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    “Ghosting” in the Marijuana Industry

    Ask any employer, and even many employees, and they'll tell you: “ghosting” is one of the most annoying things that can occur in business. We're sure you're aware of this term, but if not, this is when an employee simply stops showing up to work with no notification and then never comes back aga…Read More

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    Why Christmas Vacation’s Cousin Eddie Wouldn’t Get the Job

    There's certainly a lot to love about Chevy Chase's tour de force known as National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. For many families across the nation and even around the world, it has become one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time. And what’s not to love? The movie has family outings,…Read More

  3. December is the Perfect Time to Organize Your Hiring Practices

    As another year comes to a close, many of us are enjoying the holidays, prepping for an influx of last-minute shoppers, and just enjoying this festive season. But, as a business, you still have plenty of behind-the-scenes tasks that must be done, especially if you want to start the new year off righ…Read More

  4. Small Businesses Need Background Checks, Too

    It has become regular practice for large corporations to conduct background checks on anyone being hired for a position in their company. The same is mostly true for medium-sized businesses, though some of them make the mistake of skipping this important part of the hiring process from time to time.…Read More

  5. Hire the Right People with These Simple Tips

    If you’re hoping to grow your small business or keep your larger business chugging along at the proper pace, then hiring the right employees is an essential part of that equation. Finding people that fit in with your core values and have a a great work ethic can be tricky at times, though. The goo…Read More

  6. What Is “Ban the Box”… and How Does Colorado Feel About It?

    f you’ve been paying attention to the news lately - and maybe even if you haven’t - there’s a good chance you’ve heard of something called “Ban the Box.” This is directly related to what NationSearch does for many of its clients, so we thought it would be a good topic to discuss. What Is…Read More

  7. 6 Ways for Job Hunters to Set Themselves Up for Success

    Job hunting is serious business, but the unfortunate truth is that many people set themselves up for failure right from the get-go. Whether it’s due to the amount of competition they’re up against, insecurity of their own skills and abilities, or another reason, they lack the overall confidence …Read More

  8. Important Tips When Job Seeking with a Disability

    Having a disability should never hold you back from achieving your goals, but attempting to find gainful employment can sometimes pose unique challenges. There are laws against discrimination, of course, but those laws provide very little comfort to disabled job seekers who are hitting the pavement …Read More

  9. Benefits Your Company Can Expect from Background Screening

    Hiring any person, no matter their background or experience, is a risky venture for your business. Time and time again, we hear about situations where the wrong type of employee has been hired by a company and it ends badly. You're never going to stop all of the bad eggs from sneaking in, but what y…Read More

  10. How to Land a New Job After Being Fired (part 2 of 2)

    It’s no fun to be fired from a job. In addition to the financial constraint caused by the loss of salary, being released from employment can cause a high level of undue stress and self-doubt. Whether you intentionally broke a company policy or simply failed to perform certain duties, the hardest p…Read More

  11. How to Land a New Job After Being Fired (part 1 of 2)

    Being fired from a job is simply a fact of life. Millions of people have been fired over the years, and it absolutely doesn't mean that he or she is a bad worker or someone who can't be trusted. There are often extenuating circumstances that lead to the firing. In many cases, it simply boils down to…Read More

  12. Want a Better Position in 2018? Here’s How to Succeed!

    Every year, millions of workers say to themselves, “This is the year when I get a new job.” It’s certainly a commendable resolution to make, but it’s one that’s also difficult to follow through on. After all, transitioning to a new place of employment can be time-consuming, stressful, and …Read More