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Using E-Verify to Evaluate if an Employee is Eligible to Work in the United States

Needless to say that illegal immigration has been a big part of the news lately. So, it stands to reason that employment screening services have become even more important in the hiring process. United States law requires companies to hire and employ only those who may legally work in this country, and that includes U.S. and foreign… Read More »

Is Drug Testing Candidates When Hiring Still Acceptable in NY State? And Should Your Company Do It?

There are a growing number employers who are requesting Drug Screening in Buffalo, NY for both employees and candidates. This request (or requirement) is legal as there are no New York state laws that explicitly forbid pre-employment screening. There are, however, certain jobs in the state that require mandatory drug testing: Anyone who will be working as… Read More »

A Look into Motor Vehicle Record Services and the Importance of Continuous Driver Monitoring

It almost goes without saying that your company should conduct a driving record check for any candidate who will be driving a company vehicle. After all, you assume all liability for drivers who operate equipment for business purposes. If you want to mitigate your risk, checking a candidate’s driving record is an essential step. Personal… Read More »

At Metrodata Services, We keep Learning So We Can Serve You Better

Your success depends on having a dependable workforce, and at Metrodata Services we have been offering employment screening services in Buffalo and beyond for over 20 years. And while we are already assisting over 600 organizations across the country with cutting-edge screening services, that doesn’t mean we’re resting on our laurels. In fact, on October… Read More »

Why You Should Verify a Candidate’s Past Education Before Offering Them a Job

It’s not hard to understand why some job seekers might fabricate their education history on a resume. After all, some open positions in your company could require a job-related degree, tempting desperate applicants to list levels of education that they have not attained. It is one of the most common misrepresentations on applications and resumes,… Read More »

Metrodata Services Set to Attend PA and NY SHRM Conferences

This month, Metrodata Services Inc., WNY’s leading pre-employment screening service, will be attending the Pennsylvania State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017 State Conference and New York State Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017 State Conferences. These conferences will further position Metrodata Services employees as experts in the employee background… Read More »

What Arrests Show Up on an Employee Criminal Background Check?

Today, employers are more concerned than ever about arrest records. They want to be sure that a criminal background check will reveal these records and, equally as important, that it will fill in the details of the arrest. Typically, a new arrest will show up on an Employee Criminal Background Check in Buffalo within twenty-four… Read More »

Are You Growing Your Team this Fall? Make Sure You Conduct a National Criminal Records Search!

You might already know all the benefits of ordering a background check, but let’s reiterate, anyway: It confirms that your candidates are telling the truth on their resume, application, and during an interview. It helps to reduce the risk of workplace violence and unsafe conditions by identifying potential employees who had harmed others during previous… Read More »

Hiring for Skilled Trades? Here are Three Reasons You Should Consider Professional License Verification

If your business hires workers from the skilled trades, you’re looking for someone who has been trained at a vocational or technical college or has completed an apprenticeship program. That individual will have received a certificate (journeyman machinist papers, for example) that proves he or she has gone through the training and is worth the… Read More »

Are Your Candidates Lying in an Interview? Previous Employment Cerification Can Help Expose the Truth!

She seems to be everything you’ve been looking for in a candidate for your office opening. Her resume is well-organized and comprehensive. Her experience is what you need right now, and she said all the right things in her interview. You’re so impressed with this young lady that you dismiss any notions of checking with… Read More »