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March 9, 2018

5 Ways to Screen Potential Job Candidates

The challenge for employers when screening potential job candidates is to stay compliant with privacy laws while also doing due diligence to protect their business from bad hires. A growing number of jurisdictions in Maryland are enacting "Ban the Box" restrictions, which block businesses from asking job candidates to disclose…

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January 10, 2018

Common Grocery Store Shoplifting Techniques and How to Combat Them

Shoplifting is a recognized problem in the retail industry, costing American stores more than $45 billion annually. While much of this impact derives from the theft of big ticket items such as jewelry and electronics, grocery stores actually face significant losses as well. Maryland Security Professionals works with clients like…

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August 7, 2017

Employment Screening: What Is Included in a Background Check?

The necessity for businesses and other organizations to conduct employee background checks goes back to the old adage that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Employment background checks on job candidates reduce the risk of a bad hire and can even provide liability protection in case something…

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February 10, 2017

Red Flags in Employee Background Checks

Every savvy business owner knows that employees can make or break a company. Hiring the best and most qualified employees is critical to the success of your business, but even the most exhaustive of interview processes may not tell you all you need to know about a potential new hire.…

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August 30, 2016

Employee Background Checks: Dos and Don’ts

Hiring new talent for your company or organization? Protect the safety and reputation of your workplace by conducting a comprehensive employee background check. According to a recent survey by the Society of Human Resources Management, approximately 69 percent of all U.S. companies conduct background checks on potential job candidates –…

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