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U.S. Opioid Epidemic and COVID-19 Pandemic – the Perfect Storm

August 03, 2021

Fentanyl is a controlled substance and powerful opioid drug used in treatment for severe pain with high risk for dependence and addiction. A widespread misuse of both prescription and non-prescription opioids led the United States to the epidemic of today.  In 2017, Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency. Flash forward to Read More

Kickstart DEI within your workplace

July 21, 2021

Kickstart Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in your workplace. DEI programs offer a unique opportunity to improve organizational culture, business competitiveness, employee engagement and talent retention.  Recently, DEI has become prioritized by companies with the realization that DEI makes a difference in every facet of the organization. Click DEI to learn 7 strategies to improve DEI Read More

How To Verify Employment For An Independent Contractor

June 01, 2021

During the hiring process, you may come across potential candidates who previously worked as an independent contractor. Or you may want to hire someone solely as an independent contractor, meaning they are not being retained as a full-time employee. In the event that the previous work experience of a potential employee or independent contractor is Read More

What is a Level 3 Background Check?

June 01, 2021

You’ve been interviewing candidates to fill an open position. Both on paper and in person, you have a standout who has completely nailed it. They have an outstanding resume and appear to be able to handle the responsibilities and fit in with your company culture. They seem like the right person for the job. A Read More

How to Minimize Busywork in HR Management, Part II

February 01, 2021

A good human resources department is one that runs efficiently, with staff members needing to do very little “busy work.” applya has created resources that significantly reduce the busy workload, allowing administrators to focus on providing the best services to the employees that they serve. When you first sign on to utilize our screening services, Read More