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3 Theories that May Explain the Persistent Talent Gap

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Even in the face of a slowly recovering global economy and healthy unemployment numbers, employers are still struggling to find, hire, and retain quality talent. Organizations may be seeking to better understand the causes of this so-called “talent gap”, as these insights may help them address this challenge and subsequently bring in the best people […]

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The FMCSA’s Safety Management Cycle and the Potential Impact on Motor Carriers

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) may have placed motor carriers in a very difficult situation by touting the Safety Management Cycle (SMC) as the preferred methodology for both identifying and correcting safety and compliance issues. Rob Moseley, head of Smith Moore Leatherwood’s Transportation Industry Group, said that “a motor carrier adhering to these […]

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Upcoming Enhancements to E-Verify TNC Communication Announced by USCIS

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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is making certain enhancements to its E-Verify Tentative Non-Confirmation (TNC) Communication process, effective September 9, 2013. Employers who use an electronic I-9 solutions with direct E-Verify access will not be affected by these changes, at this time or the near future. However, those users who directly log-in […]

Health Care HR Managers Reveal the Top Five Ways They Leverage Screening to Achieve a Competitive Advantage

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HireRight’s Health Care Spotlight is a report based on survey respondents specific to that industry in the HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Survey. The Spotlight focuses on the hiring and screening practices in the health care industry and includes survey responses from managers and hiring professionals in hospital, acute care, primary care, long-term care, pharmaceutical, […]

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So You Want to Address Medical Marijuana in Your Workplace Drug Policy?

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A number of employers are responding to the rapidly changing environment of medical marijuana laws in the United States by engaging in a review of their workplace drug policies. In fact, some of these organizations are considering including provisions in their policy that directly addresses medical (and sometimes recreational) marijuana use by employees. If your […]