EEOC Review of Integrity Testing

Integrity testing has been used by employers for well over two decades to help identify productive employees that will not engage in various forms of workplace counterproductivity (e.g., theft, turnover, illegal drug use, safety infractions). L...

How Often do Employees Lie, Cheat, and Steal? Identifying Counterproductivity.

After being stripped of seven Tour de France titles and an Olympic bronze medal, Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his use of banned performance-enhancing drugs. It seems that cheating, and then lying about the cheating, is becoming more widespread in sports, especially when the stakes are high. For example, some of the best baseba...

Avoiding Retail Theft During the Holidays

This may be the season of giving for many, but for too many others, it’s the season of taking. As many retailers know, theft numbers spike around the end of the year. From holiday retail theft almost $9 billion in losses is expected for the U.S. alone. Holiday retail th...

Why You Need More Than Just a Resume

There’s nothing like a first impression, and in the case of job applicants, that is often a resume. But let’s be honest for a second about resumes and their real value when it comes to making hiring decisions. We skim them, and the more resumes we have, the less time we have to spend reviewing them. In fact,...

Criminal Background Checks vs. Integrity Testing

David Arnold discusses the pros and cons to criminal background checks and offers an alternative that can help employers screen out a higher portion of non productive employees. Employers commonly use criminal background checks based on two reasons. First, the employer is interested in screening out individuals who have a criminal history...