Posted on: March 7, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks or verifications are a typical part of the hiring process for many different types of employment. Many individuals begin to worry when they hear the words “background check,” especially since the interview and application process for jobs can be competitive and brutal. Even people who have no concerning history on their record tend to sweat, because identity theft and other worrisome issues can certainly affect the potential for hiring.
However, perhaps one of the most concerning … Read More
Posted on: February 18, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Online scams have gotten the best of many of us, and if you’re one of the people who have fallen victim to such terrible ploys, you’re not alone. In fact, so many individuals have dealt with such scams that there are now specific ways to safeguard and protect yourself.
Get rich quick schemes, fraudulent business deals, and contracts that suck you in are only some of the ways people get taken advantage of, but they cause enough damage. … Read More
Posted on: February 1, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Divorce rates have hit an all-time high in recent decades, which might make someone hesitant to take the plunge in the first place. In light of the most recent divorce statistics, the fear of a new marriage ending in divorce might be well founded. However, there are precautions one can take to help increase the chances of a “happily ever after” ending. If you’ve been thinking about marriage recently, it’s natural for divorce to also be on your mind – … Read More
Posted on: January 15, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Finding employment these days requires an exceptional resume with a long list of skills and qualifications that make you stand out from others applying for the same position. Unfortunately, even if applicants have all the right qualifications and background, personal details found in in the pre-employment screening process can have the potential to hinder one’s opportunities for employment.
In this article, we’ll discuss some of the factors that employers look for during the hiring process that could make applicants more … Read More
Posted on: December 29, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Identity verification is the process of determining whether or not a person is the person that they say they are. It’s essentially the idea to make sure that the person that you are talking to, working with, purchasing something from, etc., is, in fact, who they claim to be. In modern days, this has become much easier, with the advent of computers, the internet, and other technological systems that can provide details quickly and easily. However, that’s not always been … Read More
Posted on: December 12, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
The first thing to understand when you’re planning to move forward with any big venture, regardless of type, is make sure that you understand the legality of what you–or the person you’re working with–are about to do. The legal world can be confusing, with difficult language and high barriers to entry. The key is to do your research accurately, or find the services of a lawyer. This will prevent any unforeseen repercussions that you might not have thought of, … Read More
Posted on: November 25, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
The days of blind dates, speed dating, and meeting your new partner at a red light are gone – say hello to the new way to meet your match: through online dating. Online dating offers individuals a unique experience of finding a loved one in a busy world that rarely has time to stop and breathe. Since online dating is still a relatively new phenomenon, there is a lot of uncertainty for daters who partake in this avenue of … Read More
Posted on: November 8, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks have been valuable resources for businesses and individuals in a variety of circumstances for decades. Employee pre-screening, online dating, and tenant screening have become quite common in recent years with the dawn of the internet era, and have proved to be excellent tools in a number of different settings.
While there are many reasons why we conduct background checks, they are mainly used to gain more information so that we can make more educated, informed decisions … Read More
Posted on: October 23, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
When it comes to business endeavors, it’s best to know more than to know less going into it. There’s a wealth of information out there, so why not have all of the info before you put your name on the line (literally)? If you’re fortunate enough to be able to purchase a commercial business, there is a lot at stake – your financial future, of course, but besides money you’ve got a lot to lose. Your name and reputation… Read More
Posted on: October 6, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Having a business partner is great for many reasons. You can share the same goals together and hold each other accountable for meeting those goals; you can bounce ideas off of one another; you can lean on them to help share the work load so that you don’t get overwhelmed with business items; you can give them a call when business gets a little rough or you become overloaded in life; and you can get a lot more done.
While … Read More