Pre-Employ Blog

Employer Beware!... 3 Reasons Not To Conduct Pre-Offer Background Checks

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Aug 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Conducting background checks can reveal key information about employees that strongly indicates how they may perform on the job. However, the timing of when to take this step isn't always clear. While some employers might think that it’s a good idea to request a background check for every candidate that submits a job application, it’s really not to the employer’s advantage.  

Consider these 3 factors when conducting background checks on your potential candidates.


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Topics: Background Checks, EEOC, hiring compliance, interview process, criminal record, Age Discrimination, Lawsuit, Disclosure & Authorization Form, Adverse Action

Louisiana state government offices shut down due to the severe flooding.

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Aug 15, 2016 11:08:18 AM

Due to the extreme flooding situation throughout parts of Louisiana, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is announcing that state government offices will be closed Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

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Topics: Louisiana, Mississippi, Background Checks, criminal record

"Updated 8/8/2016" Santa Clara Court Clerks Declare Strike

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on Aug 8, 2016 11:18:27 AM


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I-9 Paperwork Penalty (Fine) Increases 96%

Posted by Bob Mather on Aug 3, 2016 7:00:23 AM

Employers who are audited and found to have committed hiring or other violations will find the fines have almost doubled according to the passing of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act)                         

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Santa Clara Court Clerks Declare Strike

Posted by Bob Mather on Aug 2, 2016 12:25:52 PM


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