Common Misconceptions About Drug Testing

Common Misconceptions About Drug Testing

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP September 11 2017 Hiring managers considering whether to drug test job candidates must contend with a plethora of myths about the practice. Many fallacies about drug testing are posted on the Internet and misinform both job applicants...
The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs

The Legal Substance of Abuse: Prescription Drugs

BLOG 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 parameters are the hot topic of the season....
Canada Is Legalizing Marijuana – What Does That Mean for Me?

Canada Is Legalizing Marijuana – What Does That Mean for Me?

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP April 13 2017 With the recent news revealing that Canada has introduced a bill to legalize recreational marijuana use, making it the second nation to authorize marijuana for the entire country, many companies are left wondering how this...
Background Checks for Businesses?

Background Checks for Businesses?

BLOG 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 be, many companies opt not to. It...
HR: The First Line of Defense in Preventing Insider Cyber-attacks

HR: The First Line of Defense in Preventing Insider Cyber-attacks

BLOG 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 year, with close to 400 new threats every minute, and up to 70...

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