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A Bad Apple A Day Will Keep The Customers Away

When it comes to working with someone who seems to spoil it for the bunch, we’ve all been there. And, as a hiring professional or small business owner, you’re also probably aware those bad apples come with a hefty price tag. According to a Gallup poll, employee turnover can cost a company anywhere from one-half […]

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It Takes A Village – Childcare Solutions At Work!

In the midst of the Coronavirus, the old adage “it takes a village” when raising children, has changed as interaction with each other continues to be limited. Parents needing to return to work are searching for solutions during this childcare crisis. As such, many employers are coming up with creative ways to assist their employees. […]

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All Aboard! It’s Time to Reboard

If your company has found itself doing more reboarding than onboarding lately, you’re not alone. A vast number of employers are ushering back in laid-off and furloughed employees, and these different return-to-work scenarios require different background check solutions. For example, a laid-off employee may need a more comprehensive background check then a furloughed employee would. […]

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Temporary Workers & Contractors – Great for Business If…

Utilizing interns, gig workers and independent contractors has become a useful solution for many companies during the pandemic. Being able to pay people to only do the work you need them to can save you money. However, it’s important to be knowledgeable about the people working for your company, even if they’re not actually full-time […]

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Hiring Many or Just a Few, You’re Gonna Want to Read This

Worker rights are more in focus, and as a human resource professional or a company manager, it is more important than ever to be cognizant of discriminatory hiring practices. One of the most recent legislative landmarks recognizes the LGBTQ community. The Supreme Court’s expansion of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act will now prohibit […]

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Ban the Box in Texas? You Better Saddle Up

While Ban the Box legislation isn’t new, the sentiment continues to gain momentum. For those not aware of the term “Ban the Box”, it is an effort to limit questions about a person’s criminal history during the hiring process. While there has been a peppering of state, local and federal laws throughout the country, Texas […]