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December 2014
 
   


 
From: Silver Fox Advisors

 

To: All of our Friends, Supporters, Associates and Business Partners

 


 

Silver Fox Advisors Announces 2015 Directors And Officers

Dec. 5, 2015 - Todaythe Silver Fox Advisors announced the names of the Directors and Officers for 2015. Elected as Officers are:

Jim Griffing, President

Rich Maloney, Vice-President

Donnie Roberts, Treasurer/ Secretary

Elected to the Board of Directors are: Richard Hendee, Mary Kole, Butch Madrazo, Lane Sloan, Al Spinks and Keith Thayer.

Mary Kole will serve as organization's Chairman.

 

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How To Avoid A Million Dollar Mistake

By Paul Marcus

In recent years, the number of negligent hiring lawsuits filed against employers has increased. These lawsuits are normally filed by a third party who is injured by your employee. Most claims are made charging that the company (you) did not do the proper due diligence of conducting a thorough background check before hiring the employee, and if a proper search had been done, the employee would not have been hired.

By not performing a complete and comprehensive background check, you are leaving yourself and your business open to the following:

  • Unsafe business environment

  • Embezzlement and dishonesty

  • High employee turnover rate

  • Workplace violence

  • Negligent hiring lawsuits

    The average cost to employers of a negligent hiring lawsuit is $1 million and can exceed $40 million. In addition, 79 percent of negligent hiring lawsuits are lost by the employer. Following the recommendations below will assist you in setting up effective screening process.

 

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Several Silver Fox Advisors have written books sharing their business experiences and expertise. These books contain information that you may find helpful to you and your business. We encourage you to visit our web site and click on the Resources link to find a listing of all books that are available.

 

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January 22, 2015

 

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