California seeks to ban most criminal background checks

Excerpted from a Baker McKenzie Blog by Michael Brewer, Benjamin Ho, Goli Rahimi, Zachary Reeves and Robin Samuel California legislators met on April 11 to discuss a proposed overhaul of employment-related criminal background checks. In essence, the proposed law will all but ban employment-related criminal background checks, except for positions for which such checks are authorized or required by statute.

The biggest résumé lies to avoid

Excerpted from a Blog by Dawn Papandrea Finding a job is challenging enough, but when your competition is cheating with résumé lies, it can make standing out even tougher. […]