True has drawn attention and users in part because it promises the safest online dating experience. So I looked at the divorce rate at 50 percent and decided we could do something about that.” By “we,” he means True.com, an online dating competitor to Match, e Harmony, Yahoo Personals, and others.
He’s a big guy with a big, Texas drawl and an outsize personality.
When True ran into early financial troubles, which included layoffs in 2004 about the same time cut its own workforce, Vest came up with a new strategy: Attack the competition.
Any school board member will be disqualified from serving if they have been convicted of the following criminal offenses: This new law also includes stiff penalties for Board Members when they take their oath of office as they must also declare that they are not disqualified from service due to a conviction of one of crimes listed above.
Any member who falsely swears that he/she is not disqualified could face penalties of up to 18 months in prison and $10,000 in fines.
Usually background checks are searching for gross negligence such as trying to hide a previous felony or negligence such as lying about previous salaries. I am just worried about retaliation by my current employer.... and the market is really competitive in this field as you know... I hope they won't "ruin my image" during the background/employer check.. You may end up coming back to them one day as you're an ace salesman so why woudl they burn bridges?
Background checks also include finding a bankruptcy - and depending on the position you are being offered, this may or may not be relevant. Bite the bullet and get it done so you can move on.
[...] [R]egulators are supposed to enforce the law, not write it.
The AGs want the EEOC to rescind its criminal background check guidance and dismiss the Dollar General and BMW lawsuits, which is unlikely so long as Ms. But at the very least, the letter should embarrass an agency that deserves serious congressional scrutiny.
He’s aggressively pursued state legislation that would require competitors to disclose whether they conduct the same expensive efforts to do criminal background checks on users.
Vest once even paid for a full-page ad in The Wall Street Journal, wherein he attacked IAC/Inter Active Corp.
“I’m as much in favor of profit as the next guy, but I’ve always liked to have a social mission in business, to feel like I’m accomplishing something for people.