Complying with the Fair Chance Act

California’s Assembly Bill 1008, better known as the Fair Chance Act went into effect on January 1, 2018 and prohibits employers from asking about conviction history until after a job offer is made.  The law applies to all California employers with five or more employees.  California is serious about AB 1008.  To that effect, they […]

Important Takeaways from the 2018 NAPBS Annual Conference

Important Takeaways from the 2018 NAPBS Annual Conference Employers Choice Screening had the opportunity to attend the 2018 NAPBS Annual Conference held in Baltimore, Maryland (MD) this week. The event hosted over 1,000 attendees and more than 45 exhibitors providing services to complement solutions to consumer reporting agencies (CRA). The theme for the 2018 NAPBS […]

Human Resources Goals for 2018

Top 7 Human Resources Goals for the New Year Updating Employment Background Screening and Drug Testing Policies Successful employers will always review their business plan on an annual basis and make necessary changes relative to what transpired over the preceding year. One of the most crucial parts of any organization’s business plan is Human Resources, […]

Four Mistakes Made With Instant Employment Background Checks

Instant Employment Background Checks Could Cost You More Than They Are Worth Employers now more than ever want to make hiring decisions instantly due to a very aggressive job market where applicants are plentiful. They want to ensure they are doing some form of “screening” either because they are obligated to do so due to […]