Clarifying Different Types of Criminal Records: Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License

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Driving with a suspended driver’s license is second of the top 10 most common criminal convictions. Should you hire or pass on an applicant with this record?  The answer is not a definitive yes or no. It truly depends on the position he or she applied for. A suspended driver’s license is a Catch 22 for those seeking employment. The results of a suspended license makes it more difficult for people to find ...

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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June 21, 2014-June 22, 2014

NJ.com: “Did Jets miss something in background research on Mike Goodson?”
 http://www.nj.com/jets/index.ssf/2014/06/did_jets_miss_something_in_background_research_on_mike_goodson.html

Though sports is not our usual purview, this article makes some great points that are relevant in any industry. In your pre-employment screen, it’s necessary to do your due diligence, but some things remain unpredictable. Apparently, even high profile hires don’t always turn out. 

The Washington Times:  “Contractor that vetted ...

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Finding the right screen

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Protection vs. cost–that is the question. While all of us want to sleep soundly at night, we do not need a 17-point security system in our homes. In some places, a big dog will do, while others, a motion-sensitive garage light helps. You have to know your neighborhood.

In the same way, a company does not need to run a credit, civil, criminal and international records check on every potential employee. However, you do have to know enough about the screening ...

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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June 7, 2014-June 8, 2014

Forbes:  “How the Best Places to Work Are Nailing Employee Engagement http://www.forbes.com/sites/sylviavorhausersmith/2013/08/14/how-the-best-places-to-work-are-nailing-employee-engagement/

While everyone knows that Google is the top workplace in the U.S., it’s not feasible for every company to have nap pods, and a free snack bar complete with barista. This article gives realistic tips for improving employees’ perception of the workplace. 

Inc.: “How to be a ...

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Kevin A. vs. Kevin M.: Don’t let this happen to you

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Last week, a lawsuit was publicized in which a doorman was not hired because of a faulty background screen. According to Dan Flesher of Quartz, Kevin A. Jones was not hired because the background screening company reported criminal records found under the name Kevin M. Jones. He had at least three criminal convictions. The hiring company did not give Jones a chance to dispute the findings before the offer was withdrawn.

This article brought up the issues in the ...

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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May 24, 2014—May 26, 2014

As we return to work after the Memorial Day weekend, we’d like to say thank you to all the men and women who have served and who are serving our country, as well as the families that support them. Thank you all for your service. 

health careInsurancenews.net: “Five Things to Know About Health Navigator Security”
http://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/2014/05/24/5-things-to-know-about-health-navigator-security-a-509225.html#.U4SjWvldVr8

Texas is ...

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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May 24, 2014—May 26, 2014

Inc.: “4 Reasons to Turn Your Job Search Into a Contest”
http://www.inc.com/christina-desmarais/turn-your-talent-search-into-a-contest.html

There’s a new tool in the world of recruiting. While we have gaming as an option in hiring, now there’s GiveForward, a tool that allows every employee search to be customized and literally more rewarding.

Inc.: “Getting Results from a Flexible Workforce”
http://www.inc.com/comcast/getting-results-from-the-flexible-workforce.html

One of the benefits employers can offer that still carries weight is telecommuting, but managers have ...

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