1. Avoiding Bias Throughout the Hiring Process

    As a business owner or hiring manager, one of the most important aspects of your job when bringing new employees into the fold is to avoid bias at all times. Not only is it ethically wrong to show bias against a certain group or a particular person, doing so can put you in some legal hot water. This…Read More

  2. Giving Offenders a Second Chance

    A central role of any business owner or hiring manager is to always consider the safety of your employees, especially when bringing on someone new. This is why millions of businesses conduct background checks for criminal records so they have a more holistic understanding of the person they’re con…Read More

  3. Employment Projections in Key Industries

    While unemployment has been dropping steadily over the past several years, millions of Americans are still concerned over the future outlook of certain industries and positions. Many of them wonder if they should stay on course with their current career goals, or perhaps deviate a bit from their pla…Read More

  4. Does Your Recruitment Need a Tune-Up?

    With all the potential employees out there who are scrambling to find a new job, recruitment seems like it would be the easiest thing in the world. Unfortunately, many businesses are a bit lax when it comes to finding solid employees, and they tend to leave a chunk of the burden on those applicants …Read More

  5. Ten Tips to Get Hired Despite a Gap in Employment (Part 2 of 2)

    Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of ups and downs in the economy that have caused unemployment gaps to occur, often for extended periods of time. Some people have also caused these gaps themselves by going back to school to further their education or gain workable skills that make them more attrac…Read More

  6. 10 Tips to Get Hired Despite a Gap in Your Employment (part 1 of 2)

    The economy has been chugging along at a steady pace over the past several years, and finding employment has become easier for many job seekers. However, there are still times when there may be gaps in a job applicant's employment history. Whether this is due to the loss of a job, an opportunity to …Read More

  7. Why Tom Cruise’s Characters Would Be Terrible Hiring Managers

    It's no secret that Tom Cruise is one of the biggest movie stars of all time. Even when he's being dogged by the media because of a less-than-perfect personal life, you can bet that he'll be back on the big screen with another memorable character like the one that just appeared in the next installme…Read More

  8. Ever Wonder How Background Screeners Obtain Their Information?

    The safety of your company’s employees, customers, and associates must always be a top priority. This is why background checks that are conducted by trained, knowledgeable individuals should always be on your to-do list when hiring new employees or researching existing ones. But, have you ever won…Read More

  9. Career Success is Only a Few Steps Away

    Success is something that we all strive for in both personal and professional relationships. For millions of people, the drive to succeed is what gets us up in the morning and what keeps us going, even when the odds are not in our favor. Are you having trouble finding success in your chosen career? …Read More

  10. Telltale Signs That It’s Time to Find a New Job

    Millions of people around the country at any given time are unhappy with their jobs, yet they stick around until they’ve basically burned themselves out. This shouldn’t be too surprising to most people in the workforce. After all, searching for a new job isn’t the easiest thing to do, so why n…Read More

  11. 7 Resume-Boosting Tips

    Landing your dream job, or even a job that will be a placeholder while you strive for your dream job, starts with a resume. What comes down to a simple sheet of paper can act as either your calling card for a wondrous job interview or fodder for the administration assistant’s office shredder. The …Read More

  12. Creative Ways People have Tried (and Failed) to Trick a Drug Test

    While most of the potential employees who you will encounter when searching to fill a position will be honest about their pasts, you will eventually come across people who will attempt to hide certain details. Attempting to pass a drug test despite being on drugs or having recently used drugs is one…Read More