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Consumer Reports: How Should Potential Adverse Information Factor Into My Hiring Decision?

Adverse information in a consumer report could be considered anything that contradicts information the applicant has provided during the application/interview process, or anything negative that turns up in the course of looking into the applicant’s background.

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Helpful Information for Employment Screening and DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing

For those of you that conduct DOT drug and alcohol tests as part of your employment screening process, we thought we would share a great document prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary, entitled “What Employers Need to Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing”.

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The Many Terms and Meanings of Criminal Non-Convictions

There are multiple terms that tell us a criminal charge is a non-conviction. The terms used in any given court jurisdiction around the country can vary while essentially meaning the same thing.

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Close Doesn't Count!

In employment screening, there are no such rewards for gambling on sensory perception, or for coming close, but not hitting your target.

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