Tag Archives: Employment

Online Employment Screening

Online Employment Screening Recent studies have shown that up to 80% of applicants furnish misleading information in one form or another. Educational background, length of employment, previous employer(s), and position(s) held are some common areas that applicants tend to falsify. Employment screening is used as a litmus test for companies looking to hire new employees. […]

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Employment Screening

On March 18, 2010, President Obama signed the new Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE) into law. This federal legislation creates brand-new tax breaks for hiring and retaining unemployed workers, extends the enhanced business equipment deduction that was available last year, and reinforces the “Build America Bond” program. Here’s a quick rundown on these […]

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Employment Screening

Tax Breaks for Hiring New Employees Give Companies Something to Strive For In a move that can only be called an attempt at shock and awe for our economy, President Obama signed a .6 billion job bill into law today. Thought to encourage employers to hire more workers and eventually improve our nation’s economic crisis, […]

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Employment Background Screening

Jobless Rate Among African-Americans Alarmingly High, Experts Say At a time when many Americans are experiencing the worst employment rates in history, one group is suffering more than any other; African-Americans. In a story featured on CNNMoney this week, the experts at the National Urban League reported that the rate of unemployment was twice that […]

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Employment Screening

Unemployment Extension Up in the Air for Over 200,000 Jobless Americans   The Senate will make a decision hopefully this week as to whether or not nearly a quarter of a million unemployed will be granted extension benefits on their unemployment insurance. Last week, the decision was supposed to be made, but lawmakers failed to […]

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Employment Background Screening

Inspiring Stories of Senior Americans Who Still Work for a Living Is it better to work to live or live to work? For these senior Americans, living to work is a common mantra and a part of their everyday lives. Doing what they love, well into their 9th and 10th decades is nothing short of […]

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