Reference checking feels like a lost art. There is misinformation and fear circulating around the risks of providing a bad reference and a belief that no one will tell you the truth. This free course is aimed at dispelling these myths and arming you with valuable information about who to call, what to ask, how to improve the validity of the responses. When the shoe is on the other foot and you are asked to provide a reference, we walk you through how to do that too!
Marijuana is legal in Michigan, but does that mean that employers have to allow it in the workplace? The simple answer is no, but managing employees in this new era does require more specific policy language, testing protocols and perhaps another look at your pre-employment practices. In this free course, we explore the impact of legalized medical and recreational marijuana at work and how best to mitigate risk going forward.