Legal Loophole Lets Felons Become Social Workers

Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Social workers handle society’s most vulnerable population. From children to the elderly and those with disabilities, a social worker’s job involves significant interaction with individuals who are most susceptible to being taken advantage of.

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No License, Big Problem

Posted Monday, November 10th, 2014 by Sterling Talent Solutions

In a tragic accident last August, an East Harlem cab driver who was allegedly driving with a suspended license struck and killed 25-year-old cyclist Jerrison Garcia. While bike safety advocates want drivers to pay more attention to bikes and share the road, background screening advocates are wondering why this driver was even operating a cab (or any motor vehicle for that matter) to begin with.

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Doctors On Drugs May Face Randomized Testing

Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Drug and alcohol abuse affects people from all walks of life, which is why many jobs in both the public and private sector require some form of drug testing. Firefighters, pilots, bus drivers, and police officers are among some of the workers who must participate in random drug testing programs. So why is it that doctors – a profession with access to a variety of narcotics and the authority to prescribe them – are exempt from mandatory drug testing?

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Gymnastics Coach Has Parents Flipping Out Over Inappropriate Conduct With Students

Posted Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Justin Henry, a 21 year old gymnastics coach has found himself in hot water over some inappropriate behavior with one of his teenage students… again. It was only a few months earlier that he allegedly picked up some 14 year old former students in the middle of the night, took them to the beach, and allowed them to drink alcohol. He was charged with three counts of interfering with child custody.

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The Rise Of Employee Theft Is Criminal

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Kessler International conducted a survey and found that 95% of employees steal from their employers. That’s right – a shocking 95%. That staggering figure implies that someone in your organization is probably taking more than you bargained for.

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