Tag: hiring

Background Checks Causing Discrimination Complaints: Know the Rules

When a small business owner is ready to hire a new employee, there are a number of obvious issues that need to be addressed, such as salary and job responsibilities.  A very important issue sometimes gets overlooked: to background check an applicant or not?  It’s hard from an owner’s standpoint to argue against thoroughly checking […]

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Small Businesses Positive About Revenue and Local Economies

Small businesses appear to be more optimist about their financial position, but they still aren’t ready to hire, according to a new report.  Capital One’s Spark Small Business Barometer for the second quarter found that 45 percent of small businesses across the country are reporting that they believe their financial position will be better in […]

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