Background Screening

This Workplace Merry-Go-Round Ain’t Ever Slowing Down

“Midway hawkers calling ‘Try your luck with me’ Merry-go-round wheezing The same old melody…” —Neil Peart (Lakeside Park) We became carnies for a day – midway hawkers calling out from our very own front yard. The main reason was to make some quick cash since my sister and I had already blown through our weekly… more This Workplace Merry-Go-Round Ain’t Ever Slowing Down

Social Screening Them Hot Potatoes

“The vacant laugh Of true insanity Dressed up in the mask of tragedy Programmed for the guts and glands Of idle minds and idle hands…” —Neil Peart (musician and writer) That’s when I saw the photo — a full view of a man’s naked back severely cut open from multiple slashes of some kind of… more Social Screening Them Hot Potatoes

Two Things: From Safety Net to Safe Haven

Everyone deserves a safety net and a safe haven, even at work, and especially if you’re part of the 24% of women and 12% of men who reported at least one lifetime episode of intimate-partner violence. According to statistics gathered by the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence – The most comprehensive study of its kind, released in… more Two Things: From Safety Net to Safe Haven

Consistent And Accurate Online Profiles Do Add Up

It wasn’t so much about the subjectivity of recommendations and endorsements on LinkedIn (and other professional networks and communities) we discussed during this week’s #TChat Radio and Twitter #TChat, although most of us agreed that recommendations are more valuable that endorsements and that both can help tell a story to prospective employers, HR pros, recruiters… more Consistent And Accurate Online Profiles Do Add Up