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Why Marijuana Has No Place in the Workplace

June 13, 2019 Uncategorized

Marijuana laws for both recreational and medicinal use are rapidly changing in the United States. There are currently 10 states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana and 22 additional states that allow medicinal use of the drug. It is now easier than ever for employees to obtain and use the substance in various formats, […]

Don’t Be “Basic”

June 13, 2019 Uncategorized

DON’T BE BASIC (ON YOUR BACKGROUND CHECKS) According to urban dictionary, the term “Basic” is used to describe someone devoid of defining characteristics that might make a person interesting, extraordinary, or simply worth devoting time or attention to. If your background check is just “basic” you could be missing key defining information regarding the behavioral […]

Are you ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act?

April 10, 2019 Uncategorized

The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, expands the rights consumers have regarding their personal information. It changes how it can be used and stored. The CCPA was signed into law on June 28, 2018 and will take effect on January 1,2020. Even if you aren’t in California it will likely set a precedent, so […]

What’s in a name?

February 14, 2019 Uncategorized

The Importance of checking aliases You’ve done your due diligence. You’ve completed a background check on all your tenants. Your organization is safe, right? Or is it? Did you run an Alias Name Search on your applicants as well?   An alias is any other name someone may be known by. Most of the time […]

True Hire wins Weatherhead 100 Award for third consecutive year

February 7, 2019 Uncategorized

True Hire, providers of background check, exit interview, drug screening and fingerprinting services, placed 56th in the 2018 Weatherhead 100 Awards. This was the company’s first time placing in the main “Weatherhead 100” category, showing its exponential growth over the past five years. The Weatherhead 100 is an award given by the Case Western Reserve […]

Gig Work & Background Checks

September 13, 2018 Uncategorized

Tackling new hurdles to meet growing needs What is the gig economy? Freelancing, contracting, on-demand, ridesharing, gig work – whatever you want to call it, it’s blowing up! This type of work is getting more popular, which presents a whole new set of questions and concerns regarding background checks. Gigs aren’t just ridesharing, either. Fast […]

September Employee Spotlight

September 12, 2018 Uncategorized

Britteny Brown Britteny is True Hire’s Manager of Background Investigations and Quality Assurance. She works with our in-house investigators to keep your background checks running through the process as quickly and smoothly as possible. It’s also her job to verify accuracy and completeness of reports before we send them back to our clients. “I enjoy […]