By Sabine Capilitan

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  Our friends at Littler Mendelson P.C. recently posted this article: Last month, the new chair of the EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows, was the keynote speaker at a conference regarding new research on criminal recidivism.1  The EEOC has been mostly quiet on the topic of criminal background checks and Title VII since the U.S. Court Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Employment laws and related questions are part of your routine week when you work in HR. Regulations pertaining to employment are ever-changing, and they vary from state to state when it comes to issues such as healthcare, labor, retirement, injuries, workers’ compensation, unemployment, paid time off. It can be mind-boggling, but the consequences of dropping Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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Hiring employees is among your most important duties as a business leader. You’re bringing on board people who you’ll be trusting with significant responsibilities that impact your business and its people. So, you should settle for nothing less than excellence when it comes to background screening. It’s critical to maintain compliance with all local, state, Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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Background checks provide a wide realm of information that can be extremely valuable as you make an employment decision about a candidate or employee. Falling under this umbrella may be criminal records, credit reports, work histories, educational backgrounds, social media usage, and more. But, as a responsible and legally compliant employer, you must be diligent Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Regardless of how perfect a job candidate appears on their resume – or even in person – the harsh truth is: you can’t always take them on their word, no matter what your gut tells you. Recent research has shown that 40 percent of job applications contain some type of false information. As reported in Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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What people post, like, share, or comment about on social media says a lot about them. If you dig deeper, you can gain substantial insight into their character and personality. While a social media screen should not be the only tool you use to assess a job candidate, it can be a valuable tool in Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Background screening is likely one of the final steps in your hiring process, yet also one of the most important. It can be key to fostering a positive candidate experience while at the same time providing better safety and security for all parties – and data – involved. Take a candidate-centric approach throughout all your Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Whether you’re searching for a job yourself or helping candidates advance their careers, you should be aware of the potential effect a person’s social media usage can have on an employer – because it can make or break the chances of success. Telling Revelations About a Person A social media search can offer a more Read more »

By Sabine Capilitan

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As your company moves forward, what current trends should be on your radar screen when it comes to employment-related background screening and drug testing? Which issues, tools, and technology do you need to be aware of in order to optimize the effectiveness of your processes and ensure complete confidence in every hire? Consider this food Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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As the end of the COVID-19 pandemic — finally — comes into view, the state of the American healthcare industry is uncertain, to say the least. On the one hand, as long as there are people who want to feel better, live longer, and improve the quality of their lives, there will be a demand Read more »