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Diversified Risk Management Identifies New Threat to Employers: the Professional Applicant


LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2017 -- According to Patricia Kotze, president of Diversified Risk Management, Inc. (DRM), there is a new threat to employers and their Human Resources departments: the “Professional Applicant.” “This is a person who applies for a position with a company but has no intention of sticking around to be a productive employee,” says Ms. Kotze. “Instead, their primary goal is in finding a weakness in your business and exploiting it for financial gain. Professional Applicants typically have a history of lawsuits against former employers, Workers Compensation claims, and/or complaints based on state or federal laws such as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).”

Diversified Risk Management is an L.A. – based company that assists corporations, non-profit organizations and law firms in identifying, mitigating, and responding to risks through a comprehensive and integrated suite of specialized risk management and workplace investigation services, designed to control loss and minimize exposure. DRM recently published a White Paper called: “Professional Applicants are an Emerging Threat to Businesses,” which lists concrete steps employers can take to minimize the damage caused by these at-risk employees. FULL ARTICLE