How to Make a Workplace Drug Testing Policy in 2019 | Workplace drug testing policies are becoming more complex. The legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, along with widespread opioid abuse, is creating a minefield for employers. Yet conscientious employers can’t avoid workplace dru...

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How to Navigate Pre-Employment Drug Testing in 2019 | Many companies use pre-employment drug testing, but the rules have become a little more complex. Staffing companies interested in completing pre-employment drug testing should consider consulting with a legal professional, first.

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How to Develop an Effective Workplace Safety Culture | Having a team on the same page in terms of values, policy, behaviors, and expectations plays a major role in the retention of good employees, and the overall success of the company. This is called the “culture” of the company, and this should...

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The Best Way to Handle an Employee Who’s Been Injured at Work | Work-related injuries occur every day. Knowing how to respond to and handle an employee who is injured on the job makes a big difference in how the rest of the company will react. There should be protocols in place to follow. This en...

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The Growing Cyber Liabilities of the Staffing World | It’s no secret – technology drives everything. As tech has become an integral part of business systems, there is a need for resources to prevent cyber liabilities and data breaches. Cybercrime occurs continuously, searching for vulnerabilities...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Candidate Reference Checks | Staffing agencies often face unforeseen risks that could put them in danger of serious accidents or lawsuits. One of these risks involves how an agency carries out its candidate reference checks.

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The Legal Risks of Employee Background Checks | Some people think that background checks aren’t necessary for their potential new hires, but that could not be further from the truth. It’s always good to know what you’re in for when it concerns having an employee on board that might harbor more li...

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The 6 Most Common Causes of Data Breaches | Everybody uses the internet nowadays, but the majority of people tend not to worry too much about their cybersecurity or take the steps needed to protect their information going around online. However, cybersecurity is something that all organizations h...

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How to Protect Company and Customer Data | Crime is hefty. But crime through online avenues is even worse. No one thought that 30 years ago, this is an exposure that every company would deal with. Cybercrime is highly expensive, to say the least. A recent IBM survey found that data breaches cost...

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