What U.S. Employers Need to Know About Ban-The-Box Laws

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In a famous episode of U.S. comedy series “The Office”, branch manager Michel Scott learns that one of his employees, hired by another branch, is a convicted felon. In true television form, Michael informs all employees of the incident, and dons a convict felon persona “Convict Mike”  to advocate for why working in an office […]

DC Council Advances Job Protections for Marijuana Users

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on June 10, 2022.The Washington DC Council approved a bill that provides broad protections for marijuana users in the city. The bill, titled the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022, prohibits employers from adversely affecting the employment of any person who uses marijuana, even if they test […]

3 Reasons Why Employers Should Be Concerned About Workforce Substance Abuse

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Employers have a lot to worry about these days. COVID safety protocols, the increasingly difficult task of hiring and retaining employees, and maintaining a diverse workforce are among current concerns. However, substance abuse among your workforce should not be discounted. Drug and alcohol addiction costs U.S. organizations billions of dollars per year, which is inclusive […]

#LifeAtHireRight: Spotlight on our API Affinity Group

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Here at HireRight, our teams work hard to build the future of screening services while striving to put the customer first. Internally, we rally around a culture committed to collaboration, service-first mindset, sense of ownership, and other corporate values to help employers get it right – every time, everywhere. But what is it like to […]