Updating Your Employee Handbook to Stay Compliant

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Every workplace needs an employee handbook. Though these vital documents provide a convenient reference manual for your employees, their use goes far beyond training. In fact, a well-written policy manual can protect you and your business from many legal woes. That being said, the legal landscape changes constantly. Does your employee handbook do the same? Read more »

Why Bright-Line Background Check Policies Don’t Work

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As published to People 2.0’s blog: Since a background check can be one of the most revealing factors in the hiring process, the results deserve to be weighed carefully. The current legal landscape, however, is forcing business owners to reconsider so-called “bright-line” background check policies. How could inappropriate use of background checks land your business Read more »

Why Are Pre-Employment Background Checks Necessary?

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  Given the cost of training new hires, managers are right to invest time and resources into making a smart hiring decision. After all, one wrong choice could have costly consequences. Does your business perform pre-employment background checks on potential employees? Here’s why you should consider adding background screening to your hiring process. Confirming education, Read more »