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…

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…

Can you run background checks on current employees

Can you run background checks on current employees?

Running a background check on employees is the work of HR. People applying for jobs understand that bad credit history and criminal backgrounds could be a hindrance to getting a job. Employees do not expect a background check to be done, but in some organizations, it is done randomly. According to most people, carrying out…

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,…