What if that new hire failed a drug or alcohol test at the last job?

If it’s a truck driver, it’s your responsibility to find out. Many employers make an offer of employment contingent upon the results of a criminal background check and drug test. If the candidates pass, they’re hired. Employers regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, however, have another important requirement. First, you must ask the new [...]

More Americans flunking stupidity tests

Flunking a pre-employment drug test shows you’re stupid—AND you use drugs. You applied for the job. You interviewed for it. You got it, pending a negative drug test. And you flunked it? Wow. Double fail. More and more companies are drug testing—even small companies. And more and more people are failing, some in a very public way. [...]