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MBI Worldwide’s Kim Cox Receives Advanced FCRA Certification

(Posted 1/6/17) Kim Cox, Senior Support Staff at MBI Worldwide, received her Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Advanced Certification in December 2016. The FCRA Advanced Certification Program is intended for employment background screening professionals looking to demonstrate a commitment to compliance within their organization. The Advanced Certification Program is open to everyone and is perfect for individuals in compliance or legal …

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BEGIN 2017 STRONG WITH ANNUAL RE-SCREENING OF CURRENT EMPLOYEES

Does “Bob in Bookkeeping” Have His Hand in Your Pocketbook? The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Research Department estimates that 69% of companies in the United States conduct some level of background check on new employees. As of 2012, most of these background checks are conducted after a contingent offer of employment. In 2009, “Bob in Bookkeeping” got a job for one …

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Should Mr. Burns Run An Annual Background Check on Homer Simpson?

For nearly 30 years Homer Simpson has been a big part of Sector 7-G at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. We can only assume the plant’s billionaire owner, C. Montgomery Burns did not have a very thorough background process. We’ve seen Homer involved in countless accidents, that have even resulted in the death of a co-worker. (Rest in Peace Frank …

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Three Topics To Evaluate Before Implementing the New Overtime Law Into Your Small Business

Everyone has heard about the new overtime law that was due to go into effect in early December.  Although the new overtime rules have been halted temporarily, once they do go into effect the changes will more than double the salary threshold for eligible employees and will affect about 4.2 million workers in this country. Here are a few topics that small business owners need to evaluate prior …

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Four Ways To Improve Employee Health and Wellness

Posted 12/2/16 A new year is almost upon us and you shouldn’t just be making resolutions about your own health and well-being. Now is the time to establish some goals for employees that go beyond the office. Focusing on their health and wellness can be a benefit to everyone involved. Here are a few ways to get started in improving …

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MBI’S EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2016

MBI WORLDWIDE’S TOP BANANA TROPHY GOES TO… drumroll please…. EOM honors are bestowed upon a MBI team member each month who goes above and beyond his or her own job description to benefit co-workers and add to the overall success of MBI Worldwide. Congratulations to Meredith Moyers, Director of Operations, MBI Employee of the Month, November 2016!   Thank you for everything you do! …