While part of our world is becoming more transparent, due to the Internet and various social media avenues, many areas are locked down and protected when it comes to researching potential hiring candidates. Laws and regulations limit the types of background checks that employers can perform. Labor and employment lawyer Richard D. Alaniz provides the lowdown on how to perform background checks correctly.
Meanwhile, the latest Small Business Friendliness Survey results are in, ranking the best and worst cities and states for small businesses. How does your locale measure up?