By Kristen Wakulchuk

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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 »

By Kristen Wakulchuk

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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 »

By Kristen Wakulchuk

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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 »

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Did you know that employers lose more than79 percent of negligent hiring cases – and drug abuse costs them about $1 billion dollars each year? These statistics should stop you in your tracks, as you consider how critical it is to have the right drug screening program in place at your business.  But which method is the right one? While Read more »

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The average candidate background checks take anywhere from one to five business days.  Generally, anything beyond this time can be considered a delay, which can be costly, especially if hiring needs to be done within a set timeframe.  But inevitably, there are unforeseen delays, for a number of reasons. Among the most common are:    Court Clerk Delays Read more »

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The times – and the laws – they are a-changing’.   Nevada is the first state to place restrictions on pre-employment marijuana drug tests. Under Assembly Bill (AB) 132, which took effect January 1, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire anyone because the results of their screening tests showed the presence of marijuana. It gives those Read more »

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Approximately 70 million Americans – nearly one-third of all adults – have a prior arrest or conviction record. The Ban the Box movement, which has translated into the law in 35 states and more than 150 cities and counties, provides candidates a fair chance at being hired by removing the conviction question from job applications. It also moves Read more »

By Kristen Wakulchuk

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There’s a lot to know about conducting candidate and employee background checks. As you work with your screening provider, it helps to beef up your “vocabulary words” and have a better understanding of industry terminology.   So here’s a basic primer to get you started on a few key terms:   Adverse action: This refers to any negative employment-related Read more »