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Date registered: March 2, 2012


The HR Magnet is a place for industry resources in human resources. We blog topics of interest for HR Professionals or just those seeking information about the workplace – there’s something here for everyone!

Latest posts

  1. 10 Reasons to Have a Written Contract with Your Nanny — December 6, 2013
  2. INFOGRAPHIC: The Best & Worst Jobs — November 5, 2013
  3. Expert Insights: Nanny Tax Myths with Guy Maddalone of GTM Payroll Services, Inc. — September 4, 2013
  4. What a Background Check Covers (And What it Doesn’t) — July 24, 2013
  5. How to Evaluate Your Nanny’s Driving Skills — July 19, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. New Guidance issued by EEOC on Criminal Background Checks — 1 comment
  2. Top Background Screening Trends in 2012 — 1 comment

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Mar 02

Babysitters or Child Predators?


Most often, the First Contact HR blog reports on trends, topics and news relating to background screening and other human resource practices for businesses. However, the need to background screen is not only pertinent to companies seeking to screen employees and applicants, but also to individuals and families seeking to hire a responsible person to …

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Feb 06

Employers Face Class Action Lawsuits for Online Applications in Violation of Fair Credit Reporting Act

In a response to a lack of communication during the online application process, the National Law Forum reports that an increasing number of job seekers are suing employers who are in violation of theFair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In a recent class action lawsuit against K-Mart, prosecutors say that the online applications that they filled out for positions at …

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Feb 01


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