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Employers: Avoid The Worst Employees Of The Year!

The Worst Employees These employees seem to cause or attract trouble wherever they go. The problems can be mild like the chronic troublemaker who always seems to have a hard time getting to work on time because the car had a flat tire or there was an “accident”. Then there is the extreme employee who […]

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Who’s Responsible? Pre-Hiring Neglect Leads to Rape

The BP oil spill has certainly resulted in quite a mess that needs cleaning up. But, the mess goes much farther than the spill itself. At least one very serious legal issue has arisen as a result of a lack of pre-employment screening. According to reports, one Rundy Charles Robertson, 41, a temporary worker hired […]

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Protecting the Young and the Elderly

A new law in Florida has been passed that permanently prohibits sex offenders and career criminals from ever working in a day care center, assisted living facility, home health care agency, or any other position where they would be working with children or the elderly. The law, which took effect August 1, reinforces the belief […]

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Who is Coming into Your House?

Who are you allowing in your House? Sue Weaver contacted a major department store to have her air ducts cleaned. She didn’t know they were sending a twice-convicted sex offender into her home–and that he would later rape and murder her. Her sister started a nonprofit organization to raise awareness about this little-known danger. The […]

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Best Buy Finds a Good and a Bad Employee.

Here is a great article written by Kathleen Edmond. The real life story is about Best Buy Ethics, and how one employee can make a huge difference; for good or bad. Best Buy recently earned some rather embarrassing publicity in a federal court case regarding a M fraud scheme involving one of our employees and […]

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An Argument for Ongoing Background Checks

Although many employers have a solid policy regarding pre-hire background checks, most have no policy in place that dictates a regular schedule of post-hire, or ongoing, background checks? Why is this issue? Well, from an employee standpoint, you’re certainly not going to tell your employer that you’ve committed a crime that might get […] Background […]

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