Should you use social media to evaluate new hires?

Should you use social media to evaluate new hires?

Should Doing a Background Check Online be Supplemented by Social Media Sleuthing? As one of the human resource industry’s most outspoken voices, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), pulls no punches when taking a stand. But when experts were asked about...
Background Checks for Medical Workers Can Save Lives

Background Checks for Medical Workers Can Save Lives

Why do staffers at Florida’s Hogan Law practice frequently cite the headline, “Pasco jury awards $47.4M in massage sexual battery case” when talking to state health care system clients? Because it helps attorneys impress upon them the critical nature of employee...
7 really good reasons to publish an employee handbook

7 really good reasons to publish an employee handbook

You’ve been putting it off. We get it. Employee handbooks can be burdensome to create, a pain in the neck to update and the creation of one forces you to assess your business’s foundation. But you need one and you needn’t reinvent the wheel to produce one that’s...
Why is it Critical to Run Background Checks on Teachers?

Why is it Critical to Run Background Checks on Teachers?

Why run background checks for teachers? Once upon a time, personal recommendations and a lively interview were all that were required to qualify a job seeker for a teaching job, but school hiring practices have changed dramatically and background checks for teachers...
Do Yourself the Biggest Favor Ever: Hire a Veteran

Do Yourself the Biggest Favor Ever: Hire a Veteran

Hire a Veteran With Memorial Day and July 4 bookending our annual Patriotic Season, it’s particularly important to remember that today’s heroes are alive and well—and lots of them are looking for jobs. The numbers tell the story: According to the United States...