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25 Years after Workplace Shooting in the Sky: Lessons Learned about Workplace Violence since PSA Flight 1771 Disaster – Webinar on Thursday 12/13

By |December 11th, 2012|

25 Years ago on December 7, 1987 one of the most shocking Workplace Violence disasters happened in California when recently terminated employee David Burke killed his former boss with a 44 magnum at 22,000 feet aboard PSA Flight 1771. Burke also shot to death the pilots and flight attendant before pushing the flight control column […]

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Top 7 Commandments in Using Facebook in the Hiring & Screening Process

By |June 28th, 2011|

The rapid rise of  social media has drastically & permanently altered the world of employment screening, not always to the benefit of employers. Our focus is to help employers understand that even accurate information found online cannot always be legally used as a consideration in employment decisions.

Here are our “Top 7 Commandments in Using Facebook in the […]

Top 7 Commandments in Using Facebook in the Hiring & Screening Process

By |June 28th, 2011|

The rapid rise of  social media has drastically & permanently altered the world of employment screening, not always to the benefit of employers. Our focus is to help employers understand that even accurate information found online cannot always be legally used as a consideration in employment decisions.

Here are our “Top 7 Commandments in Using Facebook in the […]

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What Type of Employees are You Dealing With?

By |March 7th, 2011|

In a recent post by Fox Business, “How to Deal with the Charlie Sheen of Your Workplace”, they address the problem of addiction in the workplace. It was something we wanted to share with you.

By Kate Rogers

Do you work with a “Charlie Sheen?” Even more troubling might be, does one work for you?

The world […]

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Background Screening your Applicants Using Google?

By |February 21st, 2011|

Background screening your applicants is a practice to ensure that you are hiring the right applicant. But are you using Google to screen? Join us on February 23rd at 2:00pm for a complimentary webinar on how to screen your applicants the right way. Click here for more information.

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Press Release- AccuScreen "16th Annual Top 7 Resume Lies"

By |September 22nd, 2010|

In A Tough Job Market, Resume Lies Reach New Levels Of Absurdity, Reports AccuScreen.

As job seekers have become more desperate, the number of people lying on resumes and job applications has spiked to 46% according to

AccuScreen’s 16th annual ‘Top 7 Resume Lies’ report.

TAMPA, FL — Resume lies, falsification rings, diploma mills, and […]

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Press Release- AccuScreen “16th Annual Top 7 Resume Lies”

By |September 22nd, 2010|

In A Tough Job Market, Resume Lies Reach New Levels Of Absurdity, Reports AccuScreen.

As job seekers have become more desperate, the number of people lying on resumes and job applications has spiked to 46% according to

AccuScreen’s 16th annual ‘Top 7 Resume Lies’ report.

TAMPA, FL — Resume lies, falsification rings, diploma mills, and […]

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Ask the Expert

By |September 11th, 2010|

I would like to know how other organizations conduct background checks. We use an agency and only check on Felonies for administrative staff. We rely on the applicant to disclose where they may have lived and then we search those counties or states as appropriate.  This process is dependent on the applicant disclosing all places lived […]

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

By |August 28th, 2010|

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 […]

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

By |August 28th, 2010|

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 […]

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Protecting the Young and the Elderly

By |August 25th, 2010|

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 […]

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The Business Guide to Background Checks

By |August 17th, 2010|

What is negligent hiring?

Negligent hiring is based on the principal that employers have an obligation to protect their employees and clients from injury caused by their own employees. Employers have an obligation to protect their employees from the “foreseeable” acts of a fellow employee. Negligent hiring happens when a company fails to check references or […]

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