Busting 7 Myths About Background Screening

Busting 7 Myths About Background Screening

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP August 12 2019 It’s no secret that the background screening industry has been subject to bad press in the past. Thorough and compliant processes minimize risk and a comprehensive applicant support system rectifies errors quickly....
The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs

The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP June 13 2017 With the legalization of medicinal marijuana gaining traction in more than 26 states as well as 7 states and the District of Columbia for recreational use, changes in hiring parameters are the hot topic of the season....
Background Checks for Businesses?

Background Checks for Businesses?

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP March 14 2017 When beginning the hiring process, businesses are often told that they should perform background checks on potential employees before hiring them. However beneficial these screenings might be, many companies opt not to. It...
HR: The First Line of Defense in Preventing Insider Cyber-attacks

HR: The First Line of Defense in Preventing Insider Cyber-attacks

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP January 12 2017 The growing incidence of cyber-attacks is staggering, with 2016 being a record-breaking year. “There are 80 to 90 million plus cyber security events per year, with close to 400 new threats every minute, and up to 70...
Four Reference Questions You Can’t Ask

Four Reference Questions You Can’t Ask

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP November 18 2016 Reference checks are an integral part of a complete background screening process. But screening procedures like employment history verification, education verification, criminal history, and motor vehicle reports are...

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