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Letter From Santa

I guess even The North Pole has a HR Department implementing policy and a drug free workplace.  Santa wants you to know he just can’t eat those edibles, even though they might be considered legal in your state. December 2019 Dear Friends, According to federal DOT laws, one cannot operate A commercial sleigh under the influence of cannabis so my …

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Is Your HR Plate Too Full?

Let MBI Worldwide take the Background Screening tasks off your plate Federal Criminal Search Statewide Criminal Search County Criminal Search County Civil Search National Database MBI Crime Files Sex Offender Registry Homeland Security Search Social Security Number Trace Social Security Number Verification Medtrace (FACIS®- Fraud and Abuse Control Information System) National Practitioner Database Worker’s Compensation Claim History Search Motor Vehicle …

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2020 Begins With a Marijuana High in Illinois

How will the 2020 Illinois’ Recreational Marijuana Law Impact Illinois Business Owners and Employers? Illinois boarded the magic bus this year and enacted legislation that will legalize the consumption of cannabis on January 1, 2020.  Although this law is a long-awaited win for the marijuana loving community, it has brought more questions than answers for Illinois business owners and employers. …

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Career Growth: You Should Never Stop Growing and Learning

On a recent work trip to a SHRM conference, members of my leadership team came up with a nick-name for me. “Tim in Training” At first, I was a little surprised. I have been in my role for some time and I am an innovator in my organization. I thought they were poking fun at me for all the mistakes …

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MBI Worldwide Background Checks & Drug Screening Celebrates Four Consecutive Years on HRO Today Baker’s Dozen List

MBI Worldwide Background Checks & Drug Screening continues to be recognized by HRO Today Baker’s Dozen ST. PETERSBURG, FL, NOVEMBER 20, 2019  –MBI Worldwide Background Checks & Drug Screening, a global provider of compliant employment screening and risk-management solutions, has been named to the HRO Today Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for Pre-Employment Screening, ranking first on the midsize leaders …

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Drop it Like It’s Non-Compliant!

THE HOT TOPIC OF NON-COMPLIANT FORMS FROM MBI WORLDWIDE BACKGROUND CHECKS Are your authorization and disclosure forms up-to-date and FCRA compliant? In this article, we are going to dive into the deep end of non-compliance, related to consent forms. Let me start by asking you a couple questions, (it is ok to be honest). Do you know exactly what is …

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What Should your Background Report Include?

Let’s start with the BASICS, shall we? More times than not, employers are unsure of what they need to be looking for when it comes to screening potential employees. It is up to the background screening company to educate them and to tailor to their needs. There are so many different levels of searches out there, from a basic Social …

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Adverse Action – The Nitty Gritty Details

What is Adverse Action and how does it apply to you as an employer? Organizations turn to pre-employment background checks to protect them from several levels of risk and possible litigation. If you are an employer denying employment to an applicant BASED ON the results of a background check that you obtained (with the applicant’s signed authorization of course) from …