Whether we like it or not, our lives today are frantic, busy and fuller than they’ve ever been. Most of us adapt, or at worst grin and bear it, but sometimes, things pile up so much that they just become too much. When life and work combine into a perfect storm of pressure, it can…

It’s becoming more and more common for employers to delve into employee credit histories before they make a job offer. Around the world, companies are routinely requesting access to personal financial information in order to make final hiring decisions. In many cases, this is necessary and justified. Here’s what you need to know about the…

Employees and employers alike would like to believe that while they undoubtedly do have a relationship, the world still sees them as individual entities, and they are always distinct from each other. While we’d all like to think that, that’s not always the case, and over the years, there have been countless high profile cases…

The staff hiring process is a minefield of legalities, checks, references and multiple rounds of interviews and negotiations these days, and with fraud, identity theft and other crimes rife these days, comprehensive criminal record checks are important. It can be tempting, when you do come across negative criminal information in a candidate’s history, to immediately…

Drug use has become a major issue around the world. In schools, universities and workplaces, more and more people are using drugs socially or recreationally, and they are becoming addicted to dangerous substances more frequently than ever before. It’s no wonder that more employers are opting to include drug testing employees as part of their…

Every employer or manager has had the experience at least once. The candidate that looked like the answer to your prayers on paper turns out to be your worst nightmare! It’s a tricky situation to say the least, but there are a few tips you can use to limit your risk of hiring bad candidates,…

There’s no denying that there is a lot more competition for jobs these days than there used to be. Sought-after jobs in high profile fields are likely to attract dozens of applicants, if not more. Which is great from the perspective of finding the best person for the job… but not great if you are…

It seems hard to believe, but about a quarter of all job applicants lie on their resumes. Nearly 60 percent of hiring managers have reported seeing some sort of falsification on resumes, and the lies range from slight embellishment and exaggeration of experience to lying about working for a company they’ve never been employed by….

There are more migrant workers, skilled immigrants and refugees today than at any other time during history, simply because there are exponentially more people in the world today and because international travel has become easier and more convenient than ever before. Whether they are driven by economics or conflict, people are choosing to seek better…

Substance abuse is not a new problem. One only needs to watch historical dramas like The Knick or read history books to find examples of substance abuse in the past. The only real difference was that in those days, people didn’t hide their habits nearly as well. These days, everyone knows that substance abuse is…

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