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An increase in jobless benefits claims leads some experts to believe the U.S. labor market is finally beginning to slow. That could be good news for many employers, especially since companies who want to hire seasonal guest workers on H-2B visas will now have to go...
With the nationwide unemployment rate now at a 50-year low, finding and retaining qualified workplace talent has rarely presented more challenges. In today’s Weekend Roundup, explore some of the ways in which industry experts recommend adapting to the unique HR...
Organizations complete background checks on employees for a variety of reasons, including regulatory compliance and basic security.
KRESS is proud to announce that we’ve been certified as a screening program provider of the North American Background Screening Consortium (NABSC) for our consistency and professionalism.
As an employer, you may be aware that the U.S. has a problem with opioids. These powerful prescription drugs have sparked a public health crisis nationwide that claims tens of thousands of lives each year and devastates local communities.
As U.S. job openings surge, workers are becoming much harder to find in certain industries. As businesses struggle to hire qualified applicants, local and federal legislators are working to restrict pre-employment screening tactics to make the process more equitable for workers (and potentially more burdensome for some employers). Discover how in today’s Weekend Roundup:
These days, criminal background checks are just a fact of life for both job seekers and employers. The simple truth is that there are significant liabilities associated with employing someone, especially in safety-sensitive positions.
If your organization hasn’t gone over its background check forms in a while, now is the time: A U.S. Court of Appeals recently reconsidered discloser rules required by the FCRA.
Are you ready to be screwed? You’d better be: Tax day is coming! Employers and employees across the nation are working hard to get their documents and spreadsheets in order for the IRS.
In recent years, the nationwide opioid epidemic has made headlines across the U.S. and forced employers from many different industries to reevaluate their drug screening policies as these medications become more and more prevalent.