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Background Checks 101: Why Compliance Should Be Your Top Priority

Complying with the laws and regulations surrounding background checks is the most important part of KRESS’ screening process, and it should be your priority, too. We know that understanding and following these laws can be complicated—there are regulations at every...

Weekend Roundup: Businesses May Not Ask New Hires for Green Cards

A recent lawsuit against a Miami-based pizzeria franchise is a reminder to business from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that employers can be penalized for asking for specific work authorization or identity documents from newly hired employees.   The...

Your Quick Guide to Ban-the-Box Laws

Did you know that the Austin City Council recently passed a Ban-the-Box ordinance, which prohibits most employers from asking questions about or considering an individual’s criminal history until after making a conditional offer of employment? Similar legislation is...

6 Email Etiquette Mistakes You’re Making Every Day

We’ve all had that feeling. You click “send” on an email and instantly notice that you’ve included typos, replied to all, or forgotten to include an attachment. What’s worse, is how many mistakes we make without even noticing. There are many small mistakes that are...

Disconnecting Becomes Legal Right for Employees In France

France is leading the way in the “right to disconnect” for employees. As of January 2017, companies with 50 or more employees will be required to negotiate contracts with unions that provide the right for employees to disconnect, which restricts employers from...

5 Low-Cost Ways to Motivate Your Team

Team motivation is integral to keeping employees engaged and happy at your company. You might think that motivation only comes from one thing: salary increases. That’s not the case, however. While raises are an important part of employee happiness, there are other...

OSHA Enforcement Updates You Need to Know: A Weekend Roundup

Federal regulations governing the workplace could be up for major changes in 2017. President Donald Trump and GOP members of Congress have made statements promising to cut back on many regulations, and many of the cuts would target workplace safety rules and...

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