What is a Diploma Mill?

What is a Diploma Mill?

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP September 3 2019 A diploma mill, sometimes called a degree mill, is a fraudulent university that sells diplomas and transcripts rather than an education. These institutions specialize in trying to dupe employers and sometimes students...
Busting 7 Myths About Background Screening

Busting 7 Myths About Background Screening

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP August 12 2019 It’s no secret that the background screening industry has been subject to bad press in the past. Thorough and compliant processes minimize risk and a comprehensive applicant support system rectifies errors quickly....
3 Reasons Small Businesses Should Hire Freelancers

3 Reasons Small Businesses Should Hire Freelancers

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP October 31 2018 In today’s booming gig economy and low unemployment, small business owners should look to freelancers as a competitive advantage. Hiring freelancers gives access to the skills and expertise of a specialist on short-term...
What You Need to Know About Marijuana

What You Need to Know About Marijuana

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP September 18 2018 Marijuana legalization is one of the most often discussed news topics today. Though it has been considered a Schedule I drug since 1970, thirty states and the District of Columbia have legalized it in some form. Eight...
4 Tips for Improving Your Background Checks

4 Tips for Improving Your Background Checks

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP October 4 2018 Running background checks on candidates is a crucial step in the recruiting process. Making a bad placement can sour a relationship with a client or cost your company valuable resources. But background checks can be...

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