Edge Information Management Appoints Amber Robinson as Client Services Manager

MELBOURNE, FLORIDA (PRWEB) AUGUST 22, 2016 Edge Information Management, Inc., a prominent provider of employment and drug screening services, announced the appointment of Amber Robinson as Client Services Manager. Based at the Melbourne headquarters, Amber will be responsible for leading the client services team to ensure success with Edge’s comprehensive suite of background screening solutions.[…]

Understanding Form I-9

What is Form I-9 & Penalties for Non-Compliance

What is Form I-9? Employers are required by law to verify the identity and employment eligibity status of everyone hired to work in the United States via the Form I-9. Employers must ensure proper completion of the form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment, including both citizens and noncitizens. Employees are required to[…]

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What’s a Background Check?

The phrase “Background check” is a common way to describe any one or a combination of reports collected about individuals for employment purposes. The technical term used by the FCRA for a collection of such data is a “consumer report,” defined as “…any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer reporting agency bearing[…]

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5 Panel Vs. 10 Panel Drug Tests

We are often asked about the difference between a 5 panel drug test and a 10 panel drug test.  Below is a list of the drugs of detection that these tests seek to identify. Basic 5 – Panel Urine Lab Test Amphetamines Cocaine Metabolites Marijuana Metabolites (THC) Opiates Phencyclidine (PCP)   Basic 10 – Panel[…]

Edge Information Management Celebrates 25th Anniversary

MELBOURNE, FLORIDA (PRWEB) MARCH 08, 2016 Edge Information Management – a prominent provider of employment and drug screening services, is honored to announce that 2016 marks 25 years in business. Founded in 1991 by a group of professionals with experience in business, information technology and investigations, Edge has been a leading national provider of employment[…]

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The Advantages of Being a Certified HR Professional

Let’s cut right to the chase.  Having an HR certification is a good thing. How good you ask?  There are certainly some industry level debates going on in regards to which specific certification has the most clout.   Recent data suggests that it doesn’t necessarily matter which certification you hold just as long as you[…]

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Guide to HR Certification Programs

This is a simple resource compiled from several different certification websites to help you understand more about the purpose of Professional HR Certification Programs, the types of programs available, and Eligibility requirements. What Is the Purpose of HR Certification? HR certification sets you apart from other professionals in your field and essentially boils down to[…]

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What is the Difference between Level 1 and Level 2 Background Screening?

Level 1 and Level 2 Background Checks are terms used in Florida Statutes to convey the method of the criminal history record check and the extent of the data searched. However, the terms may also refer to certain disqualifying offenses if certain statutes are referenced. Level 1 and Level 2 are terms that pertain only to[…]