Why Marijuana Has No Place in the Workplace

June 13, 2019 Amy Baker 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 Amy Baker 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 […]

Are you ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act?

April 9, 2019 Helene Uncategorized

The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, expands the rights consumers have regarding their personal information. It changes how it can be used and stored. The CCPA was signed into law on June 28, 2018 and will take effect on January 1,2020. Even if you aren’t in California it will likely set a precedent, so […]

What’s in a name?

February 14, 2019 Helene 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 […]

True Hire wins Weatherhead 100 Award for third consecutive year

February 7, 2019 Helene Uncategorized

True Hire, providers of background check, exit interview, drug screening and fingerprinting services, placed 56th in the 2018 Weatherhead 100 Awards. This was the company’s first time placing in the main “Weatherhead 100” category, showing its exponential growth over the past five years. The Weatherhead 100 is an award given by the Case Western Reserve […]

Going beyond the background check

October 5, 2018 Helene 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 […]