in-depth interview and analysis of the applicant’s previous job
history (reasons for leaving jobs or being fired), current
drug or alcohol abuse, criminal history, outstanding warrants,
vehicular accidents and citations, claims for unemployment benefits
when the eligibility of claimant was disputed by employer due to
"termination for cause," honesty issues, etc.
Public Records Research with the ability to check actual
courthouse government public records anywhere in the U.S. This
completed service is often available the same day you interview an
OFAC WATCH LIST
The Federal Office of Foreign Asset and Control (O.F.A.C.)
maintains records of all persons and entities that are banned from
entry or conducting business in the United States. This includes
terrorists, narcotics traffickers, and those engaged in activities
related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
The Cole Group can process your applicants through this system.
ONLY” WATCH LIST AND TERRORIST SEARCH
a search of various lists and databases comprising of such
information as a fraud, excluded parties, sanctions, medical fraud
and malfeasance, data, healthcare integrity, terrorists, fugitives,
foreign activists, and a variety of other sources.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING
most cities nationwide, with chain-of-custody and utilization of
certified laboratories. Urinalysis is the method used with
GC/MS Confirmation Testing. Please see the information under
Company News regarding the effectiveness of drug testing.
RANDOM DRUG TESTING
employees at your company's location. Existing customers are
eligible for a discount.
VERIFICATION OF A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
to the name and date-of-birth provided by the applicant.
work-relevant attitudes survey
to identify those applicants who are more likely to be honest, drug
free, productive, and meet the requirements of the position.
(permissible in certain instances) includes bankruptcies, judgments,
tax liens, and all financial encumbrances of public record.
Identification of pending litigation for non-payment of debt and
defaults on personal and business obligations and debt.
Nation-wide confirmation of specific degrees and claims of
graduation from colleges and universities.
CONSULTATION AND TRAINING CONCERNING EMPLOYMENT LAW.
The Cole Group has years of experience in this field. Training
sessions can be arranged to explain drug testing, applicant
screening procedures, and laws that effect hiring.
While most companies currently pre-employment background screening
on employees once at the pre-hire stage, a growing trend is for
continuous, post-hire, monitoring of employees to avoid internal
threats. Employers shouldn’t assume that passing a pre-employment
screening means there will never be issues with insider threats down
the line. Threats range from knowing about recent driving history
to possible instances of theft…with everything in between and beyond
a possibility an employer needs to know about.
that can provide departing employees with a place to offer
constructive criticisms or suggestions about your company.
CONFIDENTIAL TIPS LINE
a “third party” place for persons to report (in confidence) about
dishonesty or substance abuse occurring at your place of business.
Many companies offer CASH REWARDS for verifiable “tips.”