By Mike Wiley

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Every industry falls within its own complex web of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, especially when it comes to hiring and maintaining an employed workforce. Consequently, CHROs, health and safety executives, and their teams all spend a great deal of time focused on the demands of workforce compliance and monitoring. These demands can Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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  You have a business-critical position to fill. For every day it sits open, profits, momentum and team morale are suffering. And now, you’ve found a candidate who seems to fit the bill perfectly: they have the right skills and qualifications, a winning personality, and the ability to join your team on short notice. The Read more »

By Mike Wiley

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Modern hiring processes are long, and long gone are the days of someone dropping their resume off at the office and getting hired that same week. Nowadays, the process stretches weeks, sometimes months. By the end of the process, everyone is ready to wrap it up and get butts in seats.  The background check is Read more »

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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Healthcare organizations tend to grudgingly accept credentialing as an expensive obligation. And while it’s true that conventional credentialing methods can be costly, time-consuming, and inefficient, healthcare credentialing is more than just a box to check. Just ask the pharmacy chain that recently settled a consumer protection lawsuit for $7.5 million after employing an unlicensed pharmacist. 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 Mike Wiley

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  When a single bad hire can cost your business thousands of dollars, it’s important that you collect as much information as possible before bringing on a new employee. This means that your hiring process must as airtight as possible. Though you can learn much about a candidate during the interview, performing criminal background checks 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 »