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Joshua Flexen

Joshua Flexen
Josh has worked in marketing within the background screening industry at Accurate Background for over four years. He has been focused on bringing awareness to relevant background screening topics for human resource professionals through educational content and highlighting impactful solutions within the background screening landscape.
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Recent Posts

Jun 05
2019

Your Drug Testing Program: Is Marijuana In or Out?

The U.S. unemployment rate continues to be remarkably low – 3.8% in March 2019. With a competitive labor market, some companies are struggling to fill positions and are re-examining their hiring
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Mar 19
2019

Vendor Background Screening and Protecting Your Brand

Large organizations work with vendors to improve their day to day operations and increase productivity, but how much is actually known about the contingent workers and staff being placed onsite?
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Feb 25
2019

Integrating Background Checks With Your ATS: Steps to Prepare

Most organizations are motivated to integrate background checks with their ATS for the level of convenience and efficiency it provides to both the recruiter and candidate. Integrated background
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Jan 31
2019

Benefits of Background Screening Based on Job Type

Identifying the type of background checks you should be running on candidates, while trying to stay within budget constraints and being under pressure to hire faster, can make it hard to make
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Mar 08
2018

Is It Time to Re-Evaluate Your Drug Testing Policy? Review These 5 Areas

Imagine this: As an employer, you take great precautions to ensure a new hire will be a suitable fit for the position, your team and enhancing your business. You have a series of reviews in place to
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Jan 02
2018

Additional Legislation to Pay Attention to as You Ring in the New Year

Two topics which have dominated many recruitment and background screening conversations in 2017 have been in regards to salary history and Ban the Box regulations. Employers throughout the country
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Dec 12
2017

Is Your Candidate Experience Up to Date?

As 2017 is coming to an end, reflecting on the year will show mass consumer customization continues to be a growing trend. Regardless of the industry, the need for companies to satisfy the needs and
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Nov 15
2017

Recent Sources of Identity Theft and Impact on Employers

“If your house was burning down, what three items would you take with you?” This hypothetical question has probably crossed your mind at some point with varying scenarios, and everyone always
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May 17
2016

Which Employment Drug Testing Method Is Best For Your Organization?

When determining the best drug testing method to use at your organization, it is important to decide the criteria that fits best with your organizational needs. For some organizations the most
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May 12
2016

Version 3 of the Accurate Background Check API is Now Available

The Accurate Background Check API  provides the broadest offering in the industry for U.S. and international background checks, employment and educational verifications, work authorization and drug
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