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End the Year Strong With Annual Re-Screening

The final month of 2016 is upon us.  It is time to end your year strong with annual re-screening of your 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 …

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HEALTHCARE HR IS RISKY BUSINESS WEBINAR

Don’t miss our HEALTHCARE HR IS RISKY BUSINESS Webinar! Thursday, December 8, 2016 3:00 pm EST Topics Covered Include: Are you checking healthcare sanctions? What is your liability or risk? Do you know there are simple ways to stay compliant? REGISTER ONLINE HERE Presented by: Brittany Bollinger, Employment Background Screening Guru, MBI Worldwide Jolene Chullen, Executive Vice President & Compliance …

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MBI Worldwide Ranked Six By HRO Today Baker’s Dozen List of Top Background Screeners Providers

The list is out!  They’ve screened the screeners.  HRO Today Magazine announced MBI Worldwide ranked number six overall in the 2016 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen list of top employment screening performers in the nation. This list was announced November 17, 2016 on the HRO Today’s website at http://www.hrotoday.com/uncategorized/2016-bakers-dozen-customer-satisfaction-surveys-screening/ The scoring model includes the following metrics: Quality of Service Breadth of Servic Size of Customers Overall Performance …

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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 …