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Preparing for a Background Check

Due to the current job market and the availability of employees, managers are more careful than ever when hiring new employees. It has become more common, in the last few years, for even the smallest business to run a background check on prospective employees to verify that you are who you say you are, and that you have the experience and qualifications for the job for which you are applying. 503 more words

Background Check

Facebook Dumbly Thinks It's as Big as Google

Facebook Dumbly Thinks It’s as Big as Google
It will do the way Google tracks us
Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook’s off site user tracking plans… 366 more words


Feds halt $100 million mobile cramming scheme

At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal court has temporarily halted a mobile phone cramming scheme that deceptively piled more than $100 million in charges on consumers’ mobile phone bills without their permission. 388 more words


FTC Gives Carriers Tips on Preventing Wireless Cramming

The wireless industry could do more to prevent fraudulent charges ending up on subscriber phone bills, the Federal Trade Commission said in a new report… 393 more words


Meet the Woman Keeping Silicon Valley in Check

Edith Ramirez is probably not the most popular person in Seattle right now. As the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, she’s currently suing two of the city’s biggest tech companies: Amazon, for allegedly making it too easy for kids to rack up… 1,493 more words

Herbalife Hires Biden's Former Chief of Staff

In yet another chapter in what has become a real-life, Wall Street-D.C. soap opera, the nutritional supplements company Herbalife announced today that it has hired Vice President Joe Biden’s former chief of staff, Alan Hoffman. 712 more words