Why Marijuana Has No Place in the Workplace

June 13, 2019 Mark Bogner Uncategorized

Marijuana laws for both recreational and medicinal use are rapidly changing in the United States. There are currently 10 states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana and 22 additional states that allow medicinal use of the drug. It is now easier than ever for employees to obtain and use the substance in various formats, […]

Don’t Be “Basic”

June 13, 2019 Mark Bogner Uncategorized

DON’T BE BASIC (ON YOUR BACKGROUND CHECKS) According to urban dictionary, the term “Basic” is used to describe someone devoid of defining characteristics that might make a person interesting, extraordinary, or simply worth devoting time or attention to. If your background check is just “basic” you could be missing key defining information regarding the behavioral […]

What’s in a name?

February 14, 2019 Mike Barnhart Uncategorized

The Importance of checking aliases You’ve done your due diligence. You’ve completed a background check on all your employees. Your church is safe, right? Or is it? Did you run an Alias Name Search on your applicants as well?   An alias is any other name someone may be known by. Most of the time […]

Going beyond the background check

October 5, 2018 Mike Barnhart Uncategorized

Employment verifications, education verifications and reference checks are likely the most time-consuming part of the background check process, but it can often be the most important. While checking for criminal records and testing for drug use are vital, verifying employment and education history to ensure a candidate is not misrepresenting his or her experience and […]