What is the seven-year rule?

What is the seven-year rule?

What is the seven-year rule? The seven-year rule is one that often leaves business leaders and HR professionals struggling to understand just what information they are seeing and what is omitted. Essentially, the seven-year rule states certain non-criminal convictions, civil judgments, and financial issues cannot be reported on a background check because of the U.S.…

On The Wire Episode 13- Saving Your Time, Money and Protecting Your Brand Through Background Checks

In this episode we speak with Sandra James, the Founder, CEO and President of Private Eyes, Inc. In this highly informative conversation, Sandra and Barbara discuss the little-known legal nuances of client-employer relations and the many ways in which background screening promotes success in businesses. About Out Host: Barbara Wichmann, CEO and founder of ARTÉMIA…

What are the 5 basic workplace hazards?

What are the 5 basic workplace hazards?

What are the 5 basic workplace hazards? Going to work every day means learning new things, working through challenging assignments, and bringing home a steady paycheck. One aspect of working that we don’t think about all that often is common workplace hazards. Being aware of these 5 basic workplace hazards will keep staff up-to-date on…

What Are the 4 Types of Workplace Violence?

What Are the 4 Types of Workplace Violence?

Workplace violence is any of several behaviors that entail violence, threats of violence and similar conduct that makes people worry for their physical safety, be they a customer or employee, regardless of whether it occurs on or off the clock. Most companies regard harassment and bullying tantamount to workplace violence. There’s also the issue that…

Can Employers Find Out If You Were Fired?

Can Employers Find Out If You Were Fired?

It is never easy to discuss being terminated from a job, especially to a new employer. Despite the reason for the termination, most people do not like having to relive the experience and go into detail about the situation. However, if an employer asks, then you must share what happened. Some employees wonder if an…

Is it legal to do a background check before a job offer

Is it legal to do a background check before a job offer?

Before an employer hires anyone, there are so many things he or she looks at, including the background of the employee. The timing to carry out a background check on your employees is confusing because it varies from one state to another.  An employer can begin a background check on employees before providing a conditional…