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The Pros of Required Drug Tests

Is there a formal drug testing policy at your organization? Most organizations do have one, often out of concern for safety of all workers. Most recruiters and hiring managers want to make sure they don’t have someone come to work under the influence who might create a dangerous situation.

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More Tips on Recruiting Independent Contractors

In yesterday’s Advisor, we took a look at some of the benefits to hiring independent contractors—as well as some of the potential pitfalls. If you’re sold on hiring independent contractors, read on for some tips on how to recruit them.

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‘Made in My Image’ Is Wrong Way to Assemble a Winning Team

If you’re going to hire someone, why not hire someone made in your image? Let’s face it—you’ve been successful. You’ve climbed the management ranks. You must be doing something right. So, who better to add to your team than someone just like you? Someone who acts like you. Someone who thinks like you. Someone who […]

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Hiring an Independent Contractor? Make Sure to Pass the Tests

Perhaps the most common type of nontraditional worker in the new workforce is the independent contractor. The recession saw many people seeking work as independent contractors and as the economy has improved, these relationships have continued, whether due to the preference of the employer, the employee, or both.

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