March, 2016

Active Shooter vs. Workplace Violence

The Difference Between an Active Shooter and Workplace Violence I was watching a video on the most recent workplace shooting in Indianapolis and a question that is often asked of Security consultants came up. “What the difference is between an active shooter and workplace violence?” I’m also asked this question quite often during Active Shooter […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence

The mainstream media would have us believe that it’s impossible to prevent workplace violence, and that incidents happen all the time. While the statistics don’t support that you are very likely to be the victim of an active shooter or that office violence is running rampant, it still pays to be prepared and do everything […]

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3 Things You Need to Know Before Doing An Employee Background Check

Your Employee Background Check May Be Illegal Conducting an employee background check without a release is illegal. According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), you need signed, written authorization (aka “a release”) to investigate a person’s background for the purpose of making an employment decision which may adversely effect them (such as not hiring […]

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