening around the United States, including employment and the constant issues related to background checks before firearm purchases. The growing organization and availability of big datasets also tempt people to exploit that data as a way to...

Why Should You Search Every Source When Screening Potential Applicants

Did you ever wonder why you need to research more than one source when screening a potential applicant? When you want to get a complete picture of the applicants seeking to join your company, it is essential to screen their past experiences thoroughly. This process involves reviewing references...

Don't Be Afraid—Background Screenings Can Protect Your Business!

This Halloween season, there's more than just ghosts and ghouls to frighten us. Human Resources seems perpetually haunted by the specter of liability and the fear of high employee turnover! In all seriousness, employment is a tricky business. Doing your due diligence at the beginning of the...

What Questions Should You Ask When Tracking Background Screening Statistics?

When companies employ a system of background screening for the candidates they wish to hire, they have a few key ways to maximize their value. In most contexts, their goal is something like this:

  • Hire the best candidates
  • Spend the least amount of money
  • Be as thorough as possible
  • Avoid losing...

How Can You Tell If That Degree Is Real? Investigate Education Claims Thoroughly!

Education verification may only rarely reveal fraud, but it used to be a reasonably quick process by comparison with more recent developments. Reaching out to a fully accredited, brick-and-mortar higher education institution was the norm. Additionally, they typically retained long-term records...

What Are the Challenges of Education Verification in the Age of Online Colleges?

As you've probably already experienced, the process for verifying an online college is a cumbersome one. When full of potential dead ends where it may be impossible to verify the employee's experience thoroughly. Here are some of the other challenges you might encounter and options to solve...

Employment Background Screening Checks Services in Texas

Laws Governing Background Screening in Texas

When conducting employment background checks in Texas, you first need to know what you are legally allowed to ask. You should also be aware of how screening for these items can help you prevent future legal liability. These tools are surprisingly...

How Changes in the Labor Industry Are Shaking up Human Resources and Hiring

Varying trends in employment continue to evolve within the United States rapidly. Lower levels of unemployment, outsourcing of work to other countries, and steadily increasing social acceptability of marijuana use lead to background screening and drug tests making headlines! Today we're going to...

Using a Third-Party Screening Service for Background Checks Can Save Thousands

Running a business can put things into perspective in terms of cost—especially when it comes to hiring. We at CNet technologies pose this hypothesis: big or small, a bad employee costs your company. Ultimately, it's far more than what you spend on screening and running a background check on any...

Adverse Action and Background Checks: Using Third-Party Screening Can Help

Background checks are a great tool in the hiring process: everything from identity and work verification to credit and criminal history can be found on a background check. While they can often be a mere formality in the hiring process for the perfect candidate, sometimes a background check will...

Third-Party Screening of the Social Media Generation Is Still Crucial!

The world is on the brink of Generation Z entering the workforce and becoming productive members of society, and yet it feels like only yesterday that millennials were making their debut. Just like with millennials, Gen Z is expected to shake up company culture, so how can you anticipate and...