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Funny Laws Friday

In Alaska, it is illegal to wake a hibernating or sleeping bear to take a picture!

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What is Salary History Ban?

While Ban the Box is seeing a quick domino effect among the states and several cities, another hiring based law is lurking out in the distance. Since first making its way into the world, the salary history ban, has been passed in few states and key cities across the USA, most recently New York City. […]

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How not to get tricked into a bad hire: Steps to ensure the best applicants get the job

The days are getting shorter, nights colder, and pumpkins are starting to creep into every single part of your life. It’s time for the Halloween season, but don’t get stuck with any ghouls or goblins as employees this year. VeriCorp, has come up with some simple but efficient steps to ensure that you only hire […]

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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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