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26 Jul 2012

Recruiting After a PR and Brand Disaster

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This article is specifically about how recruiters can recruit talent after an organization has gone through a PR and brand crisis. The article provides a bullet point list of how companies can reinvent themselves after these negative effects and create a new message that will resonate with the public. Read the full article here:Recruiting After […]

26 Jul 2012

How safe are your secrets?

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Companies may believe that their secrets are safe but that is not so. About one-third of employees admit to posting or exposing secrets. A lot may do so if they believe that they have input and would also do so if they were getting fired. Companies should look more on the inside for their leaks […]

25 Jul 2012

Registry of Motor Vehicles employee charged with producing false licenses

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For being part of a ring that created and sold false drivers licenses, Massachusetts State Registry of Motor Vehicles clerk Venessa Perguero was charged in US District Court with producing a false identification document. This can carry a sentence of up to fifteen years in jail and a fine of $250,000. The group was selling […]

25 Jul 2012

Kansans need photo ID to vote

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Kansas has adopted a new law, which requires voters to present a photo ID in order to vote. The purpose of this law is said to be to prevent voter fraud, as otherwise someone can claim to be someone else and vote on their behalf. However, this law threatens to impose problems on at least […]

25 Jul 2012

Will ID laws lower college student vote?

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Elections are right around the corner and we have a problem. College students who used to be able to use there student ID for voting may no longer be able to use that form of identification. The new laws have caused some confusion and a lot of students may not vote due to miscommunication. When […]

25 Jul 2012

How a great-great-granny could settle the Voter ID issue

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Elections are fast approaching and there is an issue about voter ID’s. Certain states are requiring people to have a state issued ID or drivers license to prove who they are when they go to vote. Other states will accept electric bills or other home bills as proof. Either way, this could cause some issues […]

23 Jul 2012

New lab working on security shoe sole to ID people

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A joint venture between Carnegie Mellon University and the Canadian company Autonomous ID is working on a shoe insole that identifies the wearer in high-security areas. The insole would act as clearance and be able to detect an unauthorized entrant immediately. Although the technology faces moral and privacy issues, it would still show a remarkable […]

23 Jul 2012

Study: Minorities more likely to be disenfranchised by Voter ID laws

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New laws requiring voters to show photo ID are said to help prevent voter frauds, but opponents claim they will also pose undue hardships for many minority voters. Minorities and the poor, they claims, are likely to have more difficulty obtaining photo identification than other voters, and these laws erect an unfair obstacle to their […]