Can employers checking credit reports?

Careers Done Write

They said that they would provide me with a copy of the report they receive. Is that a normal request for a person applying for a marketing position at consumer products company? Dear Deb: I just interviewed for a job and they asked for permission to check my credit records.

You Know Harassment is Bad At Your Company When Your Annual Report Will Have to Mention It.

HR Capitalist

It's bad when you're on your way to harassment being mentioned in your Annual Report, which the Fox News Parent company will probably end up doing. That has a funny way of rolling downhill to the rest of the company. Um, yeah.

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Trending Sources

LinkedIn Has a Beta Salary Reporting Tool (Code Name: Glassdoor Killer)

HR Capitalist

Well, there's nothing wrong with LinkedIn making this play - it's an obvious extension into the employment game, as are other areas currently owned by Glassdoor more than anyone else - company reputation, reviews, etc. Glassdoor owns company reputation.

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Looking Forward to the September Jobs Report


The September BLS jobs report will drop on Friday, October 7. With only one week to go and the US election heating up, I thought it was time for a look back on recent months and a look forward to our next report — what economic trends should we watch for, and what should we hope for?

5 Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles appeared first on Ms. Looking for the top 5 tools for managing your company’s social media profiles? Using these tools will go a long way in streamlining your social media management tasks thereby empowering your company’s overall online success. After creating an account, you will get to choose the social networks to add, as well as connect your company’s social profiles and pages.

How Your Company Can Avoid Becoming the Next United Airlines

Evil HR Lady

Back before YouTube was a thing, companies had strict policies: Employees were not to speak with the press without express permission from the public relations department. Today, you have to assume that every person who comes into contact with your business or your employees can post the encounter on the internet with the intention of “exposing” you, and that means that every employee should be acting as if a reporter is observing them at all times.

Judgment Should Always Factor Into Decisions Related to Direct Reports (Anthony Weiner Edition).

HR Capitalist

It's about the baggage you assume when you believe in talented direct reports or candidates, but they have people who are freak shows in their lives. Be loyal with your direct reports, but when judgment and reality moves past a certain threshold, be prepared to move on.

Employees as Brand Ambassadors on the new LinkedIn Company Pages


A significant element of that culture includes the current company employees and the team that the candidate will be joining. LinkedIn’s new Company Pages show employees and connections more prominently than before. Also, the new company pages highlight status updates more prominently.

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Expense Reports That Get You Fired: Did the Receipt for Your Company Picnic Look Like This?

HR Capitalist

Check out the receipt for a recent company party below, then see the notes below the receipt for the company and circumstances. The company? Because if it did, you won't have a job when this one goes through accounting.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 130,171 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 4,721 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 124,450 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads? the largest construction company in Maine.

I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : According to recently published reports, the Internal Revenue Service has made its first-ever award to an employee who “blew the whistle” on his employer’s cheating on taxes. Informant Award program provides both monetary awards and anonymity to employees who report tax-cheating by their employers. “We don’t pay taxes; the little people pay taxes.”. Leona Helmsley. Multimillionaire Hotel Heiress).

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10 Ways Tech Companies Can Recruit and Retain Women #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Reports of bias, unequal pay, and limited opportunities abound. 10 Ways Tech Companies Can Recruit and Retain Women #TechTuesday. Women in technology — or the lack thereof — is a tricky subject, and one that isn’t easy to resolve.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 170,190 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 10,740+ Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 159,450 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads? END REPORT

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 30,346 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 17,546 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 12,800 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads? Neither the company nor Michigan Gov.

15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. The freelance economy continues to grow, and these companies have hired the most freelancers this year. Haynes & Company: Research. US-Reports: Insurance. Work Companies Hiring Freelancers

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Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For


I know from personal experience that when I reported to a boss I was aligned with ideologically and who trusted me, I performed very well and kept getting promoted and promoted. But there were other bosses with whom those alignments just were not there, and after a while we separated—at times voluntarily and at other […] The post Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For appeared first on WorkAlpha.

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Uber: The Right HR Leader Depends On Your Company's Maturity.

HR Capitalist

If there's one thing that's true in HR, it's that today's HR leader right for a company may not be right for the same company 3 years from now. And if you're really lucky, your company experiences exponential growth that causes you to need a different type of HR leader. Travis Kalanick announced the hiring in an email to Uber employees on Friday, calling her "one of the most sought-after 'people people' in the world," according to a source inside the ride-hailing company.

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How To Look For A Company’s Employer Brand

Career Realism

How To Look For A Company’s Employer Brand. I haven’t written so much about company brands, however. How do you look for a company’s brand as you job search and consider whether you want to work for a particular company or not?

Green Career Tip: State of Green Business Report 2012 – 5 Reasons Reading This Report Helps Your Green Career

Green Career Central

Resource: State of Green Business Report 2012. This report has caught my eye for five years running. It’s one of the most important reports I read each year to grasp what’s really happening in the green economy. Published by based on last year’s 2000 blog posts, interviews, reports, and event, it’s a great “on the ground” perspective that’s invaluable to anyone who is interested in the green economy and sustainability efforts in the business world.

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Company Due-Diligence Before You Interview

Resume Bear

Whether applying for a job, working on a resume or preparing for an interview, knowing and understanding your target companies is essential. On top of the company, it is also key to know the recruiter, their needs and their philosophy. Writing about the company in your cover letter.

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Apple Eliminating Headphone Jack = Companies Eliminating Performance Reviews

HR Capitalist

Anti-Performance Review People - you can totally still do reviews, but we'll be over here being interviewed by Fast Company. Employees in companies eliminating reviews - Yes! Think about it.

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15 Companies that went in another Direction

Resume Bear

These 15 famous companies did just that, all changing in dramatic ways to become totally different than their former selves. But it was established back in 1839 as the Valley Falls Company, a textile manufacturer. The company was purchased by United Technologies Corporation for $18.4

my manager wants twice-a-day reporting on how I’m spending my time, affair is causing a scandal, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager is asking me for twice-a-day reporting on how I’m spending my time. My current manager has started making me do a daily “plan of day” and “end of day report” to send to him. I’d say this to him: “Can you tell me a bit about why you’ve asked me to send you these two daily reports? my manager wants twice-a-day reporting on how I’m spending my time, affair is causing a scandal, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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Goodbye Stress, Hello Success: 5 Company Culture Fixes


Instead, here are some company culture fixes to make your workplace a less stressful and more engaging place to work. Recently the American Psychological Association’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program doled out awards to four stress-free companies.

The Companies With The Hardest Interviews

Career Realism

However, there are companies out there who like to put candidates through a little more than just a few standard questions; companies who delight in making the interview process as bumpy a road as possible. McKinsey & Company.

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ExecuNet's 2010 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report

Executive Career Brand

The report indicates the top 10 high-growth industries for 2010 will be: 1. Manufacturing Perhaps not surprising, companies are turning to their networks of colleagues and peers to source talent.

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Top Companies Leverage Internal Social Networks


At the recent Working Mother Women’s Leadership Summit on Social Business, Sandy Carter, VP Social Business Evangelism at IBM, reported that 43% of companies are using social networks both internally and externally. What is your company doing to create a vibrant collaborative community?

Company Culture: 7 Tips On How You Can Plug In

Career Realism

A hot topic in the careers industry right now is company culture , and probably the biggest issue of all: what exactly is it? However, one thing holds absolutely true no matter what: Company culture can define a business. Wouldn’t it be great to work at those companies?

should I report my former boss’s Twitter account, bringing a coworker to a disciplinary meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I report my former boss’s Twitter account to my old company? If you report this to the HR department of a company you don’t even work for anymore, their reaction is likely to be “This is mildly embarrassing for the manager (because he’s not savvy enough to realize it’s public, not because of what he does on his own time), but it’s hardly a major work issue.” It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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#SHRM Benefits Survey: 40% More Companies Offer Telecommuting


Only the 47% decrease in companies offering credit union membership is more significant. 60% of companies now allow at least some of their employees to telecommute.


The Worst VP of HR in the World? Fortune Reports, You Decide.

HR Capitalist

McLeod says Fortune's account of her time at Schwab is "false" but declines to offer any specifics, noting that she is bound by a confidentiality agreement with the company. By the time she became Pfizer's HR chief in early 2007, the company was preparing for wholesale layoffs.

coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I legally report her for wrongdoing and to whom? If you’re uncomfortable repeating it at all, you could explain that, but I’d urge you to just report the language dryly and factually. I am working at home for a call center that provides insurance agents for insurance company call centers. The company is domiciled outside the U.S., It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker regularly mock-slaps me with a clipboard while yelling at me.

Ten Companies with the Hottest Culture Perks


Perks like bringing your dog to the office, Volunteer Time Off, and beer Fridays are becoming pretty standard at companies who take care of their people. There are some companies out there that are stepping up their culture game with their innovative ideas to keep employees happy.

A Roadmap to Greater Company Transparency [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The road to a more transparent company begins with a single step. You want to work toward the right goals, which means being able to visualize workflow throughout the company. Takeaways: Nearly 44% of workers, while familiar with company goals, can’t specifically name them.

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Smart Companies: Invest In Their Employees


The dollars spent ranged from $1,169 per learner all the way up to $1,847 per learner (technology companies ranking the highest). The success or failure of a company comes down to the people that make up the organization. Companies thrive when the focus is on their peeps!!!

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Should Feminists Avoid These 4 Companies?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Should Feminists Avoid These 4 Companies? Recent allegations from Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer at the company, assert that both the Uber management and HR department subjected her and her female colleagues to appalling sexual discrimination.

2 out of 3 Companies to Expand Social Recruiting #recruittrends


But as technology evolves and more companies launch their profiles and platforms, we must strive to reinvent ourselves. If your organization is in the social recruiting “infancy” stage, no worries, you’re in good company. Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

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5 terrible workplace policies that good companies don’t have

Ask A Manager

These policies are often rooted in outdated work norms and a lack of trust from managers toward employees – which is one reason why good companies and good employees don’t want anything to do with them. News & World Report today, I wrote about five of the worst workplaces policies that good companies have jettisoned long ago but which lesser companies continue to cling to. You may also like: should your company switch to unlimited vacation time?

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The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting


OSHA requires that companies keep 7 years of records on file with this information with specific dates that employers are required to post in employee only areas to be accessible for the employee. Companies are required to report any incident orally that results in the death of an employee or any employee form a work-related incident or in-patient hospitalization of three or more employees as a result of a work-related incident within eight hours.

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10 Happiest Big Companies of 2011

Career Alley

Working in a big company has its highs and lows. Larger companies also tend to have brand recognition and a solid reputation. Be aware that, at the same time, a high quantity of employees might result in high turnover rate at large companies. But if you are lucky enough to hold a position at a large company, chances are the company can afford to give you a great salary , benefits package and more work flexibility. The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 11.

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