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Topic of the Week

Hunting for Red Flags: Surviving a Background Check

You've aced the interview with the right combination of expertise and enthusiasm, but there is one more hurdle, the background check. You're home free, right? Hardly.

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Blog of the Week

Seattle's $15 minimum wage raised pay with zero effect on restaurant jobs, new study shows

According to the University of California, Berkeley, study, the increased minimum wage had employment effects that were “not statistically distinguishable from zero,” which is a fancy way of saying “we looked and we could not find a damn thing.”

Thought for the Week

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."

–Maria Robinson

List of the Week

from Harris

How Companies Keep Top Talent:

  • More pay, 43%
  • Improving professional development, 18%
  • Improving corporate culture, 15%
  • Communicating plans for corporate growth, 10%
  • Improving benefits, 6%
  • More telecommuting, 5%
     

Top Five News Headlines

  1. The Foreign Visa Crackdown Is Putting Americans Out of Work
  2. Trump Takes Steps to Undo Obama Legacy on Labor
  3. How Much Paid Leave Is Enough?
  4. ‘Is There a Man I Can Talk To?’: Stories of Sexism in the Workplace
  5. Texas companies tie worker shortages to immigration fears