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What’s the liability associated with not screening job applicants?

Negligent hiring is legal theory in which employers can be held liable for the unlawful and/or improper actions of their employees IF the court can prove that the employer failed to make “reasonable” inquiries into the job applicant’s background and suitability for the position. Most negligent hiring lawsuits advocate that the employer failed to conduct appropriate research on their applicant …

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MBI’S EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 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 adds to the success of MBI Worldwide. Congratulations to Christopher Seenaught, Verification Specialist, MBI Employee of the Month, October 2016!   Thank you for everything you do!  We appreciate you.  

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Happy Veterans Day

Dear Veteran, Your service to our country is appreciated. We are more than grateful for you. Thank you. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank you for your service to this great country that we are blessed to call home. Thank you for fighting for our freedoms. These freedoms are sacred to us. Moreso than some in todays world quite realize. …

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10 Cool Features of MBI Worldwide’s Upgraded Software

10.) Ongoing account specific turnaround time, there are no special reports to pull.   9.) “Order By SSN option”.  This option allows for an instant means to order AKAs and county/state/federal jurisdictions to any order.  This feature also saves data entry. 8.) Applicant Quick Invite tool allows for the applicant to enter their own information into the system.  By entering minimal data …

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Keep Politics From Dividing the Workplace

Posted 11/7/16 There’s an old saying, “never discuss religion or politics in polite company.” But that phrase has gone by the wayside in this era of social media. There are political posts for each candidate from every party including Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein. The political banter online sometimes makes its way into the workplace and …

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Selecting an Employment Background Screening Vendor

Posted 11/1/2016 When considering an employment background screening company you should only use the best.  I personally know that selecting a new vendor can be time consuming and rigorous.  So what sets one screening company apart from the rest?  Why pick company A over company B? There are many factors to consider.  However there are some major key points to …

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Video Interviews Are On the Rise

Posted 10/31/16 Video may have killed the radio star in the 1970’s (insert The Buggles 1977 music hit here), but video technology is proving to be beneficial to job seekers today.  It’s not just the job applicant’s who can benefit from video resumes and interviews. Hiring Managers are getting something out of the video interview process also.  Time. Interviewing for a job …

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MBI’S EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2016

MBI’S TOP BANANA AWARD! 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 adds to the success of MBI Worldwide. Congratulations to Jeff McMillian, Director of IT, MBI Employee of the Month, September 2016!  Jeff has been with MBI Worldwide from BEFORE day one way …

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5 Ways to Ruin a Great Company Culture

COMPANY CULTURE.  Everyone WANTS to work in a positive environment. Sometimes, management can make mistakes that effectively ruin the culture of the office.  Doing so can impact morale, which then affects workflow and production. We all know in the end, that will waste time and money. Here are some ways to build the team up instead of tearing members down. Keep …

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Tom Laundry is Clowning Around

Posted 10/20/16 I know, I know, it’s been awhile since my last post. I’ve been busy with Fantasy Football. My sure-fire picks from months ago have been flops this season. So in between dodging conference calls and executive luncheons, I’ve been trying to rebuild. Earlier this week I realized all hope is likely gone, so I’ve been struggling with another …