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Tips for Repairman Visits

Have you ever needed a TV service installed, an appliance repaired, carpets cleaned or plumbing fixed?  Chances are you have been in your house with a complete stranger from a servicing company that may or may not protect customers by vetting employees.  Here are some warning signs that consumers should be aware of when opening [...]

By | January 26th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions by the CDC Regarding COVID-19

Effective since September 4, 2020, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) issued a temporary halt on residential evictions through and including December 31, 2020. The Eviction Moratorium applies nationally to state, local, territorial, or tribal area that does not have a moratorium with the same or a greater level of protection on residential [...]

By | January 11th, 2021|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions by the CDC Regarding COVID-19

Happy New Year!

As the new year begins, we would like to thank you for choosing Essential Screens for your background and drug screening solutions. It has been a sincere pleasure serving you and working together to protect your company and clients. We hope that you have enjoyed the enhanced quality of our products and services. We will [...]

By | December 31st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays!

We wish you a merry and blessed holiday season! - all of us at Essential Screens

By | December 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Happy Holidays!

COVID Related Court Closures and Delays

COVID-19 is causing delays and court closings in many areas. We will continue to work for all of our clients to ensure timely responses, as best we can. Keep up to date on all of the court closings and delays at the following location: https://essentialscreens.com/court-closings-delays-due-covid-19/ We appreciate all of our clients and your understanding during [...]

By | December 8th, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on COVID Related Court Closures and Delays

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving offers us a time for reflection and a moment to slow down and soak in our blessings. From all of us at Essential Screens, we wish you a happy and fulfilling holiday, surrounded by happiness and laughter.

By | November 26th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving!

Small Business Best Practices

As small businesses increasingly leverage employment screening to help ensure a safe workplace and improve their quality of hire, many may be overlooking common gaps in their screening program that could be unknowingly exposing themselves to risk. To help ensure a more effective and compliant background screening program, small businesses should consider these four best [...]

By | November 17th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Small Business Best Practices

Background Screening in a Global Economy

In today's global economy, background checks are more important than ever. Protect your clients, protect your company, protect your employees and choose background screens. Sources: Professional Background Screening Association

By | November 3rd, 2020|Blog, Employer Resources|Comments Off on Background Screening in a Global Economy

Background Checks – Arrests vs Convictions

When making personnel decisions -- including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment -- employers sometimes want to consider the backgrounds of applicants and employees. Except for certain restrictions related to medical and genetic information, it is not illegal for an employer to ask questions about an applicants or employees background, or to require a background check. [...]

By | October 20th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Background Checks – Arrests vs Convictions

Civil Rights “Green Factors” – Stay Compliant

Businessman touching virtual social network The EEOC enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. This Enforcement Guidance is issued as part of the Commission's efforts to eliminate unlawful discrimination in employment screening, for hiring or [...]

By | October 6th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Civil Rights “Green Factors” – Stay Compliant
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