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Which Employment Drug Testing Method Is Best For Your Organization?

Posted by Jessica McDonald on May 17, 2016 7:25:37 AM

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 important aspect of their drug testing program is the window of detection (time frame in which a drug can be detected since last use). Other organizations may weigh more heavily on drug testing costs or turnaround times. Below you will find an overview of the main drug testing methods available and the pros and cons to each type.

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Topics: Drug Testing, Drug Screening, hair drug testing, oral fluid drug testing, employment drug testing, employee drug testing, urine drug testing

5 Best Practices for Workplace Drug Testing

Posted by Jessica McDonald on Dec 2, 2015 6:00:00 AM


According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 70% of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed. Drug testing is an important screening method for protecting your brand and employees. These 5 drug testing best practices will help you build and maintain a successful drug screening program for your organization.  

"70% of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed." 

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Topics: Drug Testing, Drug Screening

Products in Focus: Drug Testing

Posted by Jessica McDonald on Nov 4, 2015 8:29:53 AM

In our new series Products in Focus, Accurate Background will take a deep dive into drug testing and answer common questions about how they work. Today’s drug screening blog post comes from Accurate Background’s Product Manager Jessica McDonald. Jessica has worked with Accurate Background for over 4 years and oversees our health services products. Jessica has extensive knowledge of the health services process from sales and onboarding to implementation and fulfillment.

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Topics: Drug Testing, Drug Screening

Have questions about pre-employment drug testing?

Posted by Accurate Background on Mar 25, 2015 8:51:00 AM

We are here to help. With the recent legislation surrounding pre-employment drug testing, we have seen an increase in client questions surrounding drug screening best practices and products. We are working on developing new resources to support your organization on this subject matter, and we want to make sure to answer the questions that are most important to you. Take our brief survey to tell us what you would like to see in pre-employment drug testing e-books, webinars, and Compliance Updates created by Accurate Background.

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Topics: Drug Testing, Drug Screening

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