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Information, Tips, and Resources for Employers, Recruiters, and Hiring Managers

My Favorite Motivational Quotes About Success

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself” —Oprah Winfrey

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Overtime Exemption – Does Your Employee Qualify?

As you may have already learned, the Department of Labor has finally rolled out a new revision of the Fair Labor Standards Act, raising the minimum salary required for overtime pay exemption. Is your salaried employee eligible to be exempt? Read about the new FLSA...

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Complying with FCRA and EEOC

The process of vetting and hiring the most suitable employees for your organization, while simultaneously maintaining the safety and integrity of your business, can be complicated.

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6 Unique Interview Questions

The object of these questions is to gauge the candidate's identity, mentality, qualities, and convictions to figure out whether he/she will be a good fit for your company. They are intended to get beneath the surface and get to know the applicant on an individual...

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National Criminal Database – Employers Beware!

 Employers seeking to secure their companies by screening new employees with a thorough Background Check often inquire about the National Criminal Database search. And too often, my response disappoints them. The National Criminal Database is not as “national” as the...

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