Top Blogs of 2018

Top Blogs of 2018

Another year is coming to an end, and what a year it has been for our industry – from legalized medical and recreational marijuana to technological advancements.  Staying current is a constant challenge.

Travel back and revisit ESS’s top blogs of 2018:


Five Tips for Spotting Drug Abuse in Employees
published Jan. 17, 2018

As the opioid crisis continues to grow and different types of marijuana gain legality, employers will need to be on the lookout for the signs of drug abuse. Be sure to refamiliarize yourself with the symptoms and start 2019 with fresh eyes.


Skipping the Background Screen for Temporary Employees? Why You Should Reconsider
published April 11, 2018

It can be easy to forego screening temporary employees, but as we learned in 2018, it’s an incredibly important step to take with any hire, no matter the length of their tenure. In this piece, we relayed cautionary tales that may influence your plans for 2019.


The EEOC Continues to Evaluate Employers’ Background Screening Policies
published Oct. 22, 2018

The EEOC finalized a variety of new settlements this year that impacts how we all operate, or how we should be operating.  This article provides a good recap, plus access to all our legal updates.


Three Key Benefits of Integrating your ATS and Background Screening Process
published Nov. 8, 2018

ESS is proud to offer over 30 (and growing!) Application Tracking System (ATS) Integrations with our screening services. A new year is a perfect time to evaluate your current systems and see where you can save time, enhance compliance and improve the overall hiring process. Learn more and make plans to integrate your systems in 2019.


The Latest Steps in Addressing the Opioid Crisis
published Nov. 19, 2018

This year saw the expansion of the opioid crisis, putting employers and the nation on high alert. Legislation passed in October to tackle the issue and prevent the epidemic from spreading, further endangering the health of Americans. Revisit the steps being taken to address the crisis and be sure to learn the signs of drug abuse from the first blog on our list!

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