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Pre-Employment Screening Trends to Note Ahead of 2020

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Your company wants to keep its employees and its customers safe. Therefore, you take pre–screening candidates for a job very seriously. So, are you up to date on the latest developments?   Here are three background screening trends to track in 2020:   Ban-the-Box Laws To prevent employment discrimination against individuals with criminal records, a growing number of states and cities have passed ban-the-box laws. These rules do not eliminate background checks, but they do restrict employers from asking candidates about their… Read More »

Should You Be Following Up with Your Employees After Screening Them?

Should You Follow Up with an Employee After Screening them?

If you are conducting a background check in Buffalo, NY, do you have to inform employees and/or applicants about the results of their screenings? It depends. Although keeping people in the loop generally is the best policy, legal requirements only apply to specific situations.  What If Someone Passes a Background Check? Letting an applicant or a current employee know when a background check has cleared is a smart business practice. After all, not knowing the results of screening can be nerve-racking, so both current workers and… Read More »

Does Your Background Screening Program Meet Your Hiring Needs?

Your company knows background checks are important but have you reevaluated your program lately? Do your screening procedures support or hurt your hiring process?      Whether you are completing background checks in-house or partnering with an employment screening firm in Buffalo, NY, use these questions to assess the effectiveness of your current plan. Are You… 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 »