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Non-DOT Drug Testing: What You Need to Know

Drug Testing

Substance abuse—whether it’s alcohol, illegal drugs, or even legally prescribed medications—poses huge risks to businesses of all sizes. If left unchecked, abuse can cost employers billions each year on everything from healthcare costs to lost productivity.

If you think your company doesn’t need to drug test, just remember that the vast majority of drug-abusers are employed! A solid drug testing program helps weed out problems before the damage is done.

Preserving the Customer Experience Through Partnerships [Video]

Videos, Customer Service

Customer Service is the heart and soul of our work here at EBI. Everything we do is aimed at making sure we give our customers a great product that is easy to use and staffed with knowledgeable, helpful people all along the way. But we can’t do all of that alone! We depend on some amazing partnerships to make the magic happen.

At last year's annual SHRM conference, The Screening News Network was able to catch up with some of the leading talent acquisition providers -- who also happen to be some of our wonderful partners. Here is what they had to say about the importance of building these essential relationships.

Screening Malpractice: Why We Refuse to Send Your Information Overseas

Background Checks

In this age of “just Google it,” searching for information seems as easy as pushing a button. But when it comes to conducting background checks for your job applicants, the process is not that simple. Nor should it be. Effective background screening is very in-depth and requires careful protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) like Social Security Numbers, birthdates and addresses. It is essential that a screening company have qualified and highly-trained people able to interpret screening results. Neither of these things can happen if you are using a company that offshores tasks to workers in another country.