A New York State Of Mind – What Legalized Weed In The Workplace Means For Employers

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on April 6, 2021. After years of debating and advancing marijuana laws, beginning with legalizing the medical use of cannabis in 2014 to decriminalize minor marijuana-related offenses in 2019, lawmakers in New York have gone all-in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana by adults.  On March 31, 2021, […]

Marijuana + COVID-19 Concerns in the Workplace: How to Effectively Navigate Drug Testing

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, employers are faced with significant challenges when trying to maintain safe working conditions and administer drug-free workplace initiatives. In some states, cannabis and alcohol sales have hit record highs, as people are trying to find ways to alleviate ongoing stress and anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

HireRight’s 2021 Global Benchmark Survey Is Now Live

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Each year, HireRight conducts a global survey of human resources, risk, and talent acquisition professionals to find out more about the HR landscape – in particular, looking at background screening and talent acquisition. Here are five key insights from HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report, based on last year’s survey findings, which we think may be […]

How The Pandemic Affected Background Screening In 2020

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on December 30, 2020. While 2020 began with historically low unemployment, high wages, and a strong workforce mirroring an equally healthy economy, by late winter, the year would be met with a pandemic causing a seismic change in the way business operates. Employers would find themselves with a struggling […]