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Employee Crimes in the Workplace

Although we like to believe the people we work with are trustworthy and safe, it’s essential to recognize the chance of crime happening in the workplace, which can take many forms. Taking precautions against employee crime can protect you, your company, and your...

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Fraudulent Resumes

The term ‘resume fraud’ describes any time someone intentionally provides false information on their résumé in an attempt to appeal more to their desired position. Unfortunately, resume fraud is far more common than expected. 58% of managers have caught applicants...

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A Background Check Would Have Protected Coworkers

On June 22nd, 2018, a J&R engineering employee was rushed to the hospital after an argument-gone-wrong in Barberton, Ohio. 29-year-old Aaron Brooks was charged with felonious assault and ownership of a weapon under disability. During a heated dispute, Brooks...

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Are you putting a dangerous driver behind the wheel?

On November 16th, 2011, $7 million was paid to a family by an Arkansas federal court in compensation for an avoidable deadly car crash. The truck driver responsible for the tragedy was later exposed for having a history of poor driving, including license revoking. It...

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Theft by Employees is an Uncomfortable Fact

… but you still can’t ignore it While average dollars lost to robberies have declined over the past few years, theft by retail employees continues – and averages a loss of 1.44 percent of sales annually to individual companies in the United States. Added across the...

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International Women’s Day

Protect your business against employee fraud The road to business ownership has at times been hard-fought for women in the United States.  Regardless, the numbers show that today, female-led firms are thriving. But whether owned by a woman or a man, every...

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A Family Business and an Embezzler

A dream, a farm, and a big bump in the road A man with a grand dream bought a cattle ranch and citrus grove near Orlando in 1949. Over time, he worked the land and raised his two sons, who worked with him. In a stroke of luck, the sons discovered high grade peat moss...

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Are you doing your Due Diligence?

It seems every few months we keep repeating the same story. Except, it’s not the same story! Just another instance of a business not performing some due diligence when making hiring decision. Once again, ICE has raided a company to check the “Right to Work” status of...

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Necessary Background Screening

For most Texans and Floridians the 2017 hurricane season is nothing more than a distant memory. For one Polk City family it turned out to be a nightmare.  When contractors or subcontractors come to your residence or place of business representing FEMA, you expect a...

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DNA Test Kits – Be Cautious!

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Consumer Information article addressing the risks surrounding the commercially available DNA test kits. Many of us have either heard or seen commercials from companies offering to test one’s DNA for ancestry determination....

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Time is Running Out: New Law Effecting Moving Companies

If you don't already have a plan in place to remain compliant with these new regulations, contact eGuarded or call 855.348.2736 today to get started with your free account. Pay per search, no commitment or minimums, use when needed. Don't let one bad hire jeopardize...

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