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How Safe Is It To Hire Gig Workers?

What is the gig economy? The gig economy is a segment of the workforce comprised of individuals earning income by ...
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Is Your Vendor Putting You at Risk by Violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

Vetting a vendor who performs background checks is important. This is particularly true when entering into a contractual agreement or ...
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Ban The Box – Does It Affect You?

Although the ban-the-box campaign is well-known among hiring professionals, there are many employers who are not familiar with it. As ...
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Keep Your Background Check Compliant!

Are you conducting parts of your pre-employment background check in-house and vending parts out to a consumer reporting agency (CRA)? ...
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Criminal Records – What’s Fair Game In Texas Hiring?

A periodic review of your hiring policies is never a bad idea, especially when it comes to ensuring compliance with ...
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High Times In Hiring?

As an employer, there are more factors to consider today regarding pre-employment drug testing than there have been in the ...
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Resist Bargain-Basement Background Checks!

The past couple years much has changed in regard to how we operate businesses and manage workforces. Companies were forced ...
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Shame On You. Social Media Snooping On Job Applicants.

Recruiting new talent can be an arduous and expensive journey to find the best candidate for your company. Having a ...
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Summer Hires – Don’t Get Burned

Summer is right around the corner and seasonal hiring is increasing. Temporary workers are being brought on board to fulfill ...
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