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Little White Lies and Your Résumé

When it comes to resumes, who hasn’t stretched the truth a bit? Round up your GPA, make up a nice title… what harm can come of a little embellishment? But while it may not seem like a big deal in the moment, even the smallest...

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Chefs Preparing “High” Cuisine

Everyone loves the idea of a fancy restaurant. Elegant lighting, soft music, gourmet food… what’s not to like? There’s only one minor drawback: we don’t always see what is going on behind-the-scenes at our favorite restaurants. According to many who are more familiar with the...

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University of Kentucky Employee Loots $220,000

The University of Kentucky Wildcats have a new all-time steals leader, and it's not a basketball player. As of last week, the university is accusing one of its employees of defrauding the school for an estimated $224,000. Going forward, criminal background checks will not bring Steven...

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Burger Kingdom Nearly Pillaged by Dishonest Employee

There are thousands of strategies to supplement your income while still showing up to your day job. Some people invest in real estate and others own side businesses. Alayna Weishner-Rush, on the other hand, chose to implement more of a “staged robbery” strategy to off-set...

Maryland Man Meddles with Meatball and Gets Stabbed

There is a special place in hell for people who steal food from their co-workers. It’s happened to nearly all of us. After looking forward to lunch all morning, you finally have a break. Eagerly, you open the fridge only to find part of your...

Emotional Intellegence, Hiring,
EQ vs IQ

Along with navigating the gritty world of drug tests and background checks, Human Resources requires many important soft skills for interacting with employees and recruits. Studies have shown that people with high Emotional Intelligence have greater mental health, better job performance, and more leadership potential...

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Your Zero-Tolerance Policy Remains Intact…For Now

To an employment screening company, the anticipation of the ruling on Coats vs Dish Network was like awaiting the results of a presidential election - minus Oprah's tears. Monday, Colorado's Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dish Network, establishing a precedent for other courts as they...

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The History of Drug Culture as Told by Rap Lyrics

Rap and drug references go together like gin and juice, or stoners and Taco Bell. Project Know, an addiction recovery resource, has charted the data to show the frequency of illicit substance mentions in rap lyrics by year, and the artists who spit the most...

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3 Things Your Business Ought to Know About Weed Day

420, 4/20, 4:20, four twenty - it's the day and time when crowds of herb enthusiasts rivaling the population of Portland are expected to descend on cannabis rallies around the country. Below are answers to a few common questions about America's most abused illicit substance.   Can...