Bishops Services’ Melissa Kelley-Hilton Selected as Finalist in 14th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 by Bishops Services

Bishops Services, Inc., a Sterling Talent Solutions company, is proud to announce that Melissa Kelley-Hilton, Executive Vice President of Bishops was named a Finalist in the Maverick of the Year category in the 14th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. She will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the...

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National Survey Shows Americans Deeply in Favor of Pre-Employment Screening

Posted Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by Bishops Services

The word “safe” has many meanings and can vary per person and the surrounding environment. Feeling safe is to feel secure, protected from or not exposed to danger or risk and out of harm’s way. We all strive to be safe. We drive safely, keep our family out of harm’s way (such as baby proofing...

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GDPR - Everything You Need To Know About the New EU Privacy Law

GDPR: Everything You Need to Know About the New EU Privacy Law

Posted Thursday, August 17th, 2017 by Bishops Services

On May 25 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect. What does this mean for you and your company’s due diligence and pre-employment screening needs? Well, when it comes to international candidates with work or personal history in the European Union (EU) this new regulation will cause drastic changes in...

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Mom & Pop(’s) Shop

Posted Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 by Bishops Services

Mom and Pop businesses are great for a number of reasons: they bolster the local economy, hire employees from the community and often add a personable quality to services oft overlooked by larger corporations. These small family organizations, typically with long-term employees that have access to the cash ledger, also present unique vulnerabilities and challenges to fraud prevention.

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Marijuana: A “Budding” New Investment Class – 3 Fast Facts for Beginners

Posted Monday, July 10th, 2017 by Bishops Services

Recently, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada have joined the growing number of states legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Along with Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota, states that recently passed medical marijuana legislation, and the total number of states (plus the District of Columbia) that allow some form of legal marijuana has jumped to a whopping 33!

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Crocodile Dundee Actor Paul Hogan Loses $34 Million in Australia’s Largest Embezzlement Investigation

Posted Thursday, June 15th, 2017 by Bishops Services

Things down under aren’t going so well for the former star of the Crocodile Dundee film franchise, Paul Hogan. The Australia actor’s accountant, Phillip Egglishaw, lost $34 million dollars of the movie star’s money through a complex tax-evasion scheme over a period of several years. The once trusted business partner is now in custody.

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No. 2 Top Official in China’s Second Largest Oil Company Charged with Embezzlement

Posted Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by Bishops Services

Yet again, the corporate world lends itself to invaluable lessons regarding careful vetting of top management being hired for positions that grant them access to power and privileged information. The former president of the global energy giant Sinopec Group has been sentenced to 15 1/2 years for graft, state media reported in January of this year. Wang Tianpu was jailed by a Chinese court after a lengthy investigation and subsequent trial.

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Don’t Get Zirk’ed Around

Posted Thursday, May 4th, 2017 by Bishops Services

As has been recently released to the public by the FBI and the SEC, a California-based, self-described merchant banker was sentenced to prison for his part in a penny-stock fraud scheme that resulted in investor losses totaling a staggering $39 million.

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Ethics Executive Charged with $100 million Fraud

Posted Monday, May 1st, 2017 by Bishops Services

Embezzlement can strike any company and be committed by anyone, but the last person you would expect to embezzle approximately $100 million would be the executive in charge of ethics training.

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