Lisa Bertini Attends MLK  Jr. Memorial in NYC

Lisa Bertini Attends MLK Jr. Memorial in NYC

Lisa attended the Dr. MLK Jr. Memorial at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in NYC to hear the inspiring words of Rev Barber. Then she marched to pray for a change for moral revolution/ revival in front of Trump Tower....
Virginia Fellow Lisa Bertini quoted in The New York Times

Virginia Fellow Lisa Bertini quoted in The New York Times

The human resources department at my company (a nonprofit with about 100 employees) is extremely concerned with avoiding hiring factors that might get us into trouble legally. So obviously they don’t ask candidates about age, marital status and so forth. But they also...

Can Bankruptcy Affect My Employment Status?

Many people may believe that their bankruptcy is kept between themselves and their bankruptcy attorneys; however, depending on your situation, it is possible that a prospective employer or your current employer will discover your financial troubles. Many employers...

Lisa Bertini Discusses Employers’ Limits With Social Media

Lisa Bertini spoke to The Hampton Roads Business Journal on how far employers can go when researching potential hires on social media. Topics of discussion include hiring based off of political views, religious beliefs, and internet privacy. Read the full article...

Why Employers are Hiring People on the Autism Spectrum

Many studies have shown that people on the autism spectrum, while highly functional and capable, struggle to find employment. A Drexel University study led by Anne Roux of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute in Philadelphia, showed that 58% of young adults with autism...

Why Do Employers Check Credit Reports?

Virginia is one of several states that has no laws restricting pre-employment background checks. Around the country, 47% of employers surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management in 2012 reported that they do check the credit scores of prospective new hires....