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Probation can be a dicey proposition (access required)

Various forms of employee probationary periods are popular, but they aren’t always a good idea. Probationary periods at the start of employment probably had their origin in unionized workplaces – because collective bargaining agreements typically afford employment security for employees ...

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Be wary of resume fraud and diploma mills (access required)

It’s become all too common. Someone famous or prominent is caught lying on a resume. Football coaches who embellish their accomplishments. Academic figures who create credentials or publications that don’t exist. And remember one of last year’s headlines? The star ...

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