The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs

The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs

BLOG The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP June 13 2017 With the legalization of medicinal marijuana gaining traction in more than 26 states as well as 7 states and the District of Columbia for recreational use, changes in hiring...
Background Checks for Businesses?

Background Checks for Businesses?

BLOG Background Checks for Businesses? Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP March 14 2017 When beginning the hiring process, businesses are often told that they should perform background checks on potential employees before hiring them. However beneficial these screenings might...
HR: the first line of defense in preventing insider cyber-attacks

HR: the first line of defense in preventing insider cyber-attacks

BLOG HR: The First Line of Defense in Preventing Insider Cyber-Attacks Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP January 12 2017 The growing incidence of cyber-attacks is staggering, with 2016 being a record-breaking year. “There are 80 to 90 million plus cyber security events per...
Four Reference Questions You Can’t Ask

Four Reference Questions You Can’t Ask

BLOG Four Reference Questions You Can’t Ask Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP November 18 2016 Reference checks are an integral part of a complete background screening process. But screening procedures like employment history verification, education verification,...
Training Traps in Background Screening

Training Traps in Background Screening

BLOG Training Traps in Background Screening Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP August 3 2016 At first glance, background screening seems to be a straightforward type of process.  The information is at point A, so we retrieve it and report it back to point B. If it only were so...

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