2015 – The Year of the Volunteer

There is a new article making the rounds on the world wide interweb that claims to shed light on what employers can really find about out people through background checks.It’s meant to be educational and give job applicants the latest information on what employers are...

What Big Name Companies and Their CEO’s Can Learn From the Bill Cosby Scandal

Bill Cosby is everywhere in the news these days for all the wrong reasons. The list of women accusing Cosby of drugging and raping them is growing almost daily. The lessons we can learn and extrapolate from the entire sad situation are plentiful but there is one angle...

Legalizing Marijuana – What Does This Mean For Your Background Check?

We’ve talked at length this week about how legalizing marijuana affects your job prospects or your current employment. A lot of this has been from the employee’s perspective – what you need to know, how you can avoid trouble, what you’re risking.ICYMI, here’s...

Legalizing Marijuana – Yes, You Can Still Be Fired For Blazing Up

Pot smokers – at least those in Colorado and Washington – rejoiced earlier this year when lawmakers in those states legalized marijuana for recreational purposes (as opposed to medicinal). Now people age 21+ can freely smoke pot in the privacy of their own...

Volunteer Screening – A Necessary, Important Investment

What is the most important thing when it comes to your child(ren)’s school?Education?STEM program?Athletic future?Quality teachers?Anti-bullying effort?Sure, these all rank up there. But what about safety? We don’t know about you but we think our children’s safety...