Franchise Spotlight: Karla Gerner - Be Your Own Boss!
Franchise Spotlight: Karla Gerner

Meet Karla Gerner, a Total Reporting franchise owner, who had always been interested in starting her own business. She, along with friend Comfort Anderson-Miller, started their own Total Reporting franchise in September. And she couldn't be happier with the ease that has come with starting her...

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What should you do with a criminal history record?

The "ban-the-box" movement is a hot ongoing topic circling around through the media right now. But how many of us really understand all the details behind this movement? This movement is working to persuade employers to remove the check box that asks if applicants have...

Dot Drug Testing
Opioid Epidemic brings new DOT drug testing panel

The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on Friday (11/9) that beginning in January there will be a change to their drug-testing program regulation. Hydromorphone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone and oxycodone are all being added to the new drug-testing panel. This means that beginning in 2018, all drivers will now...

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How marijuana is affecting your workplace

New laws regarding marijuana use have left many employers confused about what kinds of actions should be taken concerning drug testing. With 29 states now allowing the use of medical marijuana and eight states allowing recreational use, where does that leave employment drug testing laws? There...

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DOT drug testing can be complicated, let us help make it easy

The Department of Transportation is well-known for it's complex drug testing regulations that must be followed precisely. These regulations help keep both drivers and those around them safe, but for those who don't understand all of the regulations it can be a bit of a...

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Drugged driving is on the rise

A new study released this past month in April found that drug use was present in 43% of fatal car crashes, which now surpasses the number of fatalities where alcohol was present. Drug use and drug use by drivers is on the rise. With record numbers of...

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#Happy420: How to tell if your co-worker is high

It's 4/20 so there's lots more talk about as well as use of marijuana Marijuana can inhibit or slow down function within the work place. One of the reasons why most work places have a zero-tolerance drug policy. A drug-free work environment has helped employers see a...

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#CrazyCoworkers: “He drank the whole ketchup cup…”

Here are some #CrazyCoworker stories to add a little more fun and laughter to your week. Be sure to submit your own #CrazyCoworker stories of funny or outrageous things you've seen your coworkers do in the comments so we can feature them on our page!! Ketchupaid "There was...

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Blockbuster Employee’s Fantastic Fibs

Sometimes you just know your coworker is lying to you. But have you ever had a coworker tell you THIS many (thought-to-be) crazy lies?? Story found on Reddit.com. A Real Live Pinocchio "A few years back I worked at Blockbuster. About a year into it we got a girl...