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Small Businesses Employee Retention Problems Surge With Low Unemployment Rates

2021-06-15T11:16:40-07:00

Hiring is on the rise in many parts of the country, and Nevada is no exception. According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation’s May 2018 labor report, Nevada’s job growth is holding at 2.8% and unemployment has gone down to 4.8%, the lowest it has been since 2007. In fact, Nevada has added 37,600 jobs over the year and reclaimed the title of the fastest growing private sector in the U.S.! What does this mean for Nevada employers? For most, it will mean more hiring and more competition to get the best new hires as job seekers have more options to choose from. […]

Small Businesses Employee Retention Problems Surge With Low Unemployment Rates2021-06-15T11:16:40-07:00

Requirements for Obtaining a Traveling Nursing Position in Nevada

2021-06-15T16:30:11-07:00

Nurses are astonishing and inspiring to many of us. Not only are they expected to provide quality, compassionate care to patients and work in sometimes difficult and demanding situations but they are also held to a very rigorous standard when it comes to keeping up with licensure requirements, continuing education, and more. Working long shifts, on their feet, while caring for strangers makes them heroes in my book. Traveling nurses are no exception. This unique nursing position can be an especially exciting and fulfilling vocation for those who enjoy caring for others and thrive on the variety of working in different environments. Whether you are just exploring the idea of becoming an RN in [...]

Requirements for Obtaining a Traveling Nursing Position in Nevada2021-06-15T16:30:11-07:00

Summer Camps In Nevada: Finding A Safe & Fun Solution

2020-04-20T18:43:55-07:00

School is out for summer in most Nevada school districts, and this is often the time when parents start looking for a fun summer camp that they can enroll their child in. With so many different options available, it can be challenging to choose the best ones! There are camps in Nevada to nurture any interest, including day camps, overnight camps, STEM camps, music camps, writing camps, nature-based camps, sports camps, faith-based camps, and just about everything in between to enrich your child’s summer experience. But when it comes to screening camp employees and volunteers to ensure the safety of young campers, did you know that background checks aren’t required in Nevada? Different camps have different criteria. For example, [...]

Summer Camps In Nevada: Finding A Safe & Fun Solution2020-04-20T18:43:55-07:00

How to Prepare Yourself for Nevada School District Employment

2021-06-15T16:09:33-07:00

Working at a school in Nevada can be a very fulfilling career. Few other careers offer individuals an opportunity to so directly impact the future. By helping to shape the minds of young people, you are also contributing to the course of society. Therefore, it is important for educators and other school employees to take their responsibilities seriously, and it is equally important for government agencies to thoroughly vet potential school personnel. The following guide will help you understand the Nevada School District Employment process. […]

How to Prepare Yourself for Nevada School District Employment2021-06-15T16:09:33-07:00

Background Checks for Ride Sharing Services Like Uber and Lyft

2020-04-20T18:44:09-07:00

What Ride Share Companies Don't Want You To Know Teachers, real estate agents, security guards, nurses. Every day we come into contact with a number of service providers who we know have been thoroughly vetted for the safety of the public at large. We trust them with our health, our safety, and in many cases our personal information. But do you know who’s driving you when you use a ride sharing service like Lyft or Uber? You may be shocked to find out that, in most localities, these drivers don’t undergo the same background checking process that taxi drivers undergo, which includes checking a driver’s fingerprints against a national criminal database. Using fingerprint background checks is superior because no [...]

Background Checks for Ride Sharing Services Like Uber and Lyft2020-04-20T18:44:09-07:00

Requirements for Nevada Security Jobs: What You Need to Know About Getting Hired

2021-06-15T13:31:30-07:00

As one of the largest sectors in the world, the security sector is always in need of qualified, passionate individuals who are dedicated to keeping the people and property they are entrusted with safe. It only makes sense that to work security you will need to meet several requirements, including having a fingerprint-based background check. Read on to learn about the different types of security jobs in Nevada, what each requires, and why it is important to include background checks as part of the hiring process. […]

Requirements for Nevada Security Jobs: What You Need to Know About Getting Hired2021-06-15T13:31:30-07:00

The Truth About Licensing Requirements for Insurance Producers: What Consumers Should Know

2020-04-20T18:44:22-07:00

Obtaining insurance for your car, home, or healthcare is something everyone must do at some point. During this process, we supply insurance producers with our most sensitive information and trust them to use it appropriately. But in this age of identity theft and insurance fraud, how do you know if the person handling your information can be trusted? The fact is that depending on the state, your insurance provider may or may not be required to undergo a fingerprinting and thorough background check before receiving an insurance license. This can lead to loopholes for criminals to access valuable information. As a consumer, it’s important to know the requirements for your state before handing over important personal information to be [...]

The Truth About Licensing Requirements for Insurance Producers: What Consumers Should Know2020-04-20T18:44:22-07:00

Employment is Possible with a Criminal History – Sealing Records

2020-04-20T18:44:28-07:00

A big part of growing up is making bad decisions. All of us have made bad decisions- some of us never got caught and some of us are still paying for a mistake made long ago. This mistake can follow you throughout your life ultimately preventing you from getting a good job. The National Employment Law Project suggests that 1 in 4 Americans have arrest or conviction record(s). That arrest or conviction may intrude when requirements to have a criminal background check to gain a job or license. Certain conviction categories will disqualify you for certain types of careers. For example, financial convictions will prevent you from a career in real estate, insurance or banking. Convictions of neglect will [...]

Employment is Possible with a Criminal History – Sealing Records2020-04-20T18:44:28-07:00

9 Background Check Myths You Need To Know

2020-04-20T18:44:35-07:00

9 Background Check Myths You Need To Know By Monica Pappas Chances are you have been or will be fingerprinted at some point in your life. Fingerprinting is not only for criminals. There are several jobs and volunteering opportunities that people may not do if they have disqualifying criminal records. For example, someone with a grand larceny record may not do anything related to financial transactions. Someone with sex crimes or a record of abuse may not be around the disabled, elderly or children. Someone that has a history of neglect should not care for others. While fingerprinting these civilians may be inconvenient, these laws are put into place to protect our most vulnerable populations. #1 In Home Service [...]

9 Background Check Myths You Need To Know2020-04-20T18:44:35-07:00

New Regulations in Kentucky to Safeguard Vulnerable Populations

2020-04-20T18:44:41-07:00

On Nov. 20, 2015, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed emergency regulations requiring health care providers to obtain national criminal background checks on new employees and other individuals who provide direct one-on-one care to elderly residents or patrons in order to renew the facility’s license to operate in the state. More than 1,300 providers will be required to obtain national criminal background checks for new employees. According to Gov. Beshear, the regulation is based on a federal law allowing national criminal background checks and will ensure thorough tracking of the histories of perpetrators of crimes against vulnerable populations, whether it occurred in the state of Kentucky or elsewhere across the United States. Kentucky previously only required name-based background checks, which [...]

New Regulations in Kentucky to Safeguard Vulnerable Populations2020-04-20T18:44:41-07:00
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