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Company fails to do background check, liable for $7 billion in damages

A cable company in Texas was ordered to pay more than $7 billion in damages to the family of an 83-year-old woman murdered by an employee, an installer, who was not on duty at the time. The cable company was found to be grossly negligent because during the hiring process it ignored several red flags [...]

August 18th, 2022|hiring|

How Under-the-Table Pay Hurts Both Employer and Employee

For the most concise and clear explanation of how under-the-table pay hurts both employer and employee and six fixes, check out this article: http://www.antiquetrader.com/antiques/antiques-americana/antique-store..

Interviewing new workers? 4 types of questions you should be asking

Since the Great Resignation is still in full swing, it's key to get the right employees in the door to fill any job openings. To better wade through the sea of applicants and increase your chances of successfully onboarding and retaining new people, you need to start off on the right foot during the interview [...]

April 20th, 2022|hiring|

Is that job-seeker telling the truth? 3 in 10 people have lied on resumes

Applicants exaggerate their experience, credentials, and more According to a recent ResumeBuilder.com survey, 32% of Americans admit to fibbing on their resumes to make themselves look more appealing to potential employers. What are the top reasons for lies on job-hunters' resumes? Here are the responses to the survey: to improve my chances of getting hired [...]

April 7th, 2022|hiring|

Hiring? Take a Look at the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Are you hiring? If so, you should know that hiring someone who has been receiving SNAP and/or unemployment benefits (including many who lost their jobs due to the pandemic) might qualify you to receive the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). There are restrictions, but the program is worth looking into. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit [...]

January 13th, 2022|hiring|