As the forward-thinkers of the background screening and drug testing industries, we’re always learning new information about the ways we can help companies hire and retain employees more successfully. Here you’ll find the latest in industry updates and helpful information about the features and services we provide.

How to Keep Good Tenants

If you’ve been a landlord for a while, or even just starting out as one, you know that it is hard to find a tenant that fits you and your property perfectly. It can take multiple interviews with likely tenants and they might not work out for one reason or another, perhaps they could not […]

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How to avoid a lawsuit: Adverse Action and You

The world of human resources is a complex and daunting world. There are laws that come and go like the season, you may be in charge of a couple employees to a couple hundred employees, and most of the day to day things in an office boil down to you. Sometimes, it is hard to […]

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Funny Laws Friday

According to Minnesota law 609.725 part 4: A person who derives support in whole or in part from begging or as a fortune teller or similar impostor is considered a vagrant and can be charged with a fine!

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Four Ways to Make Sure You’re Morning is Smooth

It seems that for most workers, the first hour of the morning is spent remembering where you left off yesterday, reorganizing your desk, and getting your day’s agenda ready. This can take up a chunk of your productivity in the day but it can be easily avoided! We’ve got four simple ways to make sure […]

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Funny Laws Friday

This week’s Funny Laws Friday had to include a few different laws because we could not stop cracking up about them. It seems that the state of Wisconson really likes their butter and will not tolerate margarine.   97.18(4): Margarine may not be substituted for butter in restaurants unless it is requested by the customer.   […]

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Why are stereotypes about millennials in the workplace wrong

Chances are you’ve noticed that the workforce is shifting from the Baby Boomers to a newer generation, a younger one. Millennials are starting to graduate college and trade schools, making their way to a job place near you. Unfortunately, for whatever reason, Millennials come with a set of general stereotypes about their generation as a […]

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Funny Laws Friday

According to Massachusetts Chapter 270: Section 5, you are not allowed to give alcohol or drugs to patients in hospitals unless you are the patient’s physician.

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Why you should start the background screening processes sooner rather than later!

For many people at work or in their home life, we are procrastinators. We push off doing a task until it is almost too late. When it comes to hiring employees you may not think about running a background check until after you’ve already decided that the person will get the job, but what if […]

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5 Reasons to let an employee go

For some employers, firing an employee can be the toughest decision to make. The reason for firing an individual may not be as cut and dry as many of us would like it to be, sometimes it is multiple reasons why a person needs to be let go. We’ve listed 5 of the main reasons […]

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What to do before you leave for vacation

While summer break is drawing to an end for most, many families will still try to squeeze in one more trip to the beach or lake. While you are away enjoying those last few rays of the summer sun, your office is still in full work-mode. What should you do to ensure that there is […]

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