September 2016 


Did you know that SSC offers a free tool called SwiftHire?  SwiftHire allows the candidate to complete most of the data entry needed to process a background check, reducing your workload.  The candidate is guided through the process with pop-up instructions and a helpful video walk through. Disclosure/authorization forms and notices are electronically included for you.  Paperless on-boarding has never been easier! Call SSC to learn more

The regulation requiring employers to properly dispose of sensitive information derived from background checks is up for review. The FTC is seeking public comment on its "disposal rule", which took effect in...

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Connecticut recently joined a growing group of jurisdictions to enact a "ban the box" law. The CT law will come into effect January 1, 2017. The "ban the box" law will prohibit employers from...

In today's competitive workforce, candidates will go to great lengths to get a second look from a hiring manager. They may even lie. In fact, one in four candidates have exaggerated the truth to get hired according to a new International survey of 800 adults conducted from...

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Following years of declines, the percentage of employees in the combined U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs has steadily increased over the last three years to a 10-year high, according to an...

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