The New Struggle: Finding Workers Who Can Pass a Drug Test

The New Struggle Finding Workers Who Can Pass a Drug Test

Company drug testing has been around for a long time now, but when it was first introduced, there was nowhere in the United States where recreational drug use was legal. Now four states and the District of Columbia have fully legalized marijuana, and 20 more have some form of legalized marijuana use. How does that affect companies that won’t hire applicants who fail drug tests?

It turns out- that point might be moot, because so many candidates aren’t even bothering to get past the drug test portion of the screening process. That’s right, people who are applying for jobs even in states where drugs are still illegal just give up when it comes time to be tested. 
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How to Fight Back Against Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Part 2

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Part Two of Two on Fighting Fraud with Insured Solutions

In our last blog, we told you a little about Workers’ Comp Fraud and how it can be committed, either knowingly or unknowingly, by both employees and health care providers. Today’s subject matter is a little brighter – we’ll explain Insured Solutions’ step-by-step plan to combat Workers’ Comp Fraud and get businesses (and their employees) back on track after an injury. 
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White House Announces Final Rule on Overtime Pay

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A new rule was announced by the White House Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (under President Obama’s direction)-  any employee making a salary of less than $47,476 will automatically qualify for overtime pay (when working more than 40hrs wk). This will almost double the current $23,660 threshold.  It is expected that over 4.2 million Americans, will qualify for this boost in their wages. This ruling will go into effect on December 1, 2016. 

To get further clarification, let’s take a look at the following information taken from The United States Department of Labor’s website:  
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Webinar: Five Ways to Make More Sales with Referrals!

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When someone hands you a business card and says to you, “you should call this person!,” that’s not really a referral. Without more information, it’s more like they’re sending you on a cold call – and cold calling is very low on the list of favorite prospecting activities for most salespeople. Often times, that frustration can spill over to referrals. This webinar will assist you in turning that tepid referral into a meaningful introduction and in turn, making more sales!

Did you miss our latest webinar on the top five ways to make more sales with referrals? If you did or want to re-watch it, please follow this link. 
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