The April 2010 issue of Risk Management has a great article titled: Finding and Fixing Corporate Misconduct. After noting reports that misconduct had declined during 2009, the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) says the following.
According to the results from more than 300,000 employees in over 75 countries, this “decline” in misconduct during 2009 is actually misleading, […]
“For anyone who is dating and in a serious relationship, I strongly recommend doing a background check on your significant other. This could save you much pain and heartache.”
That’s from a letter to the editor of the Tuscaloosa News headlined, “Before dating, check background.” Here’s the story.
The writer of the letter met a woman he […]
Two recent news stories highlighted for me just how interesting and strange the world of job hunting and background checks can be in this Digital Age. First there was story on MSNBC that underlined something that I think we all know: employers use online search engines like Google and social networking sites like MySpace to […]
The trend to do background checks for all employees is spreading in government. Recently two counties in different states joined the bandwagon.
Montgomery County, Texas, just north of Houston, and Lee County, Florida are two of the most recent converts to the “check ‘em all” movement. There are two big reasons why more and more government […]
I’m a preacher’s kid so the workings of churches have a special fascination for me. That’s how I happened to be reading an article about New Life Church in Colorado Springs and their search for a new pastor.
They’ve been hunting for a pastor since their founding pastor, Ted Haggard, was fired in November after admitting […]