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…

How long do you have to keep DOT driver files

How long do you have to keep DOT driver files?

How long do you have to keep DOT driver files Many business owners and managers wonder how long the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires them to keep various company records. To add to the problem, they often receive conflicting information from various sources. Some will say that you need to keep them for seven years,…

Can a failed drug test show up on a background check?

Can a failed drug test show up on a background check?

When applying for employment, there are multiple different things that could be required by the desired employer before you can receive a proper job offer. Two of the most common requirements are background checks and drug testing. With a background check, employers are able to see any public record on file for the recruiting individual.…

What can your old boss say about you in a background check?

What can your old boss say about you in a background check?

If you are currently seeking a new job, your future employer will likely conduct a background check that includes contacting several of the places that you used to work. That being said, you should be aware of what your former employees might say about you. Obviously, if you were a standout employee at your old…