The FTC Weighs in On Social Media for Background Screening

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A recent blog article by Littler Mendelson points to the growing storm surrounding the use of social media searches in employment screening. In a recent statement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on the use of a “social check” service, the FTC stated that a third party social checking service “is a consumer reporting agency […]

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State May Move to Bar Employment of Felons in Schools and Prisons

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A new bill that was recently introduced and is currently being considered by the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education (AB 122) may resonate with employers nationwide who are wrestling with issues of hiring or continuing to employ those with conviction records. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug and health screening, […]

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Tips for Identifying the Ideal College Recruit

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost half of the current working population over the age of 25 will be of retirement age within the next two decades. In many cases, this rapidly aging workforce has made it mandatory for businesses to adapt their recruiting techniques to focus more heavily on college graduates. Running […]