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Three Ways to Streamline Healthcare Screening During COVID-19

It’s no secret some industries are faring better than others through the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare jobs are skyrocketing as hospitals, medical labs, research facilities, and other clinics try to meet the increased demand the coronavirus is putting on an already strained workforce. Filling these jobs quickly, accurately, and safely has become a huge priority. Some healthcare groups are loosening background check requirements to get folks suited up faster. What’s the safest approach to streamlining healthcare screenings in an emergency? EBI has some tips.

Should You Stop Hiring During a Pandemic?
Should You Stop Hiring During a Pandemic?

No matter where you look in the news, there are stories about the economic impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on businesses. From micro-businesses to enterprise organizations, COVID-19 has, in many cases, completely altered their outlook for the rest of the year. Hiring is one of the biggest concerns businesses are facing. Should they continue posting jobs and creating positions if they don’t know what the economic future holds? Is it responsible to keep hiring for certain positions when you’ve had to layoff other workers? Should employers hit pause on all hiring – even for candidates who’ve already started the onboarding process? EBI has these tips for businesses trying to navigate this unprecedented challenge.

How EBI Advocates for Your Business Goals
How EBI Advocates for Your Business Goals

A new year brings a new set of business goals. Maybe you’re looking to improve your integrated workflows. Or streamline onboarding time? Or improve your candidate experience? Whatever your goals are, you need a support team who listens to your needs, understands your challenges, shares your ambitions, and most importantly, advocates for your success.

The EBI Story: How Did We Help You?
The EBI Story: How Did We Help You?

EBI is the most awarded enterprise background screening provider in the industry. We are known for customer care excellence. It’s the #1 reason our clients stick with us year after year. EBI clients are supported by a personalized, well-trained Customer Care team fully located in our U.S. headquarters. We understand your business goals, provide swift and accurate assistance, and most importantly, advocate for your success. This helps us deliver a consistent WOW Experience to all our clients. But how do we do this? We went straight to the source – one of our support specialists – and asked her. What is it about EBI’s Customer Care that elevates the experience for our clients, and, as it turns out, our employees?

Top 5 Background Screening Trends for 2020
Top 5 Background Screening Trends for 2020

Topics like medical marijuana, Ban the Box, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are sure to grab a lot of headlines in 2020, but are they really the HR trends to which you need to pay attention? Not according to the data. We surveyed hundreds of HR professionals, recruiters, and generalists who use screening following the SHRM Annual Conference about what trends you’re watching in 2020. Here’s what’s on your radars.

Federal Judge Halts OSHA Rule on Post Accident Drug Testing
Federal Judge Halts OSHA Rule on Post Accident Drug Testing

On Tuesday, July 11th, Federal Judge David Russell, District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, helped the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) halt its much maligned injury and illness reporting rule that was put into place under the Obama administration. The agency still must consider whether to undo all or part of the regulation. This now-barred rule did more to slow down, and to some extent stop, post-accident drug testing by employers across the United States for fear of an OSHA retaliation charge and fines. The case is the National Association of Home Builders of the United States et al. v. Perez et al.

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