Background checks are a vital part of an employer’s hunt for a potential new hire. These background checks are guided by a federal legislation known as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FCRA was instituted to promote the accuracy, fairness and privacy of the files of consumer reporting agencies.
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Face masks are required in all public spaces throughout California in a mandate made by Governor Gavin Newsom in June 2020. This mandate has a common goal in mind: reduce the spread of coronavirus.
It’s always good to try and plan for the unexpected, but no one could have anticipated COVID-19 and the massive effect it would have on daily life. As we continue to see the impact of coronavirus, we understandably want to stay as informed as possible as this situation continues. While it may be confusing trying… Read more »
If an employee at your business tests positive for COVID-19, there are a number of procedures advised by the CDC to follow in order to ensure that your employees, including those infected, are safe. These measures may vary in complexity depending on your specific type of business, which is why it is also advised to… Read more »
As a business owner, chances are you’ll find yourself in the situation in which you need to fire an employee. It’s understandable that firing an employee can be an uncomfortable experience, not only for the employee being fired, but for the person informing that employee that they will be let go. Although it’s not something… Read more »
Business owners sometimes tend “jump-the-gun” when it comes to terminating an employee, and aside from any direct cases with an immediate firing need, you may want to consider following these steps before you pull the plug on their time at your business:
Most businesses have some form of an employee satisfaction survey that they provide to their staff annually, and if you don’t, you may want to consider creating one. These surveys allow the people who work for you to provide valuable input, and with questions that are structured correctly, can really help to make some amazing… Read more »
We all know that saying “lead by example”; it’s a phrase that has been said by famous members of society in speeches, books, podcasts, and everyday conversation. But how does one actually start on the path of leading by example? The answer simply put: by taking ownership in your position as the head of your… Read more »