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Why Your Start-Up Company Needs to Invest in Thorough, Ethical Background Checks

Many of us have our image of what a typical startup founder is like: self-funding or crowd-funding their idea and bootstrapping like crazy to get their vision off the ground. Perhaps you are a computer software application developer, or you have an idea for an eCommerce store that could be the...

HR Managers: New Court Rulings in Texas May Affect How—and Who—You Hire

The United States is in a bit of a "background check limbo" due to recent changes in how criminal background checks can affect the choice to hire—or not hire—new employees. This waiting zone is due to current legislation from August 2019, which created some ambiguity going forward about what the...

Why Background Screening Should Be Customized to the Needs of Your Business

When you start thinking about creating a background check program within your company, you will quickly see how much work it is to do personal verifications and checks yourself.

One of the reasons why CNet Technologies offers so many options for customized background screening services is that...

How Photo IDs Provide an Additional Level of Security for Your Company

No one likes to envision negative risks affecting their business—but one of the best ways to avoid a security breach is to prevent them proactively. Creating common-sense security measures in your company and making them the norm helps your employees feel secure and productive, knowing that...

Security and Recognition: Why You Should Provide Photo ID Badges as Your Company Grows

As your business grows, it is wise to consider whether name tags would be a good idea for the company. Indeed, young companies where four or five employees all work together may not need such identification. However, for larger companies, there are a host of benefits associated with these simple

Why Swab Drug Testing Is a Great Complement to Urinalysis for Your Job Candidates

The most common drug testing method—and the one most people consider the standard in the United States—is urine drug testing. It is considered hard to fake, and it finds a wide variety of drugs that could be present in a potential employee's body. Due to widespread use (90% of pre-employment...

What Is Hair Follicle Drug Testing? How Can It Support Your Hiring Practices?

Urine drug tests are considered the gold standard of drug tests in the United States, and for federally-mandated drug tests, they are the only approved option. They are minimally invasive and hard to fake, but they do come with some drawbacks.

Occasionally, the information they offer is unclear,...

Background Screening in the News: How Shifting Business Models Affect HR

As many companies experience downturns that require restructuring, the models for talent management are becoming increasingly critical for the average company; the way in which you hire matters more. You decide the structure of your organization chart and determine what role automation will play...

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...

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...