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What Drugs Are Not Tested In a 5-Panel Drug Test?

Drug Testing:  What is in a 5-Panel Drug Test vs a 9-Panel Drug Test? Many employers run only a standard 5 panel drug test on applicants and employees.  Often times, these employers are ordering drug screening with an out-of-date drug screening policy. My advice to those employers is this…just as the world grows, evolves and changes, so should the panels …

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Background Checks and Diploma Mills

Article Written 2008 A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records and financial records. Background checks are often requested by employers on job candidates, especially on candidates seeking a position that requires high security or a position of trust, such as in a school, hospital, financial institution, airport, and government. …

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A Glossary of Background Screening Terms

OK Karen, you’ve received the final background screening report on your job candidate but some of the terms are in ScreenANeeze. No worries, we can help you understand!  Here’s MBI’s MBictionary, our glossary of background screening terms to help you understand the lingo on your job candidate’s background check report. Adverse Action An action denying an applicant employment based in …

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MBI Monthly Myth Buster – January 2020

MYTH:  TRUE OR FALSE? It is a good idea to use my family and friends as professional references? MYTH BUSTER:  FALSE It is not a good idea to use family and friends as a professional reference on a job application. The main reason is your family and friends don’t usually know you in a professional standing and therefore are biased …

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WHAT DOES THE DRUG TEST DISPOSITION MEAN?

Not knowing what your employee drug test disposition means can be frustrating and very confusing.  MBI Worldwide Background Checks and Drug Screening strives to make your drug screening process as seamless as possible, by offering not only the newest panels and products available, but also educating our clients on what to look for when testing an applicant and/or employee.  The …

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The Process of Employee TB Testing

If you are in charge of the Tuberculosis (TB) Testing of employees and job applicants at your company, and are confused and frustrated about the process and tracking of the TB Testing, trust me you are not alone.  As a matter of fact, let me just confuse you even more by telling you that the Step 1 TB Test is …

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MBI Monthly Myth Buster – December 2019

Facts vs. Myths.  MBI Monthly Myth Buster – December 2019   MYTH : TRUE OR FALSE I can run a background check using the candidate’s nickname. MYTH BUSTER : FALSE It is a common misconception that criminal records are housed by a person’s social security number. The reality is criminal records are stored by name and date of birth. When criminal …

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How Will the 2020 FMCSA Clearinghouse Rules Impact Your Fleet

FMCSA Clearinghouse Rules Will Take Effect January 6, 2020.  Here’s How Employers Can Prepare For This New DOT Regulation. What is the Clearinghouse? A secure, online database that will give employers and other authorized users real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations. This is a 3 years transition to …