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The Gift of Christmas: Remembering Sarah Philipps

I grew up in Newton, Massachusetts and lived about a mile from the Philipp’s family, and we attended the same schools together and played for our school’s athletic teams. I had the pleasure of spending time with Sarah Philipps, and her brother James “Fritz” Philipps while on vacation in London and Dublin in November of […]

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9/11 Tribute to a Friend, Classmate and Brother: Doug Cherry

Doug Cherry was a friend, classmate and fraternity brother; I became friends with Doug while attending Ohio Wesleyan University during the 1980’s. We lived in the same fraternity house for three years, were both Presidents of Phi Kappa Psi, and had many great times together. One time I’ll always remember was a road trip we […]

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AccuScreen CEO Hosts August 25 Webinar Defining Employee Screening Rights

Kevin Connell, AccuScreen CEO and proponent of employer hiring rights, will unravel misleading quotes in a recent Associated Press article and clarify employers’ hiring rights in regard to pre-employment background checks. TAMPA FL / August 23 2010 — Alarmed by the widely published Associated Press article from August 11th with the headline, “Some Job-Screening Tactics […]

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Resignation Drama: The Steven Slater Syndrome

For several days, the media has reported constantly on the situation of Steven Slater, the flight attendant that dramatically quit his job as a JetBlue flight attendant. The public eagerly devoured the reports, quickly dividing into two camps: one that applauded Slater’s actions, and the other believing that, no matter what, Slater should have exercised […]

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Webinar: Friday August 13, 2010 – Workplace Violence in the 21st Century

Webinar: Workplace Violence in the 21st Century – 2:00 PM Eastern 11:00 Pacific Tampa, Fl., August 11, 2010—In the wake of the beer distributorship shooting and tragic loss of life in Manchester, CT on August 3rd, many Human Resource professionals and business leaders are taking a fresh look at their policies and procedures that address […]

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Will Bad Credit Hurt Your Employment?

By Sharon Florentine Worried that recent economic travails have blemished your credit report? That those mortgage payments that went out a few days late might catch up with you? Or the cable bill you let slide for an entire month might come up in a background check and keep you from landing the job you […]

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