Archive for the ‘Hire Road’ Category

Your DAC Report History

Posted on: November 20th, 2013 by derek No Comments

I spent about 56 years in various positions with DAC/USIS (now HireRight) from 1984 until 2003. I was never in the accounting department. That said, […]

9 State AGs take EEOC to task – will things change?

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by derek No Comments

State attorneys general from West Virginia, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Utah have sent a co-signed letter to the Equal Employment […]

Sleep Apnea and the ADA

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by derek No Comments

I’m not a big city boy and one time as a little boy, my great uncle shot a bear and cooked some of it up. […]

Driving With Sleep Apnea & CPAP

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by derek 1 Comment

Heard about the new corduroy pillows and sleeper sheets for drivers? No? They’re making headlines everywhere. I typically write about DAC and PSP reports, MVRs, […]

Commercial Drivers and Sleep Apnea

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by derek No Comments

In the last article, I wrote about how OTR drivers make consequential decisions every day, described how bad the lack of sleep can negatively affect […]

Commercial Drivers, Decision Making, and Sleep

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by derek No Comments

One of the things that greatly negatively affects decision making is a lack of sleep. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are […]

The Recession and Dealing With it as a Driver

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by derek No Comments

I first began working in the commercial driver screening and employment industry in the mid-1980s and have been through a few business cycles. The recession […]

Driving Jobs: One in the hand is better than two in the bush

Posted on: April 18th, 2013 by amyaskew No Comments

Looking for a new driving job? Keep the old one until you’re hired at a new one. Sometimes this is easier said than done. Steve […]

Social Security Number Issuance Changes

Posted on: April 4th, 2013 by amyaskew No Comments

With identity theft so much in the news, drivers frequently ask me why trucking companies insist on obtaining their social security numbers so early in […]

Documents You Don’t Want to Lose – Be Prepared

Posted on: March 25th, 2013 by amyaskew No Comments

Fortune favors the prepared mind. —Louis Pasteur For whatever reason, I’ve heard versions of the same story several times over the past month. “I wasn’t […]

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