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Automated Reference Checking: Better Intel in a Fraction of the Time

March 15, 2012
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Armed with this software, not only can companies obtain better feedback from references, but also they can obtain more of it per candidate.
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A Look in at LinkedIn's Recommendations Features

March 15, 2012
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Unlike reference checking tools such as Pre-Hire 360, there's nothing anonymous about the LinkedIn recommendation process.
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Worker's Marijuana Use Cause of Explosion; Comp Benefits Denied

January 12, 2012
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Three of the court's nine judges dissented to a portion of the opinion. Judge Raymond Abramson noted that Greg Prock had used a torch in the past to open barrels, and said the accident may not have been directly caused by Prock's past drug use.
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Best Practices for Conducting Criminal Background Checks

December 7, 2011
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From the National Employment Law Project's guide Criminal Background Checks: A Best Practices Guide for Employers:
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Background-Check Tool Keeps Tabs on Sex Harassment Cases

December 1, 2011
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Since mid-2010, the latest technology tool by ebosswatch.com has been nearly as popular among human resources and hiring managers as it has been with job seekers.
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How Do We Determine an Applicant's Flexibility and Problem-Solving Skill?

November 16, 2011
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I have been told to look for the following traits/competencies when interviewing job applicants: 1) adaptability/flexibility 2) problem-solving Which particular questions should we ask? —Hiring for Attitude, recruitment specialist, Milan, Italy
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Surveys Focus on Veterans' Employment

November 11, 2011
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A CareerBuilder survey found that 20 percent of employers plan to actively recruit U.S. veterans over the next 12 months while a separate survey by Monster.com found that 69 percent of firms found that veterans perform their job functions 'much better' than non-veterans.
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Returning Veterans Unarmed for Job Searches

November 9, 2011
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Face long odds in finding employment; have trouble translating their experience into work skills.
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