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Why Should I Check References?

Do you check references of prospective employees? You should. With up to one-third of all resumes containing a lie, you can bet that a few of your applicants may fabricate references to construct a better work history (on paper, anyways.) You may not look forward to checking references. After all, it takes time to reach […]

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Massachusetts Employers Must Change Job Apps by 11/4/10

In August of 2010, legislation was passed in Massachusetts that affects how private employers ask about and check the criminal records of prospective employees.  Effective November 4, 2010, both public and private MA employers are no longer allowed to ask an applicant on the initial written job application about their criminal history.  If there is […]

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