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University of Tennessee to Do Added Background Checks for Presidential Candidate

Tweet Tennessee Governor, Phil Bredsen, is requesting that after two failed Presidencies, the University of Tennessee take extra measures in conducting background checks on its new Presidential candidates.  According to an article on Nashville Public Radio, Bredsen wisely cautioned against using search firms for recruiting candidates as they may have other agendas other than the best interest of the University. In [...]

Background Checks to Weed Out Workplace Bullies

Tweet I was reading a recent article about how WorkSafe in Australia  will be going to more than 40,000 employers to educated their employees on workplace violence and workplace bullies.   It is a pretty daunting task and one that takes awhile, as they interview staffers and provide training. This decision comes after one poor soul [...]

More Public Services Waking Up to Background Checks

Tweet Increasingly, more public service agencies are discovering that not all employees have represented themselves and their background histories as accurately as anyone would like.  Be it state or municipal public service agencies, school boards or teachers, everyday there are no discovers that…ooops…someone hired has either a criminal record or is a sexual offender. Despite [...]

From Modest Beginnings Small Businesses Can Grow

Tweet Many great businesses started from modest beginnings.   If America is nothing else, it is the place where someone with an idea and a chocolate chip cookie can grow into a major franchise.   In the case of Tariq Farid, featured in Inc.Com,  he started out only wishing to sell fresh fruit artistically shaped like flower [...]