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Social Media in the Workplace

Social media has become a way of life for many of us. The Pew Research Center says 70 percent of Americans use social media to stay connected and Facebook just announced today that it had over two billion users. In fact, you probably found this blog via the MBI Worldwide Facebook or Twitter pages. But are you reading this post …

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Reminder: Los Angeles Ban the Box Ordinance Takes Effect January 22, 2017

In December, 2016, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law a Ban the Box ordinance called the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring that requires employers to remove questions about criminal history from job applications and restricts them from asking job applicants about criminal convictions until after a conditional offer of employment is made. The L.A. Ban the Box Ordinance is …

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MBI Worldwide Holds Preferred Supplier Agreement With Premier, Inc.

HEALTHCARE HUMAN RESOURCES MBI Worldwide has been awarded another three year group purchasing agreement  with Premier, Inc. effective March 1, 2015. The agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier, Inc. for employee background screening services. MBI Worldwide is a full employee background check company offering employment screening and hiring management solutions. …

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Workplace Violence is Nothing New… Neither are Background Checks

You might be surprised, but we come across an astounding number of organizations that still do not conduct employee background checks! The recent case of a California Charter School Teachers Aid being arrested last week for allegedly molesting an 8-year old girl has brought the issue of employee background checks into the spotlight (once again).  With workplace violence and employee criminal activity being reported regularly, one would think …