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CIC offers news and updates to employers about the latest laws, trends and risks related to hiring, fraud, and drugs or violence in the workplace.

Form I-9

With the ever-increasing need for some employers to hire non-U.S. citizens, using CIC's Electronic Form I-9 process makes it easier for you and your employees to ensure compliance with U.S. employment law.

employee drug screening

Drug use can have very serious consequences for the health of your employees, as well as the company in general. There are many repercussions if drugs in your workplace are not taken seriously, so it's important that you know the essentials of an employee drug screening program.

Social Media Screening

Protect your company from a bad hire. Social media screening is an important step in the hiring process, and it's also a great way to learn about a candidate before you make a commitment.

applicant invite process

Background checks are a big component of hiring new employees. However, when an employer is doing their due diligence on a job candidate, they face one major problem - the time it takes to complete a background check and the associated costs. Find out how we can help employers save time and money by using our automated applicant invite process.

MVR checks

Monitoring driver performance is a huge responsibility for companies. The success of a company can depend on the performance of its drivers. To protect against driver risk, MVR checks and MVR monitoring is the solution for employers.

resume fraud

Every year, there are millions of professional resumes submitted to employers. With the competition so fierce and chances of getting the job slim, it's easy for people to cut corners. Here's how you can detect resume fraud using background screening.

security vulnerability assessment

Security is always important, and conducting a Security Vulnerability Assessment of your facility or job site can help you identify the points where lack of security threatens your company and your workforce.

workplace violence

A recent survey found that over half of Americans are worried about workplace violence. It's a scary thought, and yet it's an increasingly acute reality. Here are the top five ways employers can reduce the risk of workplace violence.

Pre-Employment Screening

Pre-Employment Screening is the best way to avoid the high costs associated with employee turnover and to protect your company financially.

drug testing

Drug Testing is essential to Employment Screening and an employer will benefit from implementing firm policies to ban illicit substances from the workplace.

Social Media Screening

Most businesses will find that hiring a background screening company that is qualified and independent is the best way to get the most useful information about a job candidate's social media behavior while staying in full compliance with the law.

Form I-9

Form I-9 is a government form used to verify an employee's identity and legal right to work in the United States. It is issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). When you hire a new employee, you have three days to complete the form and review the required verification documents.

Adverse Action Process

Let's review the Adverse Action Process and see how CIC can help you streamline and organize the process.

workers compensation fraud

Are you completely exhausted from attempting to stay on top of Workers' Compensation fraud or FMLA abuse?

workplace violence

Would you know what to do if you were confronted with an act of workplace violence? Workplace violence exists, and it may affect you! Whether the threat is external or internal, you must have a plan in place to ensure that all of your employees have a reasonable chance of surviving. This necessitates preparation, training, and practice.

Background Checks

Running background checks on job applicants can seem like a burden on businesses struggling to move forward after a period of economic shutdown. Finding qualified workers is a challenge in a shifting landscape where so many have fallen out of the workforce...

Social Media Screening

Across the country, state and federal legislatures and regulatory agencies are expanding limits on the use of employment screening tactics...

Employee Drug Testing

Employee drug and alcohol abuse continues to pose a serious risk to workplace safety in Ohio. Employee drug testing is an essential part of employment screening ...

Background Checks Custom Research

Background checks are vital to employers who need to build a team they can trust. When running a background check, it's important to conduct the proper searches in order to determine if an applicant should be entrusted with access to controls and key responsibilities required for a particular position.

difficult terminations

Difficult terminations are one of the biggest challenges facing an employer. When terminating an employee, a manager must take every precaution to ensure the safety of the workplace. Would you know what behaviors to look for or what actions might trigger a violent response during a difficult termination?

Background Checks

CIC provides Employment Screening solutions, including background checks tailored to your employment needs. Our goal is to provide innovative ways to conduct background checks to help streamline hiring processes and keep them in compliance with employment law.

employment verification

Regarding employment verification requests, many employers are not aware that there are employer immunity or shield laws in place in most states to protect them when giving employee performance information to prospective employers or their agents ...

Social Media Screening

In today’s hyper-connected world, an employee's misbehavior online can be as risky to your business as those with a criminal history. That's why Social Media Screening is popular among growing businesses ...

Form I-9 Management

Since November 6, 1986, employers have been tasked with completing and retaining Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, for every person they hire for employment in the U.S. provided that person works for pay or other type of payment ...

Drugs in the Workplace

Illicit drug use affects everyone, however, businesses with less than 500 people are particularly hard hit. About 10% of the people working in small businesses are currently using illicit drugs in the workplace...

Employment Screening

Corporate Intelligence Consultants partners with HR professionals and business owners to provide them with customized employment background checks, social media intelligence reports, and drug screening programs that work for them ...

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