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“Truth builds trust.”  Speaking of truth – truer words were never spoken, in this case, by motivational and customer service expert Marilyn Suttle. And, nowhere is trust more important than in your relationships with job candidates and employees. So, it may shock you to hear that up to 85 percent of job seekers lie on their Read more »

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While 33 states have legalized medical marijuana and another 11 have legalized its recreational use, an outright ban on pre-employment testing has not been part of any of these laws. However, a law that took effect on May 10 in New York City has taken this significant step.  Amending Section 8-107 of the city’s Administrative Read more »

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Whether you employ two people or 2,222, a thorough background check of every prospective hire can make or break your business. Top reasons for conducting background checks, according to LinkedIn, include:   Flagging any criminal convictions in an individual’s past.   Spotting any past infractions that may affect a person’s ability to do a job.   Avoiding liability and Read more »

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There’s a new law on the books protecting consumers’ personal information. It was signed into California law in 2019 – but its implications impact employers in all states. Any company serving Golden State residents must comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).  What is the CCPA? The CCPA provides broad new protections for consumers, allowing them to see all the information a Read more »

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close Read more »

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There’s a lot involved in running your business from day-to-day.    In addition to everything else you have on your plate, it can be overwhelming to keep up with the latest developments in local, state, and federal regulations. These regulations may be related to the various areas of managing your company – among them, changes in Read more »

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As outstanding as a candidate may look on paper – and even in person – you can’t just accept them at face value. It’s your responsibility as an employer to reach a full understanding of their abilities, integrity, and employment potential. This must be undertaken with full respect for the privacy of each individual, as well Read more »

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As we move further into the days of the COVID-19 crisis, how do you feel right now?  Responses to this question on the part of individuals, families, and businesses are a mangled mess of emotions, uncertainty, confusion, and surrealism about what’s going on in our communities, nation, and world.  There are a host of personal, medical, financial, political, and professional Read more »

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As it takes the entire world by storm, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep like an ominous tidal wave across the United States. As businesses scramble to stay safe, compliant, and financially solvent, updates, and guidelines change by the hour. You can turn to the expert team at Chane Solutions to help you keep up.  Read more »

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In today’s job market, top talent is in unprecedented high demand. As an employer, you need to be flexible and ready to react quickly to meet the needs and demands of the most in-demand candidates.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate in December was 3.5 percent – its lowest point in 50 years. It’s Read more »