Employers Choice Screeningwishes you and your family a safe holiday season filled with fun and good health! Thank you for your continued business and loyalty.
In observance of the upcoming holidays, our office will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017 and Monday, January 01, 2017. Clients may still access our background screening platform during this time to place orders and review completed reports.
The Department of Transportation (DoT) has approved its final rule on amending its current employee drug testing program for DoT-regulated employers. The new rule issued on Monday, January 23, 2017 will include certain semi-synthetic opioids to its drug testing panel, due to a national epidemic of opiate abuse. This new rule follows the recently revised "Mandatory Guidelines" set forth by the Health and Human Services (HHS) for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs. Read More
Applicant Tracking Systems are comprehensive solutions that lower the time to hire an applicant, reduce the cost per hire, and more importantly improves the quality of each hire. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) exist to help organizations with their most pressing business challenges. This is done by sourcing and retaining qualified individuals, providing comprehensive technology solutions, as well as enabling clients to save time and reduce the administrative burdens associated with high-volume employee recruiting, selection, development, and retention.Read More
Successful employers will always review their business plan on an annual basis and make necessary changes relative to what transpired over the preceding year. One of the most crucial parts of any organization's business plan is Human Resources, specifically the hiring process. Each year, organizations must be aware of the changes made to the laws, both federally and at the state level. This will determine whether a revision or updating of the hiring policy (specifically background checks) must be adhered to. The employer's policy is always evolving and should never be static because it is the only document employers may use to deter any claims of discrimination.Read More
Employers Choice Screening is a multi-certified, national employment background screening and compliance training company. We welcome the opportunity to work with chief procurement officers and diversity supply chain procurement managers to bid on RFPs and respond to RFQs for employment background screening, drug testing, and mandated employee compliance training services. Read More
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